Sebastian Otálora


Postdoctoral researcher


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• Master’s degree in computer science from the National University of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia. 2016.

• PhD in Computer Science from the University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. 2021.


 Research interests

• Medical Imaging

• Machine learning

• Deep learning

• Multimodal learning

• Digital Pathology

• Neuroimaging



• Desuto: Desition support toolbox: histopathology retrieval and classification systems based on deep learning: Demo



• 2017-2021. Colombia Education Ministry. Grant for Ph.D. studies abroad


Prizes and awards

• MICCAI 2020 Outstanding reviewer awards


 Selected publications

Otálora Sebastian, Atzori  Manfredo, Andrearczyk  Vincent, Khan  Amjad and Müller Henning. Staining invariant features for improving generalization of deep convolutional neural networks in computational pathology. Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol., 23 August 2019. Open.

Schaer Roger, Otálora Sebastian, Jimenez-del-Toro Oscar, Manfredo Atzori and Henning Müller. Deep learning based retrieval system for gigapixel histopathology cases and open ac-cess literature. Journal of Pathology Informatics. 2019.

Marini Niccolò, Otálora Sebastian, Müller Henning, Atzori Manfredo. “Semi-supervised training of deep convolutional neural networks with heterogeneous data and few local annotations: An experiment on prostate histopathology image classification”, Medical Image Analysis 73, 2021.


Publications in Google Scholar



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