I have received my B.Sc in Computer Science from University of Dhaka ,Bangladesh. I am currently a PhD student in the department of Computing Macquarie University, Sydney.

I have been working as a casual academic in the Computing Department , Macquarie Univeristy since Spring 2007.

Research Interests

  • Inference of Biological Regulatory Networks
  • Machine Learning
  • Graphical Models


ISYS 224, Database Systems
COMP 225, Algorithms and Data Structures
ISYS 326, Advanced Databases and Enterprise Systems


  • Learning Dynamic Bayesian Networks from cDNA Microarray Gene Expression Data
    Akther Shermin and Mehmet A. Orgun
    CD-ROM Proc. International Conference on Modelling Decisions for Artificial Intelligence(MDAI 2007), , pp. 1-11, Kitakyushu, Japan
  • Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks to Infer Gene Regulatory Networks from Expression profiles
    Akther Shermin and Mehmet A. Orgun
    Proc. of the 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2009), vol. 2, pp. 799-803, Honolulu, USA.
    (Best paper Award in Application Theme)
  • A 2-stage Appraoch for Inferring Gene Regulatory Networks using Dynamic Bayesian Networks
    Akther Shermin and Mehmet A. Orgun
    Proc of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine, (BIBM 2009) pp.166-169, Washington D.C. USA.
  • Analysis of Microarray Data to infer Transcription Regulation in the Yeast cell Cycle
    Akther Shermin and Mehmet A. Orgun
    International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalized Medicine (IJFIPM 2010) (to appear)

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