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Siddharth Jain

Siddharth Jain

That's me 

Siddharth Jain
PhD Advisor: Prof. Jehoshua (Shuki) Bruck
Phone: +1-626-652-1958
Photo Credits: Prachi Parihar

The most exciting phrase in science is not 'Eureka!' But 'That's funny ...' - Isaac Asimov

Research Interests


My areas of research interests include:

1. Information/computation/optimization theory.

2. Machine Learning and Statistics.

3. Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

Here is my Research Statement.

Collaboration/Discussion: Feel free to email me at if you are interested in discussing and/or collaborating on anything of mutual interest.


Oct 13, 2021: Our paper titled ``Generator based approach to analyze mutations in genomic datasets,'' got accepted in Nature Scientific Reports [Link]

Sep 8, 2021: Our paper titled ``Glioblastoma signature in the DNA of blood-derived cells,'' got published in PLOS ONE [Link]

Apr 30, 2021: Our paper titled ``Synthesizing new expertize via collaboration,'' got accepted in IEEE ISIT 2021 [arXiv Link]

Sep 25, 2020: Our paper titled ``Robust Correction of Sampling Bias Using Cumulative Distribution Functions,'' got accepted in NeurIPS 2020 [arXiv Link]

July 27, 2020: New paper on bioRxiv, "Predicting the Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 Clades [Link]

May 7, 2020: New paper on arXiv, "Coding for Optimized Writing Rate in DNA Storage" [Link] [Video Link]

Apr 22, 2020: New paper on arXiv, "CodNN - Robust Neural Netowrks from Coded Classification" [Link]

Mar 31, 2020: Three new papers accepted in IEEE ISIT 2020.

  • "Coding for Optimized Writing in DNA Storage.''
  • "CodNN - Robust Neural Networks from Coded Classification.''
  • "What is the Value of Data? on Mathematical Methods for Data Quality Estimation.''

Jan 17, 2020: Paper accepted in NVMW 2020, "Coded Deep Neural Networks for Robust Neural Computation"

Jan 9, 2020: New paper on arXiv, "What is the value of data? On Mathematical Methods for Data Quality Estimation" [Link]

Sept 24, 2019: Our work related to Cancer Classification was accepted to LMRL workshop at NeurIPS 2019

June 20, 2019: We filed a patent on "Mutation Profile and related labeled Genomic Components, Methods and Systems".

May 17, 2019: Our work "Data Equals Money, But How Much? On Mathematical Methods for Data Pricing" got accepted in CodML workshop in ICML

Apr 1, 2019: I successfully defended my PhD thesis "Decoding the Past" [Link]

Mar 21, 2019: I gave an invited talk at Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS) at John Hopkins

Feb 13, 2019: I gave an invited graduation day talk at ITA Workshop in San Diego

Jan 11, 2019: Our article on Cancer Classification using healthy DNA is available on bioRxiv [Link]

Jan 11, 2019: Our article on the statistical bias present in short tandem repeats in amplified samples on TCGA is now available on bioRxiv [Link]


  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • Reviewer for ACM Transactions on Algorithms
  • Reviewer for AAAS Science Advances
  • Reviewer for Frontiers in Physiology
  • Reviewer for IEEE Communication Letters
  • Reviewer for IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), NeurIPS, UAI.