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Our analysis on the link between AD and HHV virus is published on Neuron.

  26.12.2019   News


Our collaborative work is accepted by Nature Genetics.

  15.02.2017   News

Disruption of the ATXN1-CIC complex causes a spectrum of neurobehavioral phenotypes in mice and humans. 

Our paper on cryptic splicing is on the cover of Human Molecular Genetics – Oxford University Press

  13.02.2017   News

CPRIT Computational Award

  5.12.2016   News

  Three grants totaling $2,634,668 were awarded to Individual Investigator Research Awards for Computational Biology. Our group is fortunate to be funded by CPRIT for our work on “Development and Validation of

TCGA2STAT and protein data portal.

  8.03.2016   News


Congratulations to Wooi and Sztainberg for their Nature Paper.

  30.11.2015   News

Copy number variations have been frequently associated with developmental delay, intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders. MECP2 duplication syndrome is one of the most common genomic rearrangements in males and

MicroRNA and Shank3 work published in molecular brain.

  18.11.2015   News

Post-transcriptional regulation of SHANK3 expression by microRNAs related to multiple neuropsychiatric disorders.  Our study provides new insight into the miRNA-mediated regulation of SHANK3 expression, and its potential implication in multiple neuropsychiatric disorders

Wooi’s TCGA2STAT was published by Bioinformatics

  18.11.2015   News

Our new profile on Benefunder.

  3.11.2015   News


The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology

  1.11.2015   News

  Congratulations to Kanchana to be selected as the semis-finalist of The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.  Great job.

Congrats to Kanchana Raja for getting a first place award from the American Statistical Society and third place award in the Computer Science division.

  4.03.2015   News

Congratulations to Kanchana Raja  for winning  a first place award from the American Statistical Society and third place award in the Computer Science division in Houston Science Fair.  Kanchana a

Congrats to Andrew Laitman for getting the NLM training fellowship!!!

  4.11.2014   News

Congrats to Andrew Laitman for getting the NLM training fellowship!!!

Joint work with Dr. Anderson funded by CPRIT.

  11.09.2014   News

Our project on Viral MicroRNAs in Ovarian Cancer Growth and Metastasis is funded through CPRIT.

Collaborative work with Dr. Craig Thompson lab published in Cancer Discovery.

  11.09.2014   News

Collaborative work published in Cell.

  30.07.2014   News

Congratulations to Ying-Wooi Wan.  Her collaborative work with Dr. Bellen’s lab was accepted by Cell.

A grant from Hearing Health Foundation.

  25.04.2014   News

A grant from hearing health foundation has been awarded to us in collaboration with the Groves lab to study the hair cell regeneration.

Our paper is highlighted by Nature Methods

  31.03.2014   News

NATURE METHODS | RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS | METHODS IN BRIEF GENOMICS miRNA profiling depends on platform Nature Methods 11, 369 (2014) doi:10.1038/nmeth.2905 Published online 28 March 2014 Wan, Y.-W. et al. PLoS One 9, e87782

Our Paper is noted by GenomeWeb.com

  17.03.2014   News

Our study on the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project was noted by genome web.com http://www.genomeweb.com/sequencing/last-weeks-clinical-sequencing-papers-note-13

Our research in BCM news

  10.02.2014   News

Tools produce different answers in microRNA profiles When researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) sought to mine The Cancer Genome Atlas for information on the effects of small bits

On the reproducibility of miRNA profiling techniques.

  6.02.2014   News, Paper

Our study on the reproducibility between miRNA microarray and sequencing technology was published in PLOS ONE [PDF].  This study found that large percentage of miRNAs demonstrated poor correlation between the

Paper on combinatorial drug therapy was accepted by Bioinformatics as an original research article.

  27.01.2014   Paper

Kaifang’s paper on combinatorial drug therapy through mixed integer linear programming was accepted for publication in Bioinformatics as an original research article.

Welcome, Denise!

  22.01.2014   News

Welcome to Denise who has now formally joined our group as a postdoctoral fellow!

Congratulations to Andrew for passing his qulification exam.

  21.01.2014   Other

Congratulations to Andrew for passing his qulification exam.

Two CIBR Awards

  13.12.2013   Other

We just got two collaborative awards with Sardiello and Mirjana Maletic-Savatic lab.  These two grants will enable us to generate a strong set of preliminary data for our future grants.

Our research in Rice news!

  15.11.2013   News


William won the 1st place in Graduate Student Research Symposium.

  17.10.2013   Other

Congratulations to William who just won the 1st place in Graduate Student Research Symposium!

Paper accepted by IEEE GENSIPS 2013.

  20.09.2013   Paper

Our paper titled ‘IDENTIFYING CANCER BIOMARKERS THROUGH A NETWORK REGULARIZED COX MODEL’ has been accepted as a regular paper to be presented in the 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Genomic

Paper accepted by HMG

  13.09.2013   Paper

Congratulations to Sangeetha and Wooi.  Their paper on  ” NLRP7 affects trophoblast lineage differentiation, binds to overexpressed YY1 and alters CpG methylation” was accepted by Human Molecular Genetics.

An NSF Grant Awarded

  4.09.2013   Grants

National Science Foundation DMS-1263932 collaborative grant to study “Statistical Methods for Integrated Analysis of High-Throughput Biomedical Data”, September 2013-2017, with Genevera Allen and Pradeep Ravikumar. In the joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative

Wen received an ICIBM 2013 Student & Trainee Travel Award

  1.07.2013   Other

Congrats to Wen Zhang who has been chosen to receive an ICIBM 2013 Student & Trainee Travel Award.