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at TAU

at TAU

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

July 2024: welcome to Ofir

Welcome to Ofir Ariel, an undergrad Bioinfo student who is joining the group for a project on mCRC under the supervision of Dan.

July 24: Tal wins CBRC travel award

Congrats to Tal, who won the CBRC travel award, allowing him to present his chromothripsis analysis in the FASEB Aneuploidy conference in Sept 2024.

June 2024: Race-dependent variability in the human tumor mycobiome

A study of Dan and Thomy with Ben Boursi, showing difference across races in some fungi species presence in tumors has been posted in BioRxiv (link)

June 2024: Welcome to David!

We welcome to David Lasry, who is joining the group - and Rani Elkon's group - as a programmer. David's project is creating a web version of the Expander software.

May 2024: Drugst.One paper published

A plug-and-play solution for online systems medicine and network-based drug repurposing, was published in NAR (link). The large team effort was led by Jan Baumbach. Hagai and Gideon from the group contribute with the DOMINO tool.

May 2024: Congrats to Maya and Thomy!

Congrats to Maya and Thomy who won poster prizes at the 18th Edmond J. Safra center retreat in Ma'ale Ha'chamisha!

May 2024: Ron wins ISBCB Award

Ron Shamir received the Career Award of the ISBCB (Israeli Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology) at the 22nd Israeli Bioinformatics Symposium. Warm congrats from all the lab!

April 2024: Plasmid dispersal in inflammatory diseases

David's study with I. Mizrahi's BGU group revealing mechanisms driving plasmid dispersal and selection in the human gut was published in Nature Communications (link).

April 2024: Welcome to Roie

We welcome Roie Feinsod, an MD student, who will be doing his final project in the group, guided by Dan.

March 2024: Congratulations to Dr. Hait!

Congratulations to Dr. Tom Hait, whose PhD thesis "Methods for inferring and utilizing enhancer-promoter networks" (link) was just approved! Tom was co-supervised by Prof. Rani Elkon (Medicine).


Prof. Ron Shamir

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