Group Members

Post-PhDs

Dario Ghersi (American-Italian Cancer Foundation Fellow)
Anton Persikov

PhD students

Anat Etzion-Fuchs
Eric Glynn
Borislav Hristov
Daniel Munro
Shilpa Nadimpalli
Pawel Przytycki
Josh Wetzel
Jose Zamalloa

Alumni

Dawn Brooks (PhD, 2002). “Evolution of amino acid composition over deep time: clues in ancient, extant sequences.” Current position: Physician.

Jessica Fong (PhD, 2005). “Computational methods for predicting coiled-coil protein interactions.” Current position: Software engineer, Google Pittsburgh.

Carl Kingsford (PhD, 2005). “Computational approaches to problems in protein structure and function.” Current position: Associate professor, Carnegie Mellon, School of Science Department.

Elena Zaslavsky (PhD, 2005). “Algorithms for representation and discovery of transcription factor binding sites.” Current position: Research assistant professor, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.

Robert Osada (PhD, 2006). “Computational methods for predicting transcription factor binding sites.” Current position: Goldman Sachs.

Elena Nabieva (PhD, 2007). “Topology and function in protein interaction networks.” Current position: Bioinformatician in the Laboratory for Evolutionary Genomics, Moscow State University.

Eric Banks (PhD, 2009). “Algorithms for analyzing and interrogating protein interaction networks.” Current position: Team Leader in the Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program at the Broad Institute.

Tony Capra (PhD, 2009). “Algorithms for the identification of functional sites in proteins.” Current position: Assistant professor, Center for Human Genetics and Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University.

Zia Khan (PhD, 2011). “Efficient algorithms for liquid chromatography coupled mass spectrometry based protein quantification.” Current position: Assistant professor, University of Maryland, Department of Computer Science.

Jimin Song (PhD, 2012). “Network-based analysis of protein function.” Current position: Postdoctoral fellow with Kevin Chen at Rutgers.

Alex Ochoa (PhD, 2013). “Protein domain prediction using context statistics, the false discovery rate, and comparative genomics, with application to Plasmodium falciparum. ” Current position: Postdoctoral fellow with John Storey at Princeton.

Peng Jiang (PhD, 2013). “Combinatorial code analysis for understanding biological regulation.” Current position: Postdoctoral fellow with Shirley Liu at Harvard.

Jesse Farnham (PhD, 2013). “Organization and function acquisition in protein-protein interaction networks.” Current position: Research developer at AQR Capital Management.

Yuri Pritykin (PhD, 2014). Classifications of protein roles in the functional organization of the cell. Current position: Postdoctoral fellow with Christina Leslie.

Kam Jim (MS, 2002).

Nick Jacobson (MS, Chemistry, 2005).

Tao Yue (MA, 2010).