Research Areas

Computational Biology
Overview

Computational biology and bioinformatics involve development and application of analysis methods for high throughput experimental data in molecular biology to facilitate biomedical research. Active topics of investigation in Columbia involve systems biology, biological networks, massively parallel ("next generation") DNA sequencing, RNA sequencing, ChIP sequencing, analysis of transcription factor binding sites, single nucleotide polymorphisms, population genetics, molecular evolution, personalized medicine, tumor genomics.

Labs and Groups
Courses

  • COMS W4761 Computational Genomics
  • COMS E6998 Computational Human Genetics
  • COMS E6998 Seminar on Biological Networks
  • COMS E6998 Seminar in Evolutionary and Comparative Genomics
  • COMS E6998 Biological Networks