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at TAU

at TAU

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

September 2022: Intend paper is out

Yonatan and Nimrod's manuscript on the INTEND algorithm for integrating gene expression and methylation data from different experiment has been posted in Biorxiv.

September 2022: 3CAC is published

Lianrong's paper on a 3-way classifier of contigs in metagenomic assembly graph was published in Bioinformatics.

September 2022: Welcome to Assaf

Assaf Ben Shimon is joining the group as an MSc student. Welcome Assaf!  

August 2022: Hagai passes the PhD candidacy exam

Congrats to Hagai Levi, who passed the PhD Candidacy exam! Hagai's research topic is adaptation of Polygenic Risk Scores across populations.

August 22: Tal Ben Yishay joins the group

We welcome Tal Ben Yishay, who is joining the group as an MSc student. Tal finished a BSc in bioinformatics at TAU. His work will be on chromothrypsis, co-supervised by Uri Ben David (Medicine). Welcome Tal!

June 2022: 3CAC accepted to ECCB

Lianrong's paper on a 3-way classifier of contigs in metagenomic assembly graph has been accepted to ECCB 2022 and will appear in Bioinformatics.

May 2022: Dan Flomin is MSc

Congrats to Dan Flomin, who completed his MSc studies! Dan's thesis was recently published in JCB.

May 2022: Adaptive minimizer order

Read Dan Flomin and David's new paper in JCB on using adaptive minimizer order to cut the memory size of Gerbil k-mer counter by 30-50%. The paper is included in a special issue in honor of M. Waterman's 80th birthday.

May 2022: Hagai wins poster prize in HGM

Congratulations to Hagai who won a prize at the 25th Human Genome Meeting 2022 for his poster "Genotype imputation strategy for improving disease risk prediction on diverse ethnic groups".

May 2022: Omer moves to the PhD program.

Congratulations to Omer for completing her MSc - and continuing to the PhD program! Omer's PhD thesis will develop computational methods for healthcare, and she will be co-supervised by Prof. Uri Shalit of the Technion.

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