Biomedical Data Science

Biomedical Data Science

Advancing methods, technologies, and applications for understanding biological systems, transforming medicine and improving health. We address real-world complex data arising from multiple sources and spanning multiple scales. Prominent subareas include computational neuroscience, omics, biomedicine and health, and biostatistics.

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Vineet Bafna


Bio coming soon!

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Jelena Bradic


Bradic is an Associate Professor of Statistics, and winner of multiple teaching awards.…

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David Danks

Professor Danks conducts research at the intersection of machine learning, philosophy, and cognitive science.…

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Virginia de Sa

Professor, HDSI Associate Director

Associate Director de Sa is a leader in the fields of cognitive science, neuroscience, computer science, engineering, and data science.…

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Gal Mishne

Assistant Professor

Mishne’s research is at the intersection of signal processing and machine learning for graph-based modeling, processing and analysis of large-scale high-dimensional real-world data.…

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Lucila Ohno-Machado


Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD, focuses on making health data more accessible and usable, so patients and clinicians can make better informed, evidenced-based health decisions together.…

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Armin Schwartzman


Armin Schwartzman’s research encompasses theoretical and practical aspects of statistical signal and image analysis in a variety of scientific applications.…

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Benjamin Smarr

Assistant Professor

Benjamin Smarr is an assistant professor at the Halicioğlu Data Science Institute and the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego.…

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Shankar Subramaniam


Subramaniam is the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Endowed Chair in Bioengineering and Systems Biology, and a Distinguished Scientist at the San Diego Supercomputer Center.…

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Berk Ustun

Assistant Professor

Berk Ustun is an incoming Assistant Professor at the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC San Diego.…

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Lily Weng

Assistant Professor

Lily Weng is an Assistant Professor in the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC San Diego.…