Upcoming Events

July 19-23, 2013: 21st Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB).

April 7-10, 2013: 17th Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB).

April 15-19, 2013: IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology.

March 4-6, 2013: 5th international conference on Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (BICoB).

More events....



News     

Oct 18, 2012: A new Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Sitanshu Sekhar Sahu has joined our lab.

Aug 13-17, 2012: A comprehensive 1-week Bioinformatics Workshop was organized on campus; co-organized by OSU's iCREST center. Visit facebook page for details.

Apr 23, 2012: Co-hosted Dr. James Tiedje (Director, NSF Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University) as an invited iCREST speaker; see flyer for details.

Apr 13, 2012: World renowned Computational Biologist, Dr. Eugene Koonin (NCBI) visited our lab, and delivered an invited lecture on campus as part of iCREST speaker series; see flyer for details. Video on YouTube.

Mar 16, 2012: We welcome Dr. Chris Town (Group leader, Plant Genomics, JCVI) as an invited iCREST speaker; see flyer for details.

Feb 14, 2012: KBL receives new grant from OCAST to develop bioinformatics systems for plant-microbe interaction networks; immediate Postdoc opening available.

Oct 21, 2011: We welcome Dr. Patrick X. Zhao (Head, Bioinformatics Lab, Noble Foundation) as an invited iCREST speaker; see flyer for details.

Sep 17, 2011: Tyler Weirick joins our lab (under iCREST) as a Graduate Research Assistant.

Aug 17, 2011: Robyn Kelley, a new master's student joins our lab as a Graduate Research Assistant.

July 21, 2011: KBL receives OSU funding to establish an iCREST center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.

June 08, 2011: KBL welcomes its first student, Kalpana Varala to work as a summer scholar in lab.



 




Collaborations


THE SAMUEL ROBERTS NOBLE FOUNDATION [www.noble.org]
 
 
Patrick X. Zhao                   Subcellular localization prediction of protein transporters;
Medicago truncatula genome annotation for IMGAG version 3.5 (Link for predictions).
 
Kiran Mysore Experimental validation of computer-generated localization predictions using GFP reporter fusions.
 
Elison Blancaflor Experimental validation of computer-generated localization predictions using GFP reporter fusions.
 
Rujin Chen Comprehensive analysis of Protease gene families in sequenced model legumes.
 
Michael Udvardi Genomic inventory and transcriptional analysis of Medicago truncatula transporters.
 

BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, OSU  [http://biochemistry.okstate.edu]
 
 
Randy Allen                       Genome-wide identification of alternative polyadenylation (APA) genes in Arabidopsis and Medicago.
 
JOHN INNES CENTRE, U.K.  [www.jic.ac.uk]
 
 
Giles Oldryod                            Identification of Nuclear Localization Signals (NLS) in Medicago Ca2+ channel transporters using various bioinformatics tools.
 

NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE ON PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY, INDIA  [www.nrcpb.org]
 
 
K. C. Bansal                   Prediction of abiotic stress-related genes and experimental validation.
 
T. R. Sharma Identification and characterization of rice blast resistance genes.
 

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