"It may get hard or stressful at some points, but this is exactly what will open new doors and prepare you for life."

​Arturo Magana-Mora obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) under the supervision of Prof. Vladimir Bajic in 2017 and later joined the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Com. Bio Big-Data Open Innovation Lab (CBBD-OIL).

Research Interest

His research interests include the development of novel machine-learning and data mining techniques to address the complex problems in biology.  His research work has resulted in several peer-reviewed publications in high-quality journals and currently serves as a referee for several scientific journals.

Selected Publications

Magana-Mora, A. (2017). Genetic Algorithms for Optimization of Machine-learning Models and their Applications in Bioinformatics, (Dissertation). https://hdl.handle.net/10754/623317