Abiel Roche-Lima

  EITC E2-532
  Department of Computer Science
  University of Manitoba
  Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, CANADA

  Email: aroche at cs dot umanitoba dot ca
Phone: +1 204 474-8201




Research/Teaching Assistant, Bioinformatics Laboratory (Bio Information Technologies Lab.)

Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba


  • Team member of the Bioinformatics Group of the MGCB2 project. Research on Supervised Learning Method Applied to Biological Network prediction.

  • Team member of the Project “Computational Prediction of Transposon Insertion Sites in Cancer Studies”. Learning Finite-state transducers to predict Sleeping Beauty transposon (a type of cancer) insertion sites.

  • Teaching Assistant (TA) at the Computer Science Department: Courses: COMP1010, COMP1020, COMP4720 (several terms) (Java, Python Programming Introduction - I and II)

2008 – present

Associated Researcher, Computer Science Research Group

Institute of Animal Science, Ministry of Higher Education, Cuba.

More Relevant Responsibilities:

  • Leader of the Project Bioinformatics Applied to the Genetic Study of Microorganisms Related to Ruminant Digestions. Developing machine learning methods to genetically classify bacteria in ruminant nutrition.

  • Leader of the ProjectDevelopment of Software Applications for Monogastric and Ruminants Animal Nutrition”. Several computer programs were implemented combining computer science and animal nutritions research.

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Institute of Animal Science.

  • Teacher of several undergraduate and graduate courses in Masters and Undergraduate programs: Computer Science Applied to Animal Production. Masters Program in Animal Science.

2001 – 2008

Masters Student/ Research Assistant

Department of Computer Science and Statistics, Federal university of Santa Catarina, Brazil


  • Working in the LRG lab focused on software development

  • Member of the team that taught a course for Motorola S.A.

1999 - 2001

Junior Researcher

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Animal Science, Ministry of Higher Education, Cuba.


  • Participation in several research projects, mainly, as a designer and programmer, applying computer science to biology science

1993 - 1999