Carl Kingsford Carl Kingsford :=

Postdoc positions available: we have one or more positions open for a computational postdoc. Qualified applicants will have strong programming and algorithmic skills, as well as experience working in computational biology or closely related fields. If you are interested in applying, please email me your C.V. and arrange to have 2 letters of reference sent to me via email.

Curriculum vitae


Current Research Interests

We are interested in designing graph and optimization algorithms to extract insight from biological data. In particular, we focus on the following classes of problems:


Here is a collection of lecture slides about bioinformatics and some relevant computer science background.

Webpages for specific recent courses can be found in the Teaching section.

Fall 2014: Algorithms and Advanced Data Structures

Fall 2014: Programming for Scientists

Spring 2014: Algorithms & Data Structures for Scientists

Fall 2013: String Algorithms

Selected Publications

* indicates alphabetized authors. indicates equal contribution.


Biological Network Analysis

Influenza Evolution

Protein Structure (generally older work)

Other Papers