Ian Simpson

Director CDT in Biomedical Artificial Intelligence & Reader in Biological Informatics

Postgraduate teaching

Bioinformatics 1 - (INFR11160)

Bioinformatics 2 - (INFR11005)

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?


Areas of interest for supervision

UG4, MInf, MSc & PhD students

Current PhD students supervised

Current PhD Students

  • Alba Crespi
  • Magdalena Navarro
  • Aidan Marnane
  • Antoine Lain
  • Barry Ryan

Current M.D. Students

  • Jamie Campbell
  • Michael Yates

Past PhD students supervised

Completed PhD Students

  • Xin He (2017)
  • Maciej Pajak (2018)
  • Emilia Wysocka (2019)
  • Samuel Heron (2019)

Research summary

Developing novel computational, statistical and machine learning methodologies to understand biological systems. In particular the development and function of the brain in relation to neurological diseases.

Current research interests

- Analysis of High-Throughput Data from the Brain - Graph-Based Approaches for the Analysis of Biological Data - Molecular Phylogenetics - Molecular Modelling of Brain Disease

Knowledge exchange

Affiliated research centres

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