Morteza Kouhsar

Dr. Morteza Kouhsar received his MSc in Computer Science from Tarbiat Modares University in Iran. Studying in the field of computational biology motivated him to join the Laboratory of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics at the University of Tehran. He received his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Tehran in 2019. After a year of cooperation with Amirkabir University of Technology and Sharif University as a lecturer and researcher, he moved to the UK and joined the Medical College of the University of Exeter. Now he is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Complex Disease Epigenetics Group at the medical college of the University of Exeter.

Morteza’s main background is Biological Network and Omics data analysis. He is also interested in Graph Theory and Algorithms, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and their application in Bioinformatics.


  • PhD (2013 – 2019) Bioinformatics.
  • MSc (2011 – 2013) Computer Science.
  • BSc (2006 – 2010) Computer Science.