Adrian Salavaty

Adrian Salavaty

Senior Bioinformatician
(Senior Scientist)

oNKo-Innate Pty. Ltd


Adrian, born in 1993, earned his B.Sc. in Genetics from SCU in 2015. Following that, he pursued a Master of Biology-Biochemistry at the University of Kashan. He furthered his studies with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), Monash University, Melbourne. Subsequently, he joined the Children’s Cancer Institute Australia as a postdoctoral research officer before assuming his current role as a senior bioinformatician at oNKo-innate company. His research interests lie in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Graph-based Model Development, and Multi-omics Cancer Analysis. Adrian has a notable track record of developing multiple network analysis models and strategies for prioritizing candidate genes and proteins.

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  • Bioinformatics
  • Systems Biology
  • Graph-based Model Development
  • Multi-omics Cancer Analysis
  • PhD in Bioinformatics, 2023

    Monash University

  • MSc in Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2018

    University of Kashan

  • BSc in Molecular Genetics, 2015

    Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz


Data Analysis and Visualization,
R Package and Shiny App Development


Data Analysis and Visualization,
Python Package Development


High Performance Computing
NGS Data Analysis,
Bash and Shell Scripting


Statistical Data Analysis,
Biostatistical Modeling


Genomics, Transcriptomics,
Proteomics, Multi-omics


Systems Biology
Network Reconstruction and Analysis,
Graph-based Model Development


Machine Learning
Supervised and Unsupervised Models,
Classical and Modern Models



Data Science and Machine Learning; Making Data-Driven Decisions
In this course I learned advanced Data Science & Machine Learning skills from world-renowned MIT faculty. The topics included Python, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Deep Learning, NLP, Recommendation Systems, and Predictive Analytics.
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Application of Next-Generation Sequencing in Cancer Diagnosis and Management


SIRIR; SIR-based influence ranking.


Senior Bioinformatics Scientist
Nov 2023 – Present Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Responsibilities include:

  • Omics Data Analysis
  • Drug-target compound screening analysis
  • Systems Biology
  • Pipeline development
  • Machine Learning
Arta Bioanalytics
Scientific Advisor
Oct 2023 – Present Sydney, UNSW, Australia
Children’s Cancer Institute Australia
Research Officer
(Bioinformatician and Systems Biologist)
Mar 2022 – Nov 2023 Sydney, UNSW, Australia

Responsibilities include:

  • Omics Data Analysis
  • Graph-based model development
  • Cancer risk, driver, and biomarker module identification
ANUNA AI (Previously MEDDA)
Scientific Advisor
Oct 2021 – Sep 2023 USA
Monash University
Tutor (TA)
Mar 2020 – Nov 2021 Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Units taught:

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics (BMS5021) - Master of IT
  • Techniques in medical biotechnology; genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics (BRM5012) - Master of Biotechnology
  • Genomics and its applications (GEN3040) - Bachelor of Genetics
The Systems Biology Institute Australia
Professional Affiliate
Oct 2019 – Present Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Cancer Epigenetics Society
Professional Member (ID Number 1537)
Jun 2018 – Present
A global non-profit research consortium


Monash University top 30 PhD students according to publication records/prospects
The Best Oral Talk Based on People’s Choice
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The Best Student Oral Talk
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Monash Data Futures Institute Seed Grants - AI and Data Science for Monash Global Challenges

Finding the right targets: most influential nodes in complex networks

Chief investigators: Mirana Ramialison, Peter Currie, David Dowe

Abbas Salavaty is a named investigator in this grant

Journal Articles