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Illinois researchers are pushing the frontiers of computational ‘omics and bioinformatics in many different directions. This is the home page of this amazing cast of computational scientists with highly varied interests and expertise.

Mehmet Ahsen

Mehmet Ahsen
Business, CIMED
https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/profile/mehmet-ahsen
Medical Decision Making; Computational Biology

Md Tauqeer Alam

Md Tauqeer Alam
Veterinary Clinical Medicine
https://experts.illinois.edu/en/persons/md-tauqeer-alam
Infectious Diseases Genomics; Bacterial Genomics; Metagenomics

Charles Blatti

Charles Blatti
NCSA, CIMED
https://publish.illinois.edu/blatti/
Integrative omics data analysis

Colleen Bushell

Colleen Bushell
NCSA, CIMED
Scientific Visualization; Visual Analytics; User Experience

Gustavo Caetano-Anolles

Gustavo Caetano-Anolles
Crop Sciences
https://cropsciences.illinois.edu/people/profile/gca
Interaction of plants and microbes; Evolution of biological networks; Function and structure in proteins and ncRNA; Evolution of macromolecular structure

Julian Catchen

Julian Catchen
Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
http://catchenlab.life.illinois.edu/
Genome evolution; Structural variation; Population Genomics

Roy Dar

Roy Dar
Bioengineering
http://dar.bioengineering.illinois.edu/
Biophysics; Systems Biology; Noise Biology; Drug Screening; Virology

Lee DeVille

Lee DeVille
Mathematics
https://faculty.math.illinois.edu/~rdeville/
Mathematical biology, Biophysical modeling, Neuronal networks

Mohammed El-Kebir

Mohammed El-Kebir
Computer Science
https://www.el-kebir.net/
tumor phylogenies; copy-number aberrations and their evolution; migration history of metastatic tumors.

Chris Fields

Chris Fields
High Performance Computing in Biology group (HPCBio), Roy J Carver Biotechnology Center
https://hpcbio.illinois.edu/people
Applied bioinformatics; bioinformatics training; genomics analysis workflows and pipelines; Bioinformatics infrastructure; microbiome analysis

Jiawei Han

Jiawei Han
Computer Science
http://hanj.cs.illinois.edu/
Biological text mining

Matt Hudson

Matt Hudson
Crop Sciences
https://cropsciences.illinois.edu/people/profile/mhudson
Plant and animal genomics; population genomics; genetic basis of crop traits; interactions of plants with pathogens and pests

Ravishankar Iyer

Ravishankar Iyer
Electrical and Computer Engineering
https://depend.csl.illinois.edu/
Personalized healthcare analytics, and hardware and software systems for healthcare.

Paul Jensen

Paul Jensen
Bioengineering
http://jensenlab.net/
Infectious diseases; Accelerating microbiology; design new therapies

Halil Kilicoglu

Halil Kilicoglu
I School
https://ischool.illinois.edu/people/halil-kilicoglu
Biomedical informatics; natural language processing; literature-based knowledge discovery

Luidmilla Mainzer

Luidmilla Mainzer
NCSA
https://www.linkedin.com/in/liudmila-sergeevna-mainzer-98854625
Computational genomics; sequence bioinformatics; high performance computing for biology;

Sergei Maslov

Sergei Maslov
Bioengineering, Physics
https://bioengineering.illinois.edu/people/maslov
Bioinformatics; Biomolecular modeling; Cancer biology; Cancer genomics

Olgica Milenkovic

Olgica Milenkovic
ECE
http://publish.illinois.edu/milenkovic/
Compression, gene regulatory networks, Gene prioritization

Naveen Naidu Narisetty

Naveen Naidu Narisetty
Statistics
https://stat.illinois.edu/directory/profile/naveen
high dimensional data analysis; model selection; Bayesian computation; large-scale computational models; functional data; quantile modeling.

Jian Peng

Jian Peng
Computer Science
https://jianpeng.web.engr.illinois.edu/
Functional and Structural Genomics; Cancer Genomics; Pharmacogenomics; Neurodegenerative Diseases

Sandra Rodriguez-Zas

Sandra Rodriguez-Zas
Animal Sciences
https://ansc.illinois.edu/directory/rodrgzzs
Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics; Immunophysiology and Behavior; Meat Science and Muscle Biology; Nutrition; Production and Environment Management; Reproductive Biology

Ilan Shomorony

Ilan Shomorony
Electrical and Computer Engineering
www.ilanshomorony.com
Algorithms for genome assembly, Metagenomics, Information Theory, Data Science and Machine Learning

Diwakar Shukla

Diwakar Shukla
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
https://chbe.illinois.edu/directory/profile/diwakar
Molecular Engineering; Molecular Modeling and Simulations; Biophysics

Saurabh Sinha

Saurabh Sinha
Computer Science
https://www.sinhalab.net/
Regulatory Genomics; Systems Biology; Neurogenomics; Cancer genomics.

Jun Song

Jun Song
Physics
https://physics.illinois.edu/people/directory/profile/songj
integrative genomics; transcription factors; chromatin structure; non-coding RNAs; gene regulation in development and diseases; cancer genomics; physics-inspired machine learning

Jimeng Sun

Jimeng Sun
Computer Science
https://cs.illinois.edu/about/people/faculty/jimeng
Data and Information Systems; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Artificial Intelligence

Shulei Wang

Shulei Wang
Statistics
https://sites.google.com/view/shulei-wang/
microbiome data analysis, high dimensional statistics, statistical machine learning

Tandy Warnow

Tandy Warnow
Computer Science
http://tandy.cs.illinois.edu/
phylogenomics (genome-scale phylogeny estimation); multiple sequence alignment; metagenomics; Statistical estimation, applied probability, machine learning, graph algorithms

Chengxiang Zhai

Chengxiang Zhai
Computer Science
http://czhai.cs.illinois.edu/
Health informatics; Biological text mining

Sihai Dave Zhao

Sihai Dave Zhao
Statistics
https://stat.illinois.edu/directory/profile/sdzhao
Statistical genomics; High-dimensional statistics; Survival analysis

Ruoqing Zhu

Ruoqing Zhu
Statistics
https://stat.illinois.edu/directory/profile/rqzhu
Personalized Medicine; Survival Analysis