BRCCH Consortium Member
Tanmay Tanna is a PhD student in the Platt group at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, and is co-supervised by Prof. Gunnar Rätsch at the Department of Computer Science, at the ETH Zurich. His research focuses on creating computational tools for synthetic biology and integrating different types of omics data for health and diagnostic applications. He completed his MSc in Biology with a major in Molecular Health Sciences at the ETH. During his MSc, he focused on computational biology, testing algorithms for time-series RNA-seq data analysis and predicting protein structural changes by applying machine learning to NMR spectra. Prior to joining ETH, he completed a Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology at the National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. During his bachelor’s, he completed a research internship at the University of Tokyo and undertook his thesis as an Erasmus research fellow at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences.