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Tamer Kahveci received the BS degree in computer engineering and information science from Bilkent University, Turkey, in 1997, and the PhD degree in computer science from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2004. He is currently an associate professor in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department at the University of Florida. He has worked on indexing sequence and protein structure databases, sequence alignment, and computational analysis of biologicalnetworks. Dr. Kahveci received the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Enhancement Award in 2006, the US National Science Foundation Career Award in 2008, the CSB (Computational Systems Biology) best paper award in 2008, and the ACM-BCB (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology) best student paper award in 2010.
Saeed Salem received the PhD degree in computer science in 2009 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Dakota State University, Fargo. His research interests are in data mining, bioinformatics, and social networks analysis. Dr. Salem is a co-recipient of the PAKDD best paper award in 2009. He serves on the program committees of several data mining and bioinformatics conferences, including ICDM, KDD, CIKM, SDM, and BIBM.
Mehmet Koyutürk received the BS and MS degrees in electrical and electronics engineering and computer engineering in 1998 and 2000, respectively, from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. He received the PhD degree in computer science from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, in 2006. He is currently an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. His research interests include the analysis and integration of high-throughput biological data sets, biological networks, and genomic sequences. He received the US National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2010 and the best paper award in EVOBIO 2010. He serves as an associate editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and on the program committees of several bioinformatics conferences, including RECOMB, ISMB, ACM-BCB, and EVOBIO.