Asst. Prof.

AYBAR CAN ACAR


Graduate School of Informatics

Medical Informatics

Education Information

2002 - 2008

2002 - 2008

Doctorate

George Mason University, Bilgisayar Bilimi (Computer Science), United States Of America

1999 - 2001

1999 - 2001

Post Graduate

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Kimya Mühendisliği (Yl) (Tezli), Turkey

1995 - 1999

1995 - 1999

Under Graduate

Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Turkey

Research Areas

bioinformatics, Database Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Learning and Pattern Recognition, Uncertainity Management, Computer Learning, Bioinformatics, Biological Modelling, Biological Databases

Academic Titles / Tasks

2018 - Continues

2018 - Continues

Assistant Professor

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Informatics, Medical Informatics

2012 - 2018

2012 - 2018

Assistant Professor

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Informatics, Medical Informatics

2009 - 2012

2009 - 2012

Lecturer

İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent Üniversitesi, Mühendislik Fakültesi, Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü

2002 - 2008

2002 - 2008

Research Assistant

George Mason University

2001 - 2002

2001 - 2002

Research Assistant

Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Computer Engineering

1999 - 2001

1999 - 2001

Research Assistant

Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Chemical Engineering

Managerial Experience

2016 - 2018

2016 - 2018

Head of Department

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Informatics, Cybersecurity

2012 - 2016

2012 - 2016

Program Koordinatörü

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Informatics, Medical Informatics

Articles Published in Journals That Entered SCI, SSCI and AHCI Indexes

2021

2021

Defining a master curve of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth and its potential utility of clinical management

Akkoyun E., Gharahi H., Kwon S. T. , Zambrano B. A. , Rao A., ACAR A. C. , et al.

Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, vol.208, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

2021

2021

Projecting the course of COVID-19 in Turkey: A probabilistic modeling approach

Acar A. C. , Er A. G. , Burduroğlu H. C. , Sülkü S. N. , Aydin Son Y. , Akin L., et al.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.51, no.1, pp.16-27, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Creative Commons License identifier identifier identifier

2020

2020

The Use of Informed Priors in Biclustering of Gene Expression with the Hierarchical Dirichlet Process

Tercan B., Acar A. C.

IEEE-ACM TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY AND BIOINFORMATICS, vol.17, no.5, pp.1810-1821, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2020

2020

Real-time Malaria Parasite Screening in Thick Blood Smears for Low-Resource Setting

Chibuta S., Acar A. C.

JOURNAL OF DIGITAL IMAGING, vol.33, no.3, pp.763-775, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2011

2011

mESAdb: microRNA Expression and Sequence Analysis Database

Kaya K., Karakülah G., Yakicier C., Acar A. C. , Konu O.

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol.39, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2003

2003

The synthesis and sodium-silver ion exchange of sodalites

Acar A. C. , Yucel H., Culfaz A.

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING COMMUNICATIONS, vol.190, pp.861-882, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

Articles Published in Other Journals

2020

2020

Personalized Tumor Growth Prediction Using Multiscale Modeling

ÜNSAL S., Acar A. C. , Itik M., KABATAŞ A., GEDİKLİ Ö., ÖZDEMİR F., et al.

JOURNAL OF BASIC AND CLINICAL HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.4, no.3, pp.347-363, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2019

2019

iBioProVis: Interactive Visualization and Analysis of Compound Bioactivity Space

Dönmez A., RİFAİOĞLU A. S. , ACAR A. C. , DOĞAN T., Martin M. J. , ATALAY R. , et al.

27th Conference on Intellient Systems for Molecular Biology and 18th European Conference on Computational Biology, Basel, Switzerland, 21 - 25 July 2019

2015

2015

COMBINATION THERAPY FOR HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA: A SYSTEMS BIOLOGY PERSPECTIVE ON THE SYNERGISTIC ANTITUMOR ACTIVITY OF SORAFENIB WITH PI3K/AKT PATHWAY INHIBITORS

Erşahin T., Tunçbağ N. , Acar A. C. , Atalay R.

