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Collaborative Projects

  Dr. Len Pennacchio
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Forebrain gene regulation. Computational analysis of sequence motifs specific to forebrain enhancers. Transgenic mouse experimentation.
  Dr. Gabriela Loots
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Bone development. Identification of bone development genes and gene regulatory elements. Characterization of limb, cartilage, and bone enhancer elements in transgenic frog, Xenopus tropicalis.
  Dr. John Rubenstein
University of California, San Francisco

Forebrain development. Reconstruction of forebrain gene regulatory networks. Identification of upstream regulators responsible for the initiation of regulatory cascades in different sub-domains of the forebrain.
  Dr. David Klein

Pineal gland development. Using microarray data to identify enhancer elements and key transcription factors playing role in the pineal gland development.
  Dr. Marcelo Nobrega
University of Chicago
Heart regulatory code. Coupled computational identification and experimental validation of gene regulatory elements partaking in heart development. Transgenic zebrafish experimentation.
  Dr. Laura Elnitski

Gene expression repressors. Identification of regulatory elements with repressor function in the human genome. Experimental validation of predicted liver repressors in Hep G2 cell lines.
  Dr. Webb Miller
Penn State University

Genome evolution. Development of software resources for evolutionary studies. Comparative genomics analysis of variable gene desert evolution in eukaryotic genomes.
  Dr. John Spouge
Sequence pattern analysis. Development of computational methods to identify specific sequence patterns in gene regulatory elements with shared biological functions.

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