Disruption of the ATXN1-CIC complex causes a spectrum of neurobehavioral phenotypes in mice and humans.
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
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
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
Congratulations to Kanchana to be selected as the semis-finalist of The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. Great job.
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!!!
Our project on Viral MicroRNAs in Ovarian Cancer Growth and Metastasis is funded through CPRIT.
Congratulations to Ying-Wooi Wan. Her collaborative work with Dr. Bellen’s lab was accepted by Cell.
A grant from hearing health foundation has been awarded to us in collaboration with the Groves lab to study the hair cell regeneration.
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 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
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
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
Kaifang’s paper on combinatorial drug therapy through mixed integer linear programming was accepted for publication in Bioinformatics as an original research article.
Welcome to Denise who has now formally joined our group as a postdoctoral fellow!
Congratulations to Andrew for passing his qulification exam.
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.
Congratulations to William who just won the 1st place in Graduate Student Research Symposium!
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
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.
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
Congrats to Wen Zhang who has been chosen to receive an ICIBM 2013 Student & Trainee Travel Award.
Congrats to Wen Zhang and Wooi Wan for their manuscript “Molecular pathway identification using biological network-regularized logistic models” that was accepted by BMC Genomcis!