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at TAU

at TAU

We develop algorithms and tools for analysis of
genomic and systems biology data. Areas include:

Sept 2017: Congratulations to Idan Nurick!

Congratulations to Idan, who completed his MSc thesis, co-supervised by Rani Elkon, on HI-C data analysis.

Sept. 2017: An extensive enhancer promoter map and algorithm

Read Tom and Didi's recent paper on BioRxiv describing the FOCS algorithms for enhancer-promoter linking, and an extensive map of more than 300,000 links based on vast ENCODE, Roadmap, Fantom and GroSeq data.

Sept. 2017: Welcome to Dan Coster

We welcome Dan Coster, who is joining the group as an MSc student.  Dan is a student in the Lautman program and will be working on precision medicine.

August 2017: Copy number transformation paper published

Ron and Meirav's paper giving a linear time algorithm for copy number transformation was published in JCB.

August 2017: PROMO website is up

The PROMO tool is now available for download by beta users here. Promo,  developed by Dvir and Neta, streamlines analysis of large multi-omic datasets in cancer.      

August 2017: SCREEN replicability paper published

Didi's paper (with Dani Yekutieli) proposing new methods to control the FDR when analyzing together multiple studies appeared in PLoS Comp. Bio. 

Aug. 2017: Dvir Netanely wins a prize in the Djerassi symposium

Congratulations to Dvir, who won an excellence prize for his abstract in the 2nd Graduate Students Symposium on Cancer held by the DJERASSI-ELIAS Institute of Oncology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine. The symposium was held in July 2017.

July 2017: Faucet paper published

Roye's paper, describing a streaming de novo assembly graph construction algorithm, has just appeared in Bioinformatics.

July 2017: Congratulations to Tom Hait!

Congratulations to Tom Hait, who was awarded the MSc degree, co-supervised by Rani Elkon and Ron Shamir.

July 2017: Paper on improving minimizers published

Read the new paper in Bioinformatics by David, Yaron and colleagues from Carl Kingsford's group on improving the performance of minimizers and winnowing schemes.

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