I'm a Ph.D. student in the Computational Biology Lab under the supervision of Ryan Lilien. I'm affiliated with both the Department of Computer Science and the Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research at the University of Toronto.

I received my B.Sc. degree from The Israel Institute of Technology and my Masters degree from the University of Toronto.

Prior to attending the University of Toronto, I worked at Keddem Bioscience as an algorithm developer in the field of drug discovery and computer-aided drug design. During my B.Sc. degree I worked as a UNIX system administrator at the Intel Development Center in Haifa, Israel.


Oral Presentations
  • Virtual Decoy Sets for Molecular Docking Benchmarks and Ranking, The American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting, Anaheim, California (2011).
  • Predicting Multiple Ligand Binding Modes Using Self-Consistent Pharmacophore Hypotheses, The American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting, San-Francisco, California (2010).
  • Prediction of Sub-Cavity Binding Preferences Using an Adaptive Physiochemical Structure Representation, International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Stockholm, Sweden, (2009).

Fellowships & Awards
  • C.C. Gotleib (Kelly) Graduate Fellowship in the Department of Computer Science (2008).
  • Helen Sawyer Hogg Graduate Admission Award (2007).

izharw AT cs DOT toronto DOT edu


Dept of Computer Science
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University of Toronto
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Izhar Wallach c/o Ryan Lilien
UofT - Dept of Computer Science
10 King's College Rd., Room 3302
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4