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at TAU

at TAU

We develop algorithms and tools for analysis of
genomic and systems biology data. Areas include:

October 2023: Maya wins Safra Fellowship

Congratulations to Maya Metzger, who won the Safra Center undergraduate fellowship!
Maya has been working in the group on EMR analysis in parallel to her undergrad in bioinformatics. 

October 2023: Feature ranking in clustering

Eran's manuscript describing a new algorithm for ranking features for clustering EMR data is available in medRxiv (link)

August 2023: On the importance of imputation panel

Read Hagai's paper in medRxiv (link) on the importance of imputation panel ethnicity when transferring a PRS across populations.

August 2023: Silencers manuscript is online

Tom's paper on inferring silencers and enhancers using deep learning is available on Research Square (link).

August 2023: Omer wins Shaashua fellowship

Congratulations to Omer Noy, who won the Prof. Amnon and Mrs. Anat Ramati Shaashua fellowship in computer science!

August 2023: Hagai wins Cancer fellowship

Congratulations to Hagai, who won the Weinstat Memorial Graduate Award in Cancer Research!

August 2023: antibiotic appropriateness study posted on medRxiv

Read the study (link) of Ella Ranon and Ella Goldschmidt and others on predicting if the antibiotic administered was appropriate.

August 2023: Media response to our PRS study

Hagai's study published in BMJ (link) on a breast cancer risk score for Ashkenazi women has been gaining attention. See here (link) and in Hebrew here (link)

August 2023: Paper on minimizer orders published in GR

The paper (link) by David and Lianrong with Yaron Orenstein's group (BIU) and Bonnie Berger's group (MIT) on using the theory of Mykkeltveit and Knuth to expand minimizer orders to large values of k has been published in Genome Research.

July 2023: A breast cancer PRS for Ashkenazi women

Read Hagai's paper (link) on utilizing a polygenic risk score for breast cancer developed on European population to predict risk in Ashkenazi Jewish women. The main coauthors in this study were colleagues from TAU, the Hebrew University, Clalit Research Institute.


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