Principal Investigator


Associate Professor
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program
Data Science Program
Dept. of Computer Science
Affiliated with: Departments of Biology and Biotechnology, Applied Math
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Curriculum vitae

Postdocs


Dept. of Computer Science

Research topics:
Computational Genomics
Holographic Biovisualization

Graduate Students


Ph.D. Student
BCB Program

Research topics:
Systems biology of disease
Network dynamics


Ph.D. Student
BCB Program

Research topics:
Bioinformatics of disease
Network dynamics
Computational genomics
Eye-tracking mining


Ph.D. Student
BCB Program

Research topics:
Systems biology of disease
Bioinformatics of alternative splicing


M.S. Student
BCB Program

Research topics:
Bioinformatics of frame-shift mutations


M.S. Student
Robotics Engineering

Research topics:
Machine learning methods for
molecular evolution


M.S. Student
Computer Science

Research topics:
Brain connectome visualization
with mixed reality


M.S. Student
Fulbright Fellow
BCB Program

Research topics:
Bioinformatics of disease
Population genetics


Ph.D. Student
Computer Science

Research topics:
Machine Learning in Biomedical Domain
Bioinformatics of disease


Ph.D. Student
Data Science Program

Research topics:
Biological Data Analytics
Deep Learning
Bioinformatics of disease

Undergraduate Students


Research topic:
CLustering of biological
networks (MQP)


Research topics:
Mining scientific literature


Research topic:
Viral evolution

Alumni

Name Position Years Next position after...
Vakhtang Margvelashvili Undergraduate Research 2016-2017 TBA
William Van Rensselaer Undergraduate Research 2016-2017 TBA
Jonathan Sawin Undergraduate Research 2016-2017 TBA
Jeff King Undergraduate Research (jointly with Tim Matisziw) 2013-2015 Geographic Information
Systems Technician,
City of Columbia, MO
Samantha Eidson (Warren) Ph.D. student 2010-2015 Assisstant Professor,
Fontbonne University, MO
Johnathan Price Undergraduate Research 2009-2014 Software Developer Intern,
IBM
Cindy La Rotation Ph.D. student 2013 Truman State University
Nan Zhao Ph.D (Co-Supervised with Chi-Ren Shyu)
Postdoc
2007-2013 Research Assistant Professor,
Mississippi State University
Bin Pang Ph.D (Co-Supervised with Chi-Ren Shyu) 2007-2013 Microsoft Research
Xiaomin Wang M.Sc. 2009-2013 Microsoft
Harshil Shah Masters research project 2006-2013 DISH Network
Eva Petrakovic Undergraduate research project 2013 Undergraduate Student,
University of Missouri
Mandela Byam Undergraduate research project 2012 Coro Fellow in Leadership,
Focus St. Louis
Jeff Renecker Ph.D (Co-Supervised with Chi-Ren Shyu) 2008-2012 IT consultancy
Sneha Joshi Graduate research project
2008-2011 Persistent Systems
Sree Gopaluni Masters research project
2010-2011
Brett Koenig Undergraduate research 2008 Ph.D. student, Georgia Tech
Bryan Baugher Undergraduate research 2008