news

February 18, 2014

We have a new group website! Please take a look around and let us know if you see anything broken.

September 2, 2013

An article in Biotechniques describes our HotNet algorithm.

September 1, 2013

Group receives an R01 grant from NIH/NHGRI for "Computational Characterization of Genetic Heterogeneity."

July 15, 2013

Gryte Satas joins the group from Washington University in St. Louis. Welcome Gryte!

May 23, 2013

Hsin-Ta and Max's visualization of AML mutations is the Biomedical Picture of the Day.

May 1, 2013

Our group's contribution's to The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project highlighted in Brown press release.

April 10, 2013

Our paper on [Genome-Wide Survival Analysis of Somatic Mutations in Cancer])(http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-37195-0_26) wins the Best Paper Award at RECOMB 2013 conference. Congratulations to Fabio and Alexandra!

January 7, 2013

Iman Hajirasouliha joins the group from Simon Fraser University. Welcome Iman!

November 27, 2012

Talk at 2nd The Cancer Genome Atlas Symposium on YouTube.

October 3, 2012

Group receives an NSF grant for big data analysis, as part of NSF's Big Data Initiative.

March 30, 2012

Max Leiserson receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

March 1, 2012

Article in The Scientist discuses our Dendrix algorithm.

Feb. 8, 2012

Quoted in Nature Methods article on structural variation.

Nov. 30, 2011

Talk at The Cancer Genome Atlas Symposium on YouTube.

Oct. 17, 2011

The Cancer Genome Atlas article on HotNet.

Sept 20, 2011

Brown news feature describes HotNet contribution to The Cancer Genome Atlas.

June 13, 2011

Brown news story describes work on RNA splicing motifs, a collaboration with Will Fairbrother and Eric Lim.

April 5, 2011

Layla Oesper receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

January 3, 2011

Group receives R01 grant from NIH/NHGRI: Computational Approaches For Structural Variation Studies In Genomes.

December 16, 2010

Ben Raphael receives NSF CAREER award: CAREER: Algorithms for Next-Generation Genomics.

September 22, 2010

Crystal Kahn defends Ph.D. dissertation: Algorithms for Analyzing Human Genome Rearrangements.

August 15, 2010

Ben Raphael and Eli Upfal receive NSF grant: III: Small: Algorithmic Approaches for Pathway and Gene Group Analysis in Genetic Studies.

July 18, 2010

GenomeWeb article on strobe sequencing collaboration with Pacific Biosciences.

June 24-25, 2010

RECOMB Computational Cancer Biology (RECOMB-CCB 2010)

February 16, 2010

Ben Raphael receives Sloan Research Fellowship.

April 2, 2009

Genome Technology article "Genomics of Cancer."

November 4, 2008

Scientific American's "Where Are They Now?" finds Ben here.

April 1, 2008

Anna Ritz receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

September 18-20, 2007

RECOMB Computational Cancer Biology.

December 19, 2006

Microinversions paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Brown story. UCSD story. Drug Discovery News article.

December 1, 2006

Genome Technology names Ben Raphael one of Tomorrow's PIs.

March 15, 2006

Cancer Genomes.

Earlier News

Burroughs Wellcome Award.

Genome Rearrangements and Cancer.

Article on the Graduate Mathematics Consulting Group.