50th International Liver Congress of the European-Association-for-the-Study-of-the-Liver, Vienna, Austria, 22 - 26 April 2015, vol.62, pp.464

2018

2018

Design and Evaluation of an Interactive Art Installation to Introduce 'de novo' Mutations to Different Audiences: "Music Within" Project

Bozlak E., ACAR A. C. , SÜRER E.

4th EAI International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good, Bologna, Italy, 28 - 30 November 2018, pp.82-87 identifier identifier

2017

2017

Gene mutations involved in drug resistance in liver cancer cells using a new rna-seq data analysis workflow

Guzelcan E. A. , Shojaei M., ACAR A. F. , ATALAY R.

42nd European-Society-for-Medical-Oncology Congress (ESMO), Madrid, Spain, 8 - 12 September 2017, vol.28 identifier

2017

2017

A framework for applying bioinformatics analysis of drug resistance to mathematical tumor models

ÜNSAL S., ACAR A. C. , İTİK M., KURT B., ÜNSAL Ü., TURHAN K.

NGS Tech Applications Congress: USA, United States Of America, 25 - 26 July 2017

2017

2017

A Method Proposal for Revealing Epigenetic Immune-Escape Mechanisms Using 450k Methylation Array Data

KASAP B., ÜNSAL S., AYDIN KASAP Z., ACAR A. C. , TURHAN K.

10. International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics (HIBIT), 28 - 30 June 2017

2017

2017

Identification of Gene Mutations Involved in Drug Resistance in Liver Cancer Using Rna-Seq Data Analysis

Shojeai M., Akhan E., ACAR A. C. , ATALAY R.

The International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, (HIBIT), 28 - 30 June 2017

2017

2017

Kişiselleştirilmiş Tıp Uygulamaları ve Bir Örnek

ÜNSAL S., ACAR A. C. , İTİK M., KABATAŞ A., GEDİKLİ Ö., TURHAN K.

Tıp Bilişiminde Yenilikler Sempozyumu, Turkey, 25 March 2017

2011

2011

Segmenting and Labeling Query Sequences in a Multidatabase Environment

Acar A. C. , Motro A.

Confederated International Workshops and Posters: EI2N plus NSF ICE, ICSP plus INBAST, ISDE, ORM, OTMA, SWWS plus MONET plus SeDeS, and VADER, Hersonissos, Greece, 17 - 21 October 2011, vol.7044, pp.367-368 Creative Commons License identifier identifier

2009

2009

Efficient discovery of join plans in schemaless data

ACAR A. C. , Motro A.

Proceedings of the 2009 International Database Engineering Applications Symposium on - IDEAS ’xx09, Cetraro - Calabria, Italy, 16 - 18 September 2009 Creative Commons License identifier

2008

2008

Query Consolidation: Interpreting a Set of Independent Queries Using a Multidatabase Architecture in the Reverse Direction

ACAR A. C. , Motro A.

14th International Workshop on New Trends in Information Integration, VLDB-NTII 2008, 24 - 30 August 2008

2004

2004

Why is this User Asking so Many Questions Explaining Sequences of Queries

ACAR A. C. , AMIHAI M.

18th Annual IFIP TC11/WG 11.3 Conference on Data and Applications Security, Sitges, Spain, 25 - 28 July 2004 identifier

2004

2004

Utility Based Resolution of Data Inconsistencies

MOTRO A., ANOKHIN P., ACAR A. C.

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Information Quality in Information Systems, 23th ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, 13 - 18 July 2004 identifier

Books & Book Chapters

2010

2010

Inferring User Goals from Sets of Independent Queries in a Multidatabase Environment

ACAR A. C. , MOTRO A.

in: Advances in Intelligent Information Systems, Zbigniew W Ras, Li-Shiang Tsay, Editor, Springer, Berlin, pp.225-243, 2010