Ilias Tagkopoulos

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Associate Professor

Departments

UC Davis Genome Center
Engineering Computer Science

Offices and Labs

3063 Kemper Hall
530-752-4821
5313 GBSF
530-752-7707

Degrees

2008 Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering Princeton University
2003 M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering Columbia University
2001 Diploma Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Patras

Research Interests

Applied machine learning and optimization

Data integration and prediction analytics for medical, biological and agricultural data. Development and application of optimization and machine learning algorithms. Data-driven, HPC modeling and simulation of complex systems.

Microbial Evolution

laboratory microbial evolution, identification of genetic/epigenetic basis of microbial adaptation, evolution and dynamics of associative memory in bacteria, predictive modeling of gene regulatory and biochemical networks, large-scale simulations of microbial evolution

Systems Biology

Biological networks, computational models of biological systems, integration and analysis of high-dimensional data.

Synthetic Biology

Synthetic gene circuits for biotechnological applications, computational tools for synthetic biology, computer-aided design and optimization of synthetic constructs

Awards

NSF CAREER Award
Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship

Department and Center Affiliations

Computer Science
Genome Center

ProfessionalSocieties

IEEE, ACM

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Biophysics

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Computer Science
Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology Program
Biomedical Engineering
Microbiology