Scott J. Emrich
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Notre Dame Bioinformatics Lab
Notre Dame Genomics and Bioinformatics Core
University of Notre Dame
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-Andrew Rider (PhD) and Rory Carmichael (MS) successfully defend their theses. Congrats both!
- Assemblethon2 preprint made available online. Metaassembler used for the fish was primarily designed by former undergrad Paul Baranay (now in the PhD program at Yale).
- Conference paper looking at elasticity of NDBL bioinformatiacs applications in a heterogenous cloud environment accepted by CCGrid 2013. Andrew Thrasher is the key NDBL contributor.
- Journal paper on trait-based genomics accepted by BMC Genomics. Wei Zhang lead author.
- Emrich gives invited talk at the International Congress of Entomology held in Daegu, Korea.
- Journal paper on running gene annotation on a distributed system/cloud accepted by BMC Genomics. Andrew Thrasher lead author.
- Journal paper on running bioinformatics applications on a heterogenous system accepted. Irena Lanc lead author.
- Emrich and Lanc participate in the Daphnia magna genome jamboree in Bloomington, IN.
- Emrich and new NDBL collaborator Patricia Clark awarded a special supplement to Clark's current NIH R01 grant intended to connect a NIH-funded computational PI with a NIH-funded experimental PI. Support is for two years and will involve Rory Carmichael from the NDBL.
- Shawn O'Neil successfully defends his PhD thesis entitled "Non-model Transcriptomics: Applications, Assessments, and Algorithms." Congrats Shawn!
- Josh Livermore joins the Environmental Change Initiative as a postdoctoral fellow working primarily with NDBL collaborator Stuart Jones but will also be a member of our group. Welcome Josh!
- SAND assembly paper accepted by Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. NDBL alum Michael Olson and current NDBL PhD student Andrew Thrasher led the assembly effort.
- Andrew Thrasher and Wei Zhang both have conference papers accepted by ICCABS 2012 to be held in Las Vegas at the end of the month.
- Nucleic Acids Research update of VectorBase accepted. Karyn Megy (European Bioinformatics Institute) and Emrich lead authors.
- Shawn O'Neil receives "Best poster: student choice" at the annual CSE poster session. Congrats Shawn!
- Journal version of Shawn O'Neil's Hapler paper accepted as part of a BMC Genomics special issue.
- Nucleic Acids Research update of VectorBase under review. Karyn Megy (European Bioinformatics Institute) and Emrich lead authors.
- NDBL/DIAL student Andrew Rider receives best performance in the DREAM6 competition, promoter prediction. This effort is part of our collaboration with the Ferdig lab and the submission was led by Geoffrey Siwo. Great job all!
- Allison Regier successfully defends her PhD thesis entitled "A flexible comparative genomics framework for integrating heterogeneous sequence data," and will be joining the Genome Institute at WashU (St. Louis) as a research scientist this August. Congrats Allison!!
- Paper on 454 malaria genome sequencing accepted in principle to BMC Genomics. Allison Regier was the lead bioinformatician on the analysis.
- A paper on population haplotyping accepted at 1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS). Shawn O'Neil is lead author.
- Our paper on the two incicipient species of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae published in Science. News coverage here and here.
- Collaborative work led by Neil Lobo on Anopheles inversions published in the Malaria Journal. Allison Regier primary contributor from the NDBL.
- Workshop paper on bioinformatics paper accepted to WORKS'10. Andrew Thrasher is lead author and will present in New Orleans.
- Andrew Rider's paper on a new way to find eQTL assocations accepted in BMC Bioinformatics.
- Two regular conference papers accepted to the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine, one led by Andrew Rider and another led by Wei Zhang. Congrats both!
- Allison Regier, Shawn O'Neil, and Andrew Thrasher present their research at the ISMB bioinformatics conference in Boston.
- Shawn O'Neil successfully defends his PhD proposal. Congrats Shawn!
- Thain makeflow paper published in Cluster Computing.
- Was an invited panelist at the Emerging Computational Methods for the Life Sciences workshop held in conjunction with the ACM International Symposium on High Performance and Distributed Computing (HPDC).
- Gave an invited talk at the 4th annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium.
- Allison Regier's work on a framework for comparative genomics was accepted for the PhD forum portion of the 2010 Grace Hopper Conference in Atlanta.
- Lauren Assour received the Notre Dame Naughton fellowship to work on arthropod comparative genomics in my group. She will join over the summer and spend at least one year abroad at Trinity College Dublin.
- Work on butterfly transcriptome assembly and analysis accepted in principle to BMC Genomics. Shawn O'Neil is lead author.
- Workshop paper on the biocompute bioinformatics portal accepted at Emerging Computational Methods for the Life Sciences Workshop (ECMLS) held in conjuction with HPDC 2010. Rory Carmichael lead author.
-SJ Emrich participates in the 2010 Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium on the invitation of the National Academy of Engineering. Recent work on ecoinformatics was presented as part of the symposium.