Nadia Chuzhanova

Nadia Chuzhanova


School of Science & Technology

Staff Group(s)
Physics and Mathematics


Professor Nadia Chuzhanova is a Professor of Biomedical Mathematics. She is involved in teaching Probability & Statistical Inference at undergraduate level and Research Methodology & Ethics, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis and Statistical Data Analysis modules at postgraduate level. She also supervises PhD students and the final year projects in Statistics/Mathematics and Bioinformatics.

Career overview

  • Reader in Bioinformatics and a Head of Bioinformatics, Biophysics and Self-Organising Systems cluster at The University of Central Lancashire, Preston (2006-2010)
  • Research Fellow, Lecturer, Head of Bioinformatics at Cardiff University (1998-2006)

Research areas

Professor Chuzhanova is a member of the Biomathematics and Bioinformatics research group.

Research group blog.

Research students:

  • Mr Daniel Buxton (DoS)
  • Miss Bethany Hall (DoS)
  • Miss Rebecca Martin (co-supervisor)
  • Mr Bachir Djamal Touami (co-supervisor)

Areas of research interest include Bioinformatics of mutagenesis with the aim of developing novel mathematical, statistical and computational methods and algorithms for identification of specific DNA sequence features, epigenetic factors and other architectural features that mediate and drive mutagenesis both in pathology and evolution.

Professor Chuzhanova is particularly interested in developing approaches for predicting remotely acting regulatory elements and in understanding their role in disease developments and progression.

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD exist in all the areas identified above. Further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

External activity

Professor Chuzhanova is a member of the ESRC DTC/DTP Peer Review College.

Sponsors and collaborators

Current and recent research is being conducted with the collaboration, funding and/or support of:

University collaborations include:


Selected publications

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