- May 2016:
Indika Kahanda defended his PhD thesis: Large scale automated function prediction. Congratulations Indika!
Our work “A survey of the sorghum transcriptome using single-molecule long reads.” was accepted in Nature Communications. Check out the PacBio isoform assembly program TAPIS.
Asa was awarded the Graduate Student Council Advising and Mentorship Award.
- July 2015:
- I am organizing a computational and systems biology symposium to be held at CSU July 21st. Join us!
- April 2015:
- CSU was awarded a grant from NSF to start a new interdisciplinary program on the interface of biology and computer science/engineering/statistics/math on which I’m co-lead. Here’s the NSF announcement and the CSU Source story. We are seeking applicants for the GAUSSI program. Each year eight one-year NSF fellowships will be awarded.
- April 2014:
- Asa has received the College of Natural Sciences award for Faculty Excellence in Graduate Education & Mentoring.
- February 2014:
- Fayyaz Minhas has defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Fayyaz! He is now at the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS).
- November 2013:
- DOE has funded the continued collaboration with ASN Reddy’s lab on alternative splicing. Here’s the press release. See also a CSU Today story.
- February 2013:
- The CAFA evaluation paper finally came out in Nature Methods.
- June 2012:
- Michael Hamilton will present our work on discovery of splicing regulatory elements at the ISMB alternative splicing SIG.
- April 2012:
- Kiley Graim defended her Master’s thesis. She was accepted to UC Santa Cruz’s Biomolecular Engineering program for her PhD.
- August 2011:
- Artem Sokolov defended his PhD thesis. He is now at Josh Stuart’s lab at UC Santa Cruz.
- July 2011:
GOstruct did very well in the CAFA automatic function prediction competition. Details coming soon!
SpliceGrapher was presented at the ISMB late breaking research session.
- May 2010:
The GOstruct project was funded by NSF
Michael Hamilton and Adam Labadorf have defended their master’s theses. Adam is now at the Fraenkel lab at MIT.
- November 2008:
A tutorial on using SVMs for biological sequence analysis published by PLoS Computational Biology (joint work with C-S. Ong, S. Sonnenburg, B. Schoelkopf, and G. Raetsch).
- June 2008:
- Todd iverson defended his PhD thesis. Todd is now an assistant professor at the department of mathematics and statistics at Saint Mary’s University
- March 2008:
- The lab’s collaboration with Reddy’s lab on alternative splicing in plants was funded by NSF.