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Interesting research created by our Bioinformatics and Computational Biology students:

Joe Cornish

Meet a student researcher:

Benefits for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology students:

  • Work with a faculty member
  • Experience hands-on research
  • Reinforce classroom learning
  • Prepare for work or graduate school
  • Travel to national conferences
  • Receive grant funding
  • Publish independent research
    • Characterization of the SOS meta-regulon in the human gut microbiome.
      Cornish JP, Sanchez-Alberola N, O'Neill PK, O'Keefe R, Gheba J, Erill I.
      Bioinformatics. 2014 May 1;30(9):1193-7.
    • CollecTF: a database of experimentally validated transcription factor-binding sites in Bacteria.
      Kiliç S, White ER, Sagitova DM, Cornish JP, Erill I.
      Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan;42(Database issue):D156-60.
    • scnRCA: a novel method to detect consistent patterns of translational selection in mutationally-biased genomes.
      O'Neill PK, Or M, Erill I.
      PLoS One. 2013 Oct 7;8(10):e76177.
    • Inference of self-regulated transcriptional networks by comparative genomics.
      Cornish JP, Matthews F, Thomas JR, Erill I.
      Evol Bioinform Online. 2012;8:449-61.
    • BioWord: a sequence manipulation suite for Microsoft Word.
      Anzaldi LJ, Muñoz-Fernández D, Erill I.
      BMC Bioinformatics. 2012 Jun 7;13:124

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