Assistant Professor Dept. of Computer Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Vladimir Jojic joined the department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011. He completed his Computer Science postdoc in Daphne Koller’s lab at Stanford University where he worked on problems of regulatory network reconstruction, metagenomics, and large scale convex optimization. He earned his PhD in computer science from the University of Toronto with Brendan Frey. Vladimir was awarded a Microsoft Research Fellowship supporting his PhD research into graphical model applications in computational biology. Prior to enrolling in the graduate program, Vladimir worked at Microsoft Corporation as a software developer. He earned his BSc in mathematics and computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. Vladimir’s main areas of interest lie at the intersection of machine learning and immunology, with applications in understanding immune system development and disease progression.