Fields of expertise
BiographyMaria Brbic (https://brbiclab.epfl.ch/) is is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, of Life Sciences at EPFL. She is affiliated with the EPFL Center for Intelligent Systems (CIS) and EPFL Institute of Bioengineering (IBI). Prior to joining EPFL, Maria was a postdoctoral researcher in Computer Science at Stanford University working with Jure Leskovec and was a member of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub at Stanford. She received her PhD degree from University of Zagreb in 2019, while also researching at Stanford University and University of Tokyo. Her research was awarded with the Fulbright Scholarship, L’Oreal UNESCO for Women in Science Scholarship, Branimir Jernej award for outstanding publication in biology and biomedicine, and Josip Loncar Silver Plaque award for the best doctoral dissertation. She has been named a Rising Star in EECS by MIT in 2021. Her research is focused on developing new machine learning methods and applying her methods to advance biomedical research.
Teaching & PhD
- Doctoral program in computer and communication sciences
- Doctoral program in computational and quantitative biology
CS-625: Transfer learning and meta-learning
Deep learning in biomedicine