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Faramarz Valafar

Full Professor of Biomedical Informatics & Computer Science

Laboratory for Pathogenesis of Clinical Resistance and Persistence

Director, Bioinformatics & Medical Informatics (BMI) Graduate Program


San Diego State University
BMI Graduate Program
GMCS Building
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, California 92182-7720
Phone: +1 619 594-3742
Fax: +1 619 594-6746
Email: Faramarz Valafar


Room 623 GMCS Building


Vordiplom, Electrotechnik, Kaiserslautern Universität, Germany, 1985
M.S., E.C.E., Michigan Technological University, USA, 1988
Ph.D., E.C.E., Purdue University, USA, 1994

General Research Interests

Genetic and Epigenetic Analysis, de Novo Genome and Methylome Assembly, Biological Dark Matter Analysis, Evolutionary and Functional Consequences of Genetic Dark Matter
Pattern Recognition, Datamining, Parallel and Distributed Processing, Computer Architecture

Special Research Interests

Functional and evolutionar consequences of genomic structure, methylone, and genetic dark matter in emergence of drug resistance in infectious diseases, especially in pathogenesis of drug resistance in i>Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb)

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