Kristopher Irizarry


Kristopher Irizarry, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Bioinformatics and Genomics at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences. He has been on the faculty since 2006 and has taught genetics to more than 1000 students. Dr. Irizarry believes strongly in the notion of student-centered learning and is a life-long student himself. Because Dr. Irizarry has pursued a multidisciplinary education in science, he views learning more as an art than as an end goal of the educational experience. Dr. Irizarry's research work includes the number of different themes includes Evolutionary models for use in reducing genomic complexity and single nucleotide polymorphisms across signal transduction pathways.

Research Interests:

Dr. Irizarry's research interests can be classified into a number of different themes which all lie at the intersection of bioinformatics, genomics, evolution, signal transduction and protein function.