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at TAU

at TAU

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

March 2023: Congratulations to Hadar Amira Haham, who passed the MSc exam

Congratulations to Hadar Amira Haham, who passed the MSc exam for her work (co-supervised by Prof. Rani Elkon) analyzing the spatial organization of the genome.

March 23: Omer awarded MSc with distinction

Congratulations to Omer Noy who will be awarded her MSc degree with distinction. The award ceremony of the School of CS will be held in May.

January 23: a new 4-way metagenomic classifier

Read the new article by Lianrong Pu on classifying contigs from metagenomic assemblies into bacteria, phage, plasmids and microeukaryotes

November 2022: Dan passes the PhD candidacy exam

Congrats to Dan Coster, who passed the PhD Candidacy exam! Dan's thesis topic is using electronic medical records to predict disease risk.

October 2022: Clustering the white matter of the brain.

Read the preprint with Ittai Shamir and Yaniv Assaf on clustering multilayered cytoarchitectonic surface-based data in the brain.

October 22: Creating good minimizer orders for large k

Read David and Lianrong's paper with Yaron Orenstein's group (BIU) and Bonnie Berger's group (MIT) on how to use an old theory by Mykkeltveit and Knuth to expand minimizer orders to large values of k.

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.

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