Welcome Angela back to Mangul Lab as PhD student

In May 2020, Angela officially joins Mangul Lab at USC as a PhD student co-advised by Serghei Mangul and Stan Louie. During her first year in the Pharmaceutical & Translational Sciences (PHTS) Program, Angela completed one rotation in Mangul Lab. Angela’s long-term career goal is to work in the biotechnology [...]

By |2020-05-04T17:14:55+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

Welcome Kerui back to Mangul Lab as PhD student

In May 2020, Kerui officially joins Mangul Lab at USC as a PhD student co-advised by Serghei Mangul and Houda Alachkar. During her first year in the Pharmaceutical & Translational Sciences (PHTS) Program, Kerui completed two doctoral rotations in Mangul Lab—first, learning how to use computational skills to handle big [...]

By |2020-04-28T20:03:24+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

Mangul Lab joins urgent efforts to track COVID-19 by zipcode

Members of Mangul Lab have joined efforts with UCLA researchers to curate data that will help hospitals—already burdened by the COVID-19 pandemic—predict patient load in coming weeks. For the past two weeks, Jaque (Mangul Lab postdoc), Jeremy (software engineer), and Niko (undergraduate researcher) have been working with Rob Brown (UCLA [...]

By |2020-04-16T21:57:24+00:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview in Nature Methods: Bench pressing with genomics benchmarkers

A journalist with Nature Methods recently interviewed Serghei on the increasingly important role that benchmarking studies play in biomedical and life science research. Benchmarking studies, which rank bioinformatics software according to variables such as speed, accuracy, and precision, help researchers select the best tool for a given dataset and research [...]

By |2020-04-16T21:59:07+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , |

Mangul Lab at USC welcomes software engineer Jeremy Rotman

We are excited to welcome back a familiar face from UCLA! Jeremy Rotman recently joined Mangul Lab at USC as a software engineer. Jeremy will be constructing tools and pipelines that will help us study large, noisy biological datasets on a high performance computing cluster. Jeremy earned a Master’s degree [...]

By |2020-04-16T22:06:36+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

Mangul Lab at USC welcomes PhD rotation student Angela Lu

It’s a new year, and we already have a new lab member! Angela Lu is joining Mangul Lab at USC as a rotational student as she pursues her PhD in Pharmaceutical and Translational Sciences at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. Angela graduated from Rutgers University with a [...]

By |2020-04-16T22:24:31+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

Mangul Lab celebrates conclusion of first semester at USC School of Pharmacy

Our group is celebrating the end of a productive calendar year—and the conclusion of our first semester at USC School of Pharmacy! We are proud to share the preprints and papers we produced with our incredible collaborators at ZarLab in the Department of Computational Medicine at UCLA, members of our [...]

By |2020-04-16T22:25:01+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

Mangul Lab at USC welcomes first postdoctoral scholar Jaqueline Brito

We are very excited to announce the appointment of our first postdoctoral scholar in Mangul Lab at USC! Dr. Jaqueline Brito holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Jaque’s doctoral research primarily focused on index-based methods for large databases and distributed systems, particularly [...]

By |2020-04-16T22:25:25+00:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Lab News|Tags: |

Mangul Lab at USC attends first conference at ICCABS 2019 in Miami

Last week, Serghei Mangul and Kerui Peng attended the 2019 9th International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences (ICCABS) at Florida International University in Miami! Kerui, a PhD rotation student in Mangul Lab at USC, presented her research in an oral presentation, “Reuse of publicly available omics [...]

By |2020-04-16T22:30:17+00:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , |