Azza Althagafi, a student under the supervision of Assistant Professor Robert Hoehndorf, defended her Master's thesis on November 1, 2018.
For her research, "VSIM: Visualization and Simulation of Genomes for Premarital Testing", Azza developed an automated and easy-to-use web application for interpretation and visualization of a variety of genomics data. It identifies the candidate diseases variants by referencing to four databases Clinvar, GWAS, DIDA, and PharmGKB, and predicted the pathogenic variants.
Azza's thesis defense committee members, Professor Mikhail Moshkov, Assistant Professor Robert Hoehndorf and Distinguished Professor Takashi Gojobori, were very pleased with the quality of her work.
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