About Lana Martin

Lana is a Project Specialist for Mangul Lab in the Titus Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy.

Now accepting applications: 2020-2021 USC URAP Undergraduate Fellow!

We are actively accepting applications from current USC undergraduate students to fill one position for the USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program in Mangul Lab for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. The theme of our URAP internship for 2020-2021 is “Big Data Analysis Techniques (BDAT) for Scientific Reproducibility.” Please review the [...]

By |2020-08-11T19:22:02+00:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , |

Mangul Lab at USC welcomes postdoctoral scholar JungHyun Jung

Mangul Lab welcomes to the team a new postdoctoral scholar, JungHyun (JJ) Jung! JJ joins Mangul Lab at USC as a new postdoctoral scholar and is co-advised by Dr. Serghei Mangul and Dr. Nicholas Mancuso. JJ received his Ph.D.in 2020 from Dongguk University in Korea. His research interests include integrative [...]

By |2020-08-10T17:42:12+00:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

Mangul Lab to present at 2020 ACM-BCB

Congratulations to Mangul Lab postdoc Jaque Brito, whose highlight talk has been accepted for presentation at the 11th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB). Jaque will deliver her talk, “Benchmarking of computational error-correction methods for next-generation sequencing data,” at ACM-BCB 2020, which will be held [...]

By |2020-08-05T21:00:48+00:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , |

Mangul Lab to present at Workshop on Computational Biology in ICML 2020

Serghei will present a highlight talk titled, “Profiling immunoglobulin repertoires across multiple human tissues using RNA Sequencing,” at the ICML 2020 Workshop on Computational Biology. The talk will highlight a paper recently published in Nature Communications. ICML 2020 received 68 submissions for highlight talks, and only six highlighted talks were [...]

By |2020-07-17T15:31:46+00:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , |

The first HiTSeq talk from Mangul Lab

Congratulations to Nathan LaPierre on the acceptance of his abstract to the High Throughput Sequencing (HiTSeq) 2020 virtual meeting. Nathan will be presenting his talk, “Metalign: Efficient alignment-based metagenomic profiling via containment min hash,” on July 15, 2020. → Read our post on Nathan’s presentation of the same project at [...]

By |2020-07-15T18:10:21+00:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , |

Mangul Lab to present at BCC2020

Congratulations to Jaque Brito, Mangul Lab postdoctoral scholar, Niko Darci-Maher, Mangul Lab undergraduate researcher, and Varuni Sarwal, Mangul Lab alumni, on the acceptance of their papers to the Bioinformatics Community Conference (BCC) 2020 virtual meeting. Niko will be presenting his short talk, “Secondary analysis of publicly available omics data across [...]

By |2020-07-14T19:58:26+00:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , , |

Mangul Lab at USC welcomes undergraduate researcher Harman Singh

Mangul Lab welcomes to the team a new undergraduate researcher, Harman Singh! Harman is an Electrical Engineering sophomore at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, where he pursues his diverse interests in computer science, biology, and electrical engineering. Harman is studying to use mathematical models and machine learning to understand [...]

By |2020-06-29T20:38:11+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

The first RECOMB-Seq talk from Mangul Lab

Congratulations to Nathan LaPierre, a PhD student in ZarLab at UCLA and a collaborator with Mangul Lab at USC, on the acceptance of his oral presentation, “Metalign: Efficient alignment-based metagenomic profiling via containment min hash,” in the RECOMB-Seq Massively Parallel Sequencing virtual satellite meeting. Along with co-authors Mohammed Alser (Senior [...]

By |2020-06-22T18:29:27+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , |

Mangul Lab publishes fifth paper presenting a novel method for profiling immunoglobulin (Ig) receptor repertoires from RNA-Seq

Mangul Lab at USC published a paper presenting ImReP – a novel computational tool that uses RNA-Seq data for rapid and accurate profiling of the immunoglobulin (Ig) repertoire. RNA-Seq data presents a unique opportunity to examine the adaptive immune system by profiling the both light and heavy chains that [...]

Mangul Lab at USC welcomes Master’s student Anushka Rajesh

Mangul Lab welcomes to the team a new Master’s student, Anushka Rajesh! Anushka is pursuing the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, after earning a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Mumbai University, India. She has previous research experience in core pharmaceutical [...]

By |2020-06-17T16:32:00+00:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |