Cristian Regep


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Cristian Regep

Doctoral Student in SABS-IDC

Rex Richards Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU

Background

BEng (Hons), First Class, Software Engineering with Management, University of Edinburgh, 2009-2013

Class Medal
A mixed degree between developing Software Engineering solutions, Artificial Intelligence(mainly Machine Learning) and Business Management. My dissertation is detailed in the Research section

Work experience

Summer Technology Analyst - Credit Suisse London, Summer 2012

Spent the summer developing a lightweight tool for managing Credit Derivates in C#

Web developer - Iformis Edinburgh, 2011 - 2013

Part time Ruby on Rails web developer for company presentation websites.

Openlab Summer Student - CERN Geneva, Summer 2010

Reversed engineered legacy PERL online student management platform into PHP

Programming knowledge

C, C++, C#, Java, Python, RoR, HTML, Javascript, MySQL
Matlab, R

Interests

Machine Learning

I have done 3 courses (IAML, PMR, MLPR) in my UG studies and 2 online ( Coursera and Caltech). I have also participated in contests on Kaggle and have been developing a novel and complex football results predictor.

Bioinformatics

I have done a Bioinformatics Level 11 course ( MSc level) during UG and is the main area in which I want to apply my Machine Learning knowledge.

Drug Discovery

Combining the two above I want to target my research efforts to helping drug discovery in the area of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases.

Research

UG4 Honours Project @ University of Edinburgh

Modelling DNA methylation - MeCP2 affinity relationship with Poisson experts on a ChIP-seq data set for MeCP2. MeCP2 is the main protein thouught to be at the root of Rett Syndrome.