Nikta Feizi

PhD Student: Nikta Feizi

Nikta received her bachelor degree in Microbiology from the University of Tehran, Iran. Following this, she attended the University of Manitoba to get her Master of Science degree in Bioinformatics. As her MSc thesis, Nikta worked on developing supervised algorithms for classifying cancer-specific somatic mutations based on their pathogenic status. Her research interests include application of machine learning algorithms in pharmacogenomic analysis, cancer diagnosis and personalized medicine. As a research analyst in the lab, Nikta is involved in different projects sharpening her expertise in computational programming and research.