Can Firtina


ETZ H61.1

Gloriastrasse 35

8092 Zürich Switzerland

Can Firtina is a Ph.D. student in the SAFARI Research Group at ETH Zurich, advised by Prof. Onur Mutlu. He obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University.

His current research interests broadly span bioinformatics and computer architecture topics, including accurately and quickly identifying sequence similarities, hardware/software co-design for accelerating bioinformatics applications and genomic data analysis, correcting sequencing errors, and developing computational tools for gene editing. He is generally interested in developing new algorithms and architectures for bioinformatics applications to enable fast and accurate genome analysis.

Selected publications

  1. arXiv
    Can Firtina, Kamlesh Pillai, Gurpreet S. Kalsi, Bharathwaj Suresh, Damla Senol CaliJeremie Kim, Taha Shahroodi, Meryem Banu Cavlak, Joel Lindegger, Mohammed Alser, Juan Gómez Luna, Sreenivas Subramoney, and Onur Mutlu,
    arXiv, July 2022.
  2. arXiv
    Can Firtina, Jisung Park, Mohammed Alser, Jeremie S. KimDamla Senol Cali, Taha Shahroodi, Nika Mansouri Ghiasi, Gagandeep Singh, Konstantinos Kanellopoulos, Can Alkan, and Onur Mutlu,
    arXiv, December 2021.
  3. bioRxiv
    Jeremie S. KimCan Firtina, Meryem Banu Cavlak, Damla Senol Cali, Nastaran Hajinazar, Mohammed Alser, Can Alkan, and Onur Mutlu,
    bioRxiv, December 2021.
  4. Bioinformatics
    Can FirtinaJeremie S. Kim, Mohammed Alser, Damla Senol Cali, A Ercument Cicek, Can Alkan, and Onur Mutlu,
    Bioinformatics, June 2020.