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Research Student for Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical Engineering


  • Research interest
    • Biological data mining,
    • Database designing for evolutionary & population genomics,
    • High-performance computing and distributed Systems for functional genomics
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Duration Role Organisation
Oct 2010 – Present Graduate Research Assistant Genomics & Computational Biology Research Group, University of South Wales, UK
Sept 2009- Oct 2010 IT Support Advisor LCSS, University of Glamorgan, UK
Aug 2008 – Aug 2009 UG Electrical Control & Instrumentation Engineer Fellside CHP Plant, Sellafield, England


Training Title Month/Year Provider
Mental Health First Aid Sept, 2012 MHFA Wales
HPC Awareness for Genomics Nov, 2011 HPC Wales & Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
Parallel Programming Nov, 2011 Intel & ARCCA, Cardiff University
Supercomputing Surgery Oct, 2011 ARCCA, Cardiff University
Introduction to Merlin July, 2011 ARCCA, Cardiff University
Use of UNIX CLI June, 2011 ARCCA, Cardiff University


  • Lecturer, Mathematics For Engineers (2014/15)
  • System administrator for GlaComBio web server.
  • Senior Resident Tutor at University of South Wales Halls of Residence


Journal Articles
  1. Tatiana Tatarinova,Alona Kryshchenko,Martin Triska,Mehedi Hassan,Denis Murphy, Michael Neely, Alan Schumitzky, NPEST: a nonparametric method and a database for transcription start site prediction on Qunatitative Biology by Springer
  2. Sonkin, D., Hassan, M., Murphy, D.J., Tatarinova, T.V., Tumor Suppressors Status in Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia, Molecular Oncology (Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2013, Pages 791–798)
  3. Gaurav Sablok, Álvaro L Pérez-Quintero, Mehedi Hassan, Tatiana V. Tatarinova, Camilo López (2011) Artificial microRNAs (amiRNAs) engineering – On how microRNA-based silencing methods have affected current plant silencing research. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications Volume 406, Issue 3, 18 March 2011, Pages 315-319
  • Mehedi Hassan, Dmitry Sonkin, Denis Murphy, Tatiana Tatarinova (2013), Database of Tumor Suppressor Gene Status, Presented at the 21st Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology & 12th European Conference on Computational Biology, 2013, Berlin, Germany
  • Mehedi Hassan, Eran Elhaik, Tatiana Tatarinova (2013), An Application for Geographic Population Structure Prediction; Presented at the The 9th ISCB Student council Symposium, July 19, 2013, Berlin.
  • Mehedi Hassan, Farzana Rahman, Gaurav Sablok, Tatiana V. Tatarinova (2011) Development of Versatile Database for Biodiversity Conservation; Poster on 19th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and 10th European Conference on Computational Biology 2011.


  • The International Society for Computational Biology
  • The British Computer Society
  • The IEEE Computer Society
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology


  • External Marker – The School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University
  • Reviewer of PLOS One journal published by The Public Library of Science
  • President, Regional Students Group of International Society of Computational Biology’s Student Council.


  • Application of HMM to delineate evolutionary biology among plants and animals.
  • Bio-informatics of Oil Palm genome
  • Evolutionary study of microbial genomes
  • Security of Bioinformatics Web Applications
  • Welsh Crucible funded project to develop a Public Engagement Suite for Molecular Biology and Genomic Education targeted to young pupils.

Areas of Expertise

  • Bioinformatics Web Application
  • MVC Applications
  • Data Modelling and Database Designing (SQL and noSQL)
  • Public Engagement in Molecular Biology



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