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Jian Ma

Associate Professor, Computational Biology
( Affiliated Faculty, Machine Learning )
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

Phone: (412) 268-2776
Office: GHC 7705


Welcome to Jian Ma's Computational Genomics Laboratory in the Computational Biology Department of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Our main focus is to develop algorithms to better understand the organization and function of the human genome and the molecular mechanisms of human disease.

Recent News [All Updates]
06/20/2018.
05/29/2018.
Phylo-HMGP paper accepted by Cell Systems.
04/02/2018.
Ruochi's paper accepted to ISMB 2018.
01/22/2018.
Jian will serve as Associate Editor of PLOS Computational Biology.
12/22/2017.
Yang Yang's paper accepted to RECOMB 2018. Shashank's paper accepted to AISTATS 2018.
11/15/2017.
Jean Yang, Matt Fredrikson, and I received a grant from CMLH.
09/04/2017.
Collaborative paper w/ Quanquan Gu accepted to NIPS 2017.
08/25/2017.
Shashank Received Richard K. Mellon Foundation Presidential Fellowship.
07/22/2017.
We received a 3-year NSF III grant to develop high-dimensional machine learning methods for genomics.
07/06/2017.
06/19/2017.
DESCHRAMBLER published in PNAS.
05/23/2017.
Yang Zhang has successfully defended his PhD dissertation.
04/07/2017.
Yang Yang's paper accepted by ISMB 2017.
03/24/2017.
Together with members from the Mirny lab (MIT) and the Gehlenborg lab (Harvard), we will offer a tutorial on 3D genome analysis at ISMB 2017.
02/28/2017.
Yuchuan gave a talk on his nuclear genome project at the CSHL Systems Biology meeting.
12/16/2016.
Ashok's cancer genome graph paper accepted by RECOMB 2017.
10/19/2016.
Jack Hou has successfully defended his PhD dissertation and will continue as an MD student.
08/30/2016.
With Russell Schwartz, we received a grant from the Center for Machine Learning and Health.
08/23/2016.
Lab research featured on Pittsburgh's NPR News Station WESA.
07/21/2016.
04/01/2016.
Yang Li's Weaver paper accepted by Cell Systems.
01/01/2016.

Mailing Address
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA