Bioinformatics Research Group (BioRG)
Profile: This research group works on problems from the fields of Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Data Mining, and Information Retrieval. The group's research projects includes Comparative Genomics of Bacterial genomes, Metagenomics, Genomic databases, Pattern Discovery in sequences and structures, micro-array data analysis, prediction of regulatory elements, primer design, probe design, phylogenetic analysis, medical image processing, image analysis, data integration, data mining, information retrieval, knowledge discovery in electronic medical records, and more.

Publications, Posters, & Software(Click here)

Faculty Members

Prof. Giri Narasimhan

Associates and Post-Docs

Vanessa Aguiar-Pulido
PhD, Computer Science, A Coruna

Trevor Cickovski
PhD, Computer Science, Notre Dame

Wenrui Huang
PhD, Pharmacology, U Miami

Students Starting Fall 2015

Camilo Valdes (B.S., 2008)
Comparative Genomics
Currently at CCS, U Miami

Tek Raj Subedi
From Fall 2015
Structural Bioinformatics

Andrius Radvilas Bubelis
From Fall 2015
General Bioinformatics

Recent Graduates

Juan Daniel Riveros (M.S. 2015)
Network Analytics
1st Employment: Ultimate Software
Mario Consuegra (M.S. 2014)
MS, Algorithms
1st Employment: Google Inc.
Mitch (Misael) Fernandez (B.S. 2013)
BS, Metagenomics
Now at: U Michigan

Recent Graduates

Melita Jaric
In Memoriam
Melita Jaric passed away on March 11, 2013. A bright, promising life was snuffed out in a careless hit-and-run accident. For more details, click here

Posthumous Ph.D., 2013

Recent Graduates

Deborah Plana (H.S. 2013)
High School Volunteer, Bioinformatics
Now at: MIT
Xing Yang (M.S. 2011)
General Bioinformatics
Daniel Medvin (M.S. 2011)
Comparative Genomics

Recent Graduates

Gisela Gonzalez (B.S. 2010)
Roxana Ordonez (B.S., 2008)
Comparative Genomics
Tom Milledge (MS, 2008)
Structure Pattern Discovery
Now at: Duke University

Recent Graduates

Erliang Zeng (PhD, 2008)
Protein-Protein Interactions; Data Mining
First Employment: U Notre Dame
Now at: University of S. Dakota
Michael Robinson (M.S., 2009)
Bioinformatics Databases,
High-Performance Computing
Andres Parra (Ph. D., 2009)
Medical Image Registration
First Employment: U Miami

Recent Graduates

Chengyong Yang (PhD, 2006)
Data Mining & Microarray Analysis
1st Employment: Applied BioSystems, Inc.
Gaolin Zheng (PhD, 2006)
Microarray Analysis
1st Employment: North Carolina Central University
Patricia Buendia (PhD, 2006)
1st Employment: InfoTech Inc.

Recent Awards and Honors

Recently Completed Funded Projects

Research Collaborators

Graduated Students

Important Bioinformatics Conferences

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