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Research Keyword: bioinformatics

Faculty: Al Seesi, Sahar
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Al Seesi’s work focuses on analysis of DNA and RNA sequences, with special focus on next generation transcriptome sequencing. Her research addresses various problems including RNA structure analysis, transcriptome reconstruction, allele specific isoform expression estimation, and cancer specific mutation identification. Tackling each of these problems requires employing a combination of known computational approaches such […]
Categories | Keywords: bioinformatics, Computer Science and Engineering

Faculty: Bansal, Mukul
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Bansal develops new computational methods, efficient algorithms, and powerful software tools to help answer fundamental biological questions. He is especially interested in problems related to understanding the evolution of genes, genomes, and species. Some specific research projects include: (1) Inferring the evolution of microbial genomes and gene families to understand how microbes evolve and […]
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, bioinformatics, computational biology, Computer Science and Engineering, genomics, molecular evolution, phylogenetics

Faculty: Mandoiu, Ion
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Mandoiu’s main research interests are in the areas of bioinformatics and computational genomics, with a special focus on the development of high-performance computational methods for the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data. His research in these areas has been funded by grants from NSF, NIH, USDA, and Life Technologies Corporation, including a prestigious NSF Faculty […]
Categories | Keywords: bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, combinatorial optimization, computational genomics and metabolomics, computational molecular epidemiology, Computer Science and Engineering, immunoinformatics, Institute for Systems Genomics, modeling and simulation

Faculty: Shin, Dong-Guk
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Shin’s research has been focusing on analyzing next generation sequencing data, building visual user interfaces for scientific user communities, and mining of massive amount of data to turn them into knowledge base systems. In addition, he has been addressing a broad range of research and development issues involving databases of various data types (images, […]
Categories | Keywords: bioinformatics, Computer Science and Engineering, data mining, database interoperability, knowledge-based systems, man-machine interaction, scientific databases, user interfaces

Faculty: Srivastava, Ranjan
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Srivastava’s research group focuses on using computational techniques, including mathematical modeling, machine learning, and data mining, to understand, engineer, and optimize biological processes and/or products. His research group validates their computational predictions through experimental studies. As a result, the lab has extensive experience in molecular biology, microbiology, and fermentation technology. Recent efforts include genome-scale […]
Categories | Keywords: antisense technology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, computational biology, data mining, machine learning, metabolic engineering, systems biology

Faculty: Wu, Yufeng
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Wu’s research has been focused on in computational biology and bioinformatics. He is mostly interested in solving problems that are biologically important but not adequately addressed computationally. A large part of his work is devoted to the design, analysis and implementation of practical algorithms for important biological problems. Most of his current work is […]
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, bioinformatics, computational biology, Computer Science and Engineering, high-throughput sequencing data analysis, population genetics