Can Firtina


ETZ H61.1

Gloriastrasse 35

8092 Zürich Switzerland

Can Firtina is a senior 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 real-time genome analysis, accurate and fast sequence analysis, hardware-software co-design for accelerating bioinformatics workloads, correcting sequencing errors, and developing computational tools for genome editing. He is generally interested in developing new algorithms and architectures for bioinformatics applications to enable fast and accurate genome analysis.

First/Co-first PhD Publications

    Can Firtina, Kamlesh Pillai, Gurpreet S. Kalsi, Bharathwaj Suresh, Damla Senol CaliJeremie S. Kim, Taha Shahroodi, Meryem Banu Cavlak, Joël Lindegger, Mohammed Alser, Juan Gómez Luna, Sreenivas Subramoney, and Onur Mutlu
    ACM Trans. Archit. Code Optim., Feb 2024
  2. arXiv
    Can Firtina, Melina Soysal, Joël Lindegger, and Onur Mutlu
    arXiv, Sep 2023
    Can Firtina, Nika Mansouri Ghiasi, Joel Lindegger, Gagandeep Singh, Meryem Banu Cavlak, Haiyu Mao, and Onur Mutlu
    Bioinformatics, Jun 2023
    In Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) and the 22nd European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB)
  4. DAC
    Onur Mutlu, and Can Firtina
    In 2023 60th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), Jul 2023
  5. APBC
    AirLift: A Fast and Comprehensive Technique for Remapping Alignments between Reference Genomes
    Jeremie S. KimCan Firtina, Meryem Banu Cavlak, Damla Senol Cali, Nastaran Hajinazar, Mohammed Alser, Can Alkan, and Onur Mutlu
    In The 21st Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC), Apr 2023
    Can Firtina, Jisung Park, Mohammed Alser, Jeremie S Kim, Damla Senol Cali, Taha Shahroodi, Nika Mansouri Ghiasi, Gagandeep Singh, Konstantinos Kanellopoulos, Can Alkan, and Onur Mutlu
    NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics, Mar 2023
  7. Bioinformatics
    Can FirtinaJeremie S. Kim, Mohammed Alser, Damla Senol Cali, A Ercument Cicek, Can Alkan, and Onur Mutlu
    Bioinformatics, Jun 2020