Murat Can Çobanoğlu, Ph.D.
UTSW Distinguished Fellow in the Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Previously co-founder of Accelerated Informatics. PhD from the CMU-Pitt Joint PhD Program in Computational Biology, thesis advisors were Ivet Bahar and Lans Taylor. Thesis committee members were Gary Silverman, Ziv Bar-Joseph, and Zoltan Oltvai in addition to thesis advisors. PhD research focused on applying machine learning in drug discovery. Built BalestraWeb.
Data Science Summit 2015 talk.
- MC Cobanoglu et al., (2015) "BalestraWeb: Efficient, online evaluation of drug-target interactions" Bioinformatics, vol. 31, pp. 131-133.
- LP O'Reilly*, OS Long*, MC Cobanoglu* et al., (2014) "A genome-wide RNAi screen identifies potential drug targets in a C. elegans model of α1-antitrypsin deficiency." Human Molecular Genetics, vol. 23, pp. 5123-5132.
- MC Cobanoglu et al., (2013) "Predicting Drug-Target Interactions Using Probabilistic Matrix Factorization." Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, vol. 53, pp. 3399–3409.
- MC Cobanoglu et al, (2011) "Classification of GPCRs using family specific motifs." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, vol. 8, pp. 1495–1508.