Student Projects

Apply November 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018


  • Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analysis of bacterial strains using PanPhlAn Software
  • Exome Sequencing identifies a novel mutation in MED12 as potential cause of severe birth defects in a female
  • Website development for visualization of Hi-C Data
  • Identifying monoallelic expression using epigenetic signatures in silico
  • Understanding rare Mendelian genetics diseases through sequencing
  • Geo-temporal database for the external exposome
  • Analyzing discrepancies in the International Cancer Genome Consortium with UpSetR
  • Role of transcription factors in recruiting non-specific DNA binding proteins
  • Optimizing of tile generation for HI-C data
  • Visualizing geographic trends in insurance claims data
  • Accurate estimation of molecular counts in droplet-based single-cell RNA-seq experiments
  • Benchmarking biomedical word embeddings
  • Characterizing insulated neighborhoods in esophageal cancer patients
  • Using diverse population sequencing data to estimate penetrance for the ACMG-56 panel
  • Comparison of single-cell RNA-seq trajectory construction methods

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