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 releases fourth paper that recommends ways to enhance rigor and reproducibility in biomedical research

Mangul Lab at USC has published our fourth paper in GigaScience, which presents our group’s review of efforts to improve scientific rigor and reproducibility via open-source data and academic software. Recommendations to enhance rigor and reproducibility in biomedical research Computational methods have reshaped the landscape of modern [...]

By |2020-06-01T21:09:33+00:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Commentary, Publications|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: , , , , , |

Mangul Lab submits preprint presenting recommendations to enhance rigor and reproducibility in biomedical research

Mangul Lab at USC has shared a new preprint, which presents our group’s review of efforts to improve scientific rigor and reproducibility via open-source data and academic software. Computational methods have reshaped the landscape of modern biology. While the biomedical community is increasingly dependent on computational tools, the mechanisms [...]

By |2020-04-21T17:41:12+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Commentary, Preprints|Tags: , , |

Mangul Lab publishes second paper – a benchmarking study of error correction methods

Today we celebrate the publication of our second peer-reviewed paper since Mangul Lab launched at USC Keith Mitchell, alumnus of Serghei’s group at UCLA, is the first author of  “Benchmarking of computational error-correction methods for next-generation sequencing data,” which is now available online. Jaque (our postdoc), Lana (our project [...]

Mangul Lab publishes first paper, a novel tool for managing bioinformatics analyses

We are proud to announce that our lab has published our first peer-reviewed paper since we established at USC School of Pharmacy in Fall 2019! Jaque, our postdoctoral scholar, is the first author on this paper! Congratulations! Our paper, which presents a novel tool for managing bioinformatics analyses on [...]

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 submits first preprint presenting app for managing high-throughput analyses via mobile device

This week, Mangul Lab at USC released our first preprint, a paper that presents Telescope - a tool developed by our group for management of cloud-based high-throughput analyses! In today’s world of big data, high-performance computational facilities are capable of processing considerable volumes of data. Computational resources capable of analyzing [...]