Dr. Reda Rawi

 Reda Rawi
Postdoctoral researcher
Data Analytics

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Joining the first Computational Biology Research Group at Qatar Foundation and significantly contributing to QCRI’s growth and goals; Setting up collaborations with experimental labs in Qatar (e.g. Qatar Biomedical Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College) and worldwide (e.g. MIT, Purdue University)

Research Focus at QCRI

 
  • Analysis of Functional Genomics data from human and model systems, especially functional Genome-wide Association Studies (GWAS)
  • Protein Function/Structure Prediction
  • Protein-DNA Interaction Prediction
  • Protein and Ligand Design

Previous Experience

 
  • Evolutionary Algorithm Design
  • Evolutionary Computational Protein Design
  • Protein Sequence Analysis
  • Protein Structure Prediction
  • Webpage Design for Scientific issue: CHOYCE (http://choyce.ismb.lon.ac.uk)

Professional Experience

 
  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, Bioinformatics Group, Research Associate, 2008-2013
  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, Teaching Associate, 2009-2013
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Department of Simulation Engineering, Computational Chemistry Group, Research Associate, 2006-2007
  • University of Cologne, Center for Applied Sciences, Research Associate, 2004-2005

Professional Associations and Awards

 

Education

 
  • PhD, Bioinformatics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, Germany, 2013
  • MSc, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom, 2008
  • Diploma, Biomathematics, University of Applied Science Remagen, Germany, 2007

Selected Research

 
  • Mohammed El Anbari, Nawel Nemmour, Othmane Bouhali, Ali Sheharyar, Reda Rawi, and Halima Bensmail, “Computational Neuro-Modeling of Visual Memory: Multimodal Imaging and Analysis”, International Conference on Brain Informatics and Health 2014, (submitted)
  • Yan Wang, Reda Rawi, Daniel Hoffmann, Binlian Sun, Rongge Yang, “Inference of Global HIV-1 Sequence Patterns and Preliminary Feature Analysis”, VIROLOGICA SINICA 2013, 28 (4): 228-238
  • Wang Y.*, Rawi R.*, Wilms C., Heider D., Yang R., Hoffmann D., “A small set of succinct signature patterns distinguishes Chinese and non-Chinese HIV-1 genomes”, PLOS ONE 2013, 8, 3, e58804
  • Rawi R., Whitmore L., Topf M., “CHOYCE: a web server for constrained homology modelling with cryoEM maps”, Bioinformatics 2010, 26, 16, 1673-4

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In the Media

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Cyber security experts advise caution after attacks

16/05/2017

Cyber security experts in Qatar and the region have advised caution and not to access any emails or other information from unknown sources, following the recent wave of cyber attacks across the world...

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People remain calm as the world ends, video game study suggests

28/03/2017

As the world ends, will you lock arms and sing “Kumbayah” or embark on a path of law-breaking, anti-social behavior? A new study, based upon the virtual actions of more than 80,000 players of the ...

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Computer vision research aims to identify overweight people from social media face photos

16/03/2017

Researchers from MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed a novel new facility in the current rush of interest towards computer vision – an algorithm that can identify overweight...

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2017

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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

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The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s new Creative Space, which conducts fun activities to teach children computing skills, has successfully held its first Open House event. About 100 children ...

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QCRI-MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review 2017

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The QCRI – MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review is open to the public on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room. The annual meeting is a highlight of a ...

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MLDAS 2017

(MLDAS 2017) Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium

Download ICS File 13/03/2017  - 14/03/2017 , Qatar National Convention Centre

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2017 Building on the success of the three previous events , Boeing and QCRI will hold the Fourth Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (...

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News Releases

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QCRI’s summer internship program kicks off

07/05/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s 2017 summer internship program is underway. This year’s program involves computer science and computer engineering students from Carnegie Mellon University, ...

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QCRI summer 2017 internship applications open

11/03/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has announced that applications for its summer internship program have opened. The internships are being offered to ...

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MIT-CSAIL's Patrick Winston: 'AI is not a threat'

05/03/2017

Artificial intelligence expert tells Qatar audience that humans should not consider AI to be a major threat to their existence but should use it to enhance it.

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