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K. Yalçın Arga is a professor of bioengineering and senior expert on bioinformatics and multi-omics research. His research centers on statistical and mathematical modeling and translation of Big Data to applications in systems biology, pharmaceutical innovation, drug repositioning, health care, and clinical practice. He is a frequent contributor to recognized international systems biology forums as well as having authored works in high-impact journals such as Nature Biotechnology. His works are interdisciplinary and integrative, spanning the continuum of metabolic systems engineering in bacteria to drug repurposing and diagnostics innovation for common complex human diseases. He is recently appointed to head an innovative initiative to establish a multi-omics data analysis laboratory at the Health Institutes of Turkey in Istanbul, Turkey, as part of country-wide effort to translate multi-omics Big Data to clinical and health care innovation. Professor Arga has also mentored numerous students who have gone on to pursue productive careers as independent researchers in academia and industry. Prof. Arga received his Bachelor's degree (B.Sc.) and Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemical Engineering from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. He is currently Professor of Bioengineering at the Department of Bioengineering at Marmara University and at the Health Institutes of Turkey, both in Istanbul, Turkey. Professor Arga is a frequently sought after the referee in the field of systems biology, bioinformatics, and bioengineering and a frequent presenter at international conferences. 

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Faculty of Engineering
Department of Bioengineering


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