Daniel Ariad Daniel Ariad

Expert Bioinformatics Data Scientist & Physicist by Training: Revolutionizing Research with Interdisciplinary Methodologies

Experienced Bioinformatics Data Scientist with a strong background in physics, specializing in the analysis of molecular entities in biological fluids. Skilled in applying physics‑based methodologies to complex biological problems, with a proven track record in early embryonic development, condensed matter physics, and astrophysics research. Proficient in computer programing and experienced in developing scientific algorithms and machine learning models. Aiming to leverage my interdisciplinary background to advance the development of genetic tests for early disease detection. Holding a Ph.D. from Ben‑Gurion University of the Negev, complemented by postdoctoral research at Indiana University Bloomington and Johns Hopkins University.

  • Education:
    • PhD (2013-2018), Geometric phases in topological superconductors, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
    • M.Sc. (2010-2012), The role pickup ions play in the termination shock, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
    • B.Sc. (2007-2009), Physics, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  • Awards:
    • Best Poster Award, RECOMB 2022, the 26th edition of a series of algorithmic computational biology conferences, San‑Diego, CA. (2022)
    • Short-term post-doctoral fellowship supported by the Kreitman School for Advanced Research Studies. (2018)
    • The Negev-Zin scholarship for outstanding doctoral students. (2014)
    • Scholarship for outstanding doctoral students by the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology. Declined due to Negev-Zin Regulations. (2014)
  • Employment History:
    • Bioinformatics data scientist at PrognomiQ Inc (2022-Present)
    • Postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University (2020-2022)
    • Postdoctoral fellow at Indiana University Bloomington (2019-2020)
    • Teaching Assistant of Solid State Physics 1 for Physics (Fall Semester of 2015,and 2016)
    • Labs Instructor for third year undergraduates physics (2014-2018)
    • Teaching Assistant of Physics 1-2-3 (2010-2018).
  • Volunteering History:
    • Undergraduate project advisor at BGU (2015-2018)
    • Events and Fairs of the BGU physics department (2013-2017)
    • BGU Kindergarten Committee (2016)
    • Wikipedia Contributor (I write new articles and expand existing articles) (2013-2019)
    • Council member of the BGU Junior Faculty Staff Association (2010)
    • Council member of the BGU Student Association (2009).
    • The Perach Tutorial Project (2009)
    • Member of the Physics Class Committee (2008-2009).
  • Journal Referee:
    • Physical Review Letters
    • Physical Review B
    • Nature
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