Congratulations to Postdoctoral Researcher Mohammed El-Kebir who will start as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in January, 2018!
Welcome to new Postdoctoral Researcher Simone Zaccaria, who joined the group after receiving his Ph.D. from University of Milano-Bicocca.
The Raphael group has moved! Ben Raphael is now a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University. We welcome applications for new students and postdocs.
Hsin-Ta Wu successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis, becoming the second Ph.D. recipient in Computational Biology and Computer Science at Brown University. Hsin-Ta will join Natera as a Senior Bioinformatician. Congratulations, Hsin-Ta!
Max Leiserson successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis, becoming the inaugural Ph.D. recipient in Computational Biology and Computer Science at Brown University. Max will be a postdoctoral fellow at Microsoft Research, New England in 2016-2017. In Fall 2017, he will become an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Maryland. Congratulations, Max!
Raphael Lab on the move! Current Ph.D. student Layla Oesper and lab alums Anna Ritz and Crystal Valentine will start faculty positions in Fall 2015, at Carelton College, Reed College, and Amherst College, respectively. Congratulations!
Gryte Satas receives an Honorable Mention in the NSF Graduate Fellowship competition. Congratulations, Gryte!
Mohammed El-Kebir joins the group as postdoctoral fellow. Mohammed completed a Ph.D. in Computer Science at CWI. Welcome, Mohammed!
Layla Oesper wins a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations, Layla!
Matt Reyna joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Matt completed his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Welcome, Matt!
Our high school summer research program, funded by an NSF CAREER grant is underway!
This year’s participants include Ava Brignol from Nobel and Greenough School in Dedham, MA, and Anthony Rolland from the Julia R. Masterman School in Philadelphia, PA.
The Raphael research group successfully defends the Watson Cup!
Iman Hajirasouliha receives a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations, Iman!
We have a new group website! Please take a look around and let us know if you see anything broken.
Group receives an R01 grant from NIH/NHGRI for “Computational Characterization of Genetic Heterogeneity.”
Gryte Satas joins the group from Washington University in St. Louis. Welcome Gryte!
Hsin-Ta and Max’s visualization of AML mutations is the Biomedical Picture of the Day.
Our group’s contribution’s to The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project highlighted in Brown press release.
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!
Iman Hajirasouliha joins the group from Simon Fraser University. Welcome Iman!
Talk at 2nd The Cancer Genome Atlas Symposium on YouTube.
Max Leiserson receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
Quoted in Nature Methods article on structural variation.
Talk at The Cancer Genome Atlas Symposium on YouTube.
Brown news story describes work on RNA splicing motifs, a collaboration with Will Fairbrother and Eric Lim.
Layla Oesper receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
Group receives R01 grant from NIH/NHGRI: Computational Approaches For Structural Variation Studies In Genomes.
Ben Raphael receives NSF CAREER award: CAREER: Algorithms for Next-Generation Genomics.
Crystal Kahn defends Ph.D. dissertation: Algorithms for Analyzing Human Genome Rearrangements.
Ben Raphael and Eli Upfal receive NSF grant: III: Small: Algorithmic Approaches for Pathway and Gene Group Analysis in Genetic Studies.
GenomeWeb article on strobe sequencing collaboration with Pacific Biosciences.
Ben Raphael receives Sloan Research Fellowship.
Genome Technology article “Genomics of Cancer.”
Scientific American’s “Where Are They Now?” finds Ben here.
Genome Technology names Ben Raphael one of Tomorrow’s PIs.