Guido Sanguinetti is a Full Professor at SISSA and an Honorary Professor in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK. He has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Oxford and held academic positions at the Universities of Sheffield and Edinburgh before joining SISSA. His main fields of research are at the intersection of machine learning and systems biology, with a particular focus on modelling genomic data in cancer. He is Editor in Chief of the journal Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, and a member of the editorial board of the journal RNA.
He is the recipient of an AIRC individual grant to investigate the use of AI in cancer research, and was the recipient of an ERC Starting Grant, and of several grants from the UK Research Councils and the Leverhulme Trust. He was awarded the 2013 PNAS Cozzarelli Prize in Applied Science and Engineering, and the best paper award at the 2015 European Conference on Computational Biology.