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Read Vinay Kartha and Adam Labadorf’s New Paper in BMC Medical Genomics

March 3rd, 2015 in News Widget, Shown

Vinay Kartha and Adam Labadorf’s work in Rick Myers’ lab has been published in the new issue of BMC Medical Genomics. Read it here: miR-10b-5p expression in Huntington’s disease brain relates to age of onset and the extent of striatal involvement

Read Farren Isaacs’ report in Nature

February 6th, 2015 in News Widget, Shown

Farren Isaacs (PhD, ’04) and his team at Yale have published a report in the journal Nature. The report, “Recoded organisms engineered to depend on synthetic amino acids,” was recently featured on All Things Considered and in the New Yorker. Dr. Isaacs is an Assistant Professor at Yale, in the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology department.

Nacho Caballero’s New Paper in BMC Genomics

December 4th, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

Congratulations to Nacho Caballero for his work in John Connor’s lab. Their BMC Genomics article was published online November 6th and has already been given the “Highly Accessed” designation. Read it here:  Lassa and Marburg viruses elicit distinct host transcriptional responses early after infection

 

 

Teresa Wang is awarded the 2014 Student Service Award

October 5th, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

Teresa Wang received the 2014 Student Service Award at the Bioinformatics Program Retreat held on October 3-4 in Portsmouth, NH. Prof. Tullius presented the award for Teresa’s outstanding contribution and service to the Bioinformatics Program.

Congratulations Teresa!

Sara Garamszegi’s Paper on the immune response to Ebola

July 31st, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

Sara Garamszegi’s work with John Connor and Brandon Xia has been published in the new issue of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Read it here: Transcriptional Correlates of Disease Outcome in Anticoagulant-Treated Non-Human Primates Infected with Ebolavirus.

BU Bioinfo students receive IBSB 2014 Poster Prizes

July 31st, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

Allyson Byrd received the First Place Poster Prize for her presentation, “Strain Tracking of Organisms in Metagenomic Samples of the Skin Microbiome,” during the International Workshop on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology in Berlin. Vinay Kartha, Amy Li and Mike Quintin took home the Second Place Poster Prize for their Challenge Project in Stefano Monti’s lab, “Assembling the mitochondrial minicircle genome in Trypanosoma brucei.” The IBSB has been held annually since the first workshop in Berlin in August of 2001, and this year 15 students from BU Bioinformatics presented their work.

 

 

Regulating Gene Drives – Evan Appleton’s New Paper in Science

July 24th, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

Evan Appleton’s work with a multidisciplinary team from Synberc (Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center) has been published ahead of print in Science Xpress: Regulating Gene Drives. The paper has also been written about in The New York Times, National GeographicThe Boston Globe and Nova.

Great work Evan!

New lung cancer study in the journal Nature co-authored by Josh Campbell

July 15th, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

Joshua Campbell (PhD, ’12) and other researchers from the TCGA Researcher Network have co-authored a study published in the journal Nature. “Comprehensive Molecular Profiling of Lung Adenocarcinoma,” has been gaining a lot of attention this week. As the Analysis Coordinator, Dr. Campbell was a primary contributor to the study.  He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Mathew Meyerson’s  lab at the Broad Institute. Dr. Meyerson, also at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, is the lead investigators on the project.

Annual Bioinformatics BBQ

July 9th, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

The annual Bioinformatics BBQ is being held on the COM Lawn this Friday, July 11th at 1 PM.

Evan Johnson and his team are mentioned in a recent article on Big Data.

June 18th, 2014 in News Widget, Shown

Prof. Evan Johnson and his team at the BU School of Medicine are mentioned in a recent article on Big Data in Science.