Welcome! My name is Pegah Khosravi, and I am a Computational Biologist at New York City. When I am not working, I enjoy reading books, cooking, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, and playing tennis and backgammon. Check out my website to find more information about my research, and publications. Download CV as a PDF

Education and Experience

   2020-present: Sr II Computational Biologist

  • Computational Oncology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York, USA
    • Clinical image analysis of various types of cancer using machine learning techniques

    2017-2020: Postdoctoral Associate

  • Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City, New York, USA
    • Assessing human blastocyst quality, digital MRI Image analysis of prostate cancer, and classification of heterogeneous digital pathology images using deep convolutional neural networks

  2014-2017: Postdoctoral Fellow

  • School of Biological Sciences of Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    • Developing new methods for detecting biomarkers and critical molecular changes during cancer progression using expression data

   2012-2013: Visiting Research Scholar

  • Donnelly Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Developing an algorithm for assigning types to interactions in gene regulatory networks inferred from microarray data

     2009-2014: Ph.D., Bioinformatics

  • Department of Bioinformatics, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics (IBB), University of Tehran, Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    • Thesis: Dynamical analysis of cellular networks via studying interaction and hub types
    • Supervisors and Advisor: Prof. Bahram Goliaei, Prof. Gary Bader, and Prof. Mehdi Sadeghi

     2007-2009: Research Scientist

  • Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII), Karaj, Alborz, Iran
    • Tissue culture, DNA extraction, PCR, Flow cytometry, Cytogenetics, and Fluorescence microscopy

     2004-2007: M.Sc., Plants Breeding

  • University of Mazandaran, Sari, Mazandaran, Iran
    • Dissertation: Producing new roses by chromosome doubling
    • Supervisors and Advisor: Prof. Gorban Ali Nematzadeh, Prof. Maryam Jafarkhani Kermani, and Prof. Mohamad Reza Bihamta

     2003-2004: Learning English as a Second Language

  • Shokouh Institute, Shiraz, Fars, Iran
    • Speaking, Writing, Listening, Reading

     1999-2003: B.Sc., Agronomy and Plants Breeding

  • University of Bahonar, Kerman, Kerman, Iran
    • Dissertation: Effect of different levels of nitrogen fertilizer on yield and yield components of triticale
    • Supervisor: Prof. Mehri Safari

Languages

Farsi and English

Contact me

pegah dot khosravi57 at gmail dot com