Area of Specialization

Srinivas Aluru

Professor, College of Computing
Areas of Specialization:
Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics, Gene Regulatory Networks, High Performance Computing

Manoj Bhasin

Associate Professor Of Pediatrics, Emory School of Medicine, Associate Professor Of Biomedical Informatics, Emory School of Medicine
Areas of Specialization:
Platform for analysis of single cell data;
Development of molecular diagnostics platforms for cancer diagnosis and prognosis;
Identification of biomarkers for early detection of pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma and colon cancer;
Exploring the genomic mechanism for complementary and alternative medicines(CAM);
Understanding tumor heterogeneity using single cell sequencing;
Development of novel algorithms for analysis of omics data including RNA sequencing, chip sequencing, DNA sequencing and proteomics

Mark Borodovsky

Regents' Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, School of Computational Science and Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Bioinformatics Algorithms, Machine Learning, Gene Prediction and Structural Genomic Annotation.

Sam Brown

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Evolutionary Microbiology, Bacterial Social Life, Virulence and Drug Resistance

Leonid Bunimovich

Regents' Professor of Mathematics, School of Mathematics
Areas of Specialization:
Mathematical Biology, Dynamical Networks, Crossimmunoreactivity and Local Immunodeficiency

Umit Catalyurek

Professor, School of Computational Sciences and Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
High performance computing, Combinatorial Scientific Computing, Biomedical Informatics

Lily Cheung

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Gene regulatory networks, plant development, and Systems Biology

J. Brandon Dixon

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Lymphatic Physiology, Lymphedema, Imaging, Lymphatic Disease Prediction

Yuhong Fan

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Epigenetics, Epigenomics, Chromatin, Gene Expression, Stem Cell Biology, Mouse Genetics, Cancer

Facundo Fernandez

Professor, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Areas of Specialization:
Precision medicine, regenerative medicine, metabolomics, machine learning, mass spectrometry, phenotyping, multi-omics, mass spectrometry imaging.

David Gaul

Research Faculty, Systems Mass Spectrometry Core (SyMSC)
Areas of Specialization:
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Metabolomics, Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Eliver Ghosn

Assistant Professor, Emory School of Medicine
Areas of Specialization:
hsc-independent hematopoiesis;
tissue-resident innate-like B lymphocytes;
tissue-resident macrophages

Gregory Gibson

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Genetics of Gene Expression, Predictive Health, Malaria Systems Biology

Michael Goodisman

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Sociobiology, Behavior, Molecular Evolution, Genomics, Evolutionary Biology, Bioethics, Population Genetics

Brian Hammer

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Bacterial Genetics, Signal Transduction, Small RNAs, Vibrio Biology, Biofilms

Christine Heitsch

Associate Professor, School of Mathematics
Areas of Specialization:
Discrete Mathematical Biology, RNA Secondary Structure, Combinatorics

Nicholas Hud

Professor, School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Areas of Specialization:
Nucleic Acid Structure, Function and Evolution

Charles Isbell

Professor, School of Interactive Computing
Areas of Specialization:
Adaptive Modeling, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

King Jordan

Director of Bioinformatics Graduate Program
Areas of Specialization:
Comparative & Functional Genomics, Human Clinical & Population Genetics, Computational Health

Melissa Kemp

Associate Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Computational Systems Biology; Cellular Signaling and Metabolic Networks

Kostas Konstantinidis

Carlton S. Wilder Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Environmental Microbial Genomics, Human Microbiome, Bioinformatics Algorithms for Metagenomics

Joel Kostka

Professor, School of Biological Sciences and Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Microbiomes, Bioremediation, Climate Change

Joseph Lachance

Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Darwinian Medicine, Evolutionary Genomics, Human Genetics, Molecular Evolution, Theoretical Population Genetics

Raquel Lieberman

Professsor, School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Areas of Specialization:
Biochemistry, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Chemical Biology, Molecular Biophysics

John McDonald

Director, ICRC; Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Cancer Genomics, Cancer Systems Biology, MicroRNAs

Patrick McGrath

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Quantitative Genetics, Behavior, GPCR-Ligand Binding, Epistasis

Shamkant Navathe

Professor, School of Computer Science, College of Computing
Areas of Specialization:
Genomic Data Management, Intelligent Information Retrieval, Data Mining and Warehousing

Annalise Paaby

Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Genomics, Quantitative Genetics, Experimental Evolutionary Biology

Pamela Peralta-Yahya

Associate Professor, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Areas of Specialization:
Synthetic Biology, Chemical Biology, Molecular Evoultion

Deqiang Qiu

Assistant Professor, Emory School of Medicine
Areas of Specialization:
Alzheimer's Disease;
Stroke Imaging;
Machine Learning;
Perfusion and Blood Brain Barrier imaging;
Magnetic Susceptibility imaging

Peng Qiu

Associate Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Machine Learning, Data Integration, Visualization, Single-cell Analysis and Systems Biology

Lavanya Rishishwar

Adjunct Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Bioinformatics; Investigation of genomic variants of clinical importance

Jeffrey Skolnick

Director, Center for the Study of Systems Biology, GRA Eminent Scholar
Areas of Specialization:
Computational Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Drug Discovery, Protein Structure Prediction

Alberto Stolfi

Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Neurodevelopment, neuroscience, developmental biology, cell biology, gene regulation, genome engineering, tunicates

Francesca Storici

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Molecular Biology, DNA Repair, RNA Transactions, Genetics, Genetic Engineering, Genome Stability, Gene Targeting

Todd Streelman

Professor and Chair, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Evolution, Genomics, Specialization, Development, Regeneration, Complex Behavior

Matthew Torres

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Protein Biology and Biochemistry; Cell Signaling; Mass Spectrometry; Proteomics

Denis Tsygankov

Assistant Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Integrative Systems Biology, Cell Biomechanics, Computer Vision

Eberhard Voit

Professor, David D. Flanagan Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Complex Biomedical Systems, Pathway Analysis, Systems Biology

May Wang

Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
Medical Informatics and Bioimaging, Developing Diverse Biomedical Data Analysis, Modeling

Joshua Weitz

Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Areas of Specialization:
Viral Ecology and Evolution, Nonlinear Dynamics, Network Science, Physics of Living Systems

Loren Williams

Professor, School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Areas of Specialization:
Origins and Evolution of the Ribosome

Xiuwei Zhang

Assistant Professor, College of Computing
Areas of Specialization:
Data Science, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics

Tuo Zhao

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Areas of Specialization:
developing principled methodologies, nonconvex optimization algorithms and practical theories for machine learning (especially deep learning). Natural language processing and open source software development for scientific computing.