Prof. Natasa Przulj is a member of Academia Europaea -- The Academy of Europe, a functioning European Academy of Humanities, Letters and Sciences. She is an ICREA Research Professor at Barcelona Supercomputing Center as of January 1st, 2019. She is a Fellow of the British Computer Society. In 2014, she was awarded the British Computer Society Roger Needham Award for a distinguished research contribution in computer science by a UK based researcher within ten years of their PhD. She received two prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants. She held a prestigious NSF CAREER Award. Her research has also been supported by other large governmental and industrial grants. She was previously a Full Professor (2016-2019) at UCL, Associate Professor (2012-2016) and Assistant Professor (2009-2012) at Imperial College London and an Assistant Professor at University of California Irvine (2005-2009). She obtained a PhD in Computer Science from University of Toronto in 2005.
- Molecular and clinical data integration for precision medicine: patient stratification, biomarker discovery, drug re-purposing, drug discovery, disease re-classification
- Data analytics, modeling, fusion, dynamics, applied to clinical, molecular and biological data
- Algorithms for uncovering molecular mechanisms of disease from systems-level “omics” data
- Molecular networks: interactome evolution, dynamics, alignment, function prediction
- Large-scale economic data analysis, fusion and modeling the dynamics of economic systems
- Computational graph theory, algorithms, models
Key wordscomputational biology and bioinformatics; molecular networks; methods for molecular and clinical data integration for precision medicine; data analytics, modeling, fusion, dynamics