Emek Demir is a member of Pathway Commons team and is responsible for BioPAX development and integration. He is an editor of BioPAX and SBGN. He is also the lead developer of Paxtools, a Java library for reading,writing and manipulating BioPAX models.
He formerly was a member of PATIKA team and involved in the development of its various parts. Before moving into the city that never sleeps, Emek was sleeping, working and thinking in the peaceful campus of Bilkent University from where he received a PhD in Computer Science and an M.S. and B.S. in Molecular Biology and Genetics.