Simona Cristea is a graduate student at ETH Zurich, in Switzerland, in Niko Beerenwinkel's group. Her main research interest is the design of models and algorithms with application to cancer genomics data. Particularly, she is working on projects related to inferring the temporal progression and mutual exclusivity in cancer, evolutionary dynamics of cancer, and toxicogenomics. Cristea holds a Masters degree in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (Department of Computer Science) from ETH Zurich, and degrees in Mathematics and Economic Informatics from the University of Bucharest. In the course of her Masters studies, she was awarded an ETH Excellence Scholarship.
- Algorithmic Challenges in Genomics, Spring 2016. Visiting Graduate Student.