Imperial College London

Mr Ibrahim Emam

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computing

Research Associate



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William Penney LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Ibrahim Emam is a Research Associate leading the development of translational medicine data management platform (PlatformTM). Before that he was a senior software engineer at the Functional Genomics group at the European Bioinformatics Institute developing the Gene Expression Atlas and ArrayExpress2. He received his MSc in Bioinformatics from the University of Oxford and his double major BSc in Computer Science and Biology from the American University in Cairo Egypt. His research interests are bioinformatics application design and development, large scale biomedical data management and analysis, data standardization, modeling and visualisation.



Wang S, Pandis I, Johnson D, et al., 2014, Optimising parallel R correlation matrix calculations on gene expression data using MapReduce, Bmc Bioinformatics, Vol:15, ISSN:1471-2105

Wang S, Pandis I, Wu C, et al., 2014, High dimensional biological data retrieval optimization with NoSQL technology, Bmc Genomics, Vol:15, ISSN:1471-2164

Rustici G, Kolesnikov N, Brandizi M, et al., 2013, ArrayExpress update-trends in database growth and links to data analysis tools, Nucleic Acids Research, Vol:41, ISSN:0305-1048, Pages:D987-D990

Dalby AR, Emam I, Franke R, 2012, Analysis of Gene Expression Data from Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Cell Lines Reveals Distinct Sub-Classes from Those Identified at the Phenotype Level, Plos One, Vol:7, ISSN:1932-6203

Parkinson H, Sarkans U, Kolesnikov N, et al., 2011, ArrayExpress update-an archive of microarray and high-throughput sequencing-based functional genomics experiments, Nucleic Acids Research, Vol:39, ISSN:0305-1048, Pages:D1002-D1004

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