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Martin R. Schiller - Principal Investigator
martin.schiller(@)unlv.edu
Office: WHI 117 Phone: (702)895-5546, Fax: (702)895-5728,
Bio:
Address: School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 4505 Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-4004 Lab: (702)895-1271
Projects:
Minimotifs, HIV Informatics, Axonal Outgrowth
Ronald Benjamin Babu - Postdoctoral Fellow or Clinician
ron.ben20@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Christy Strong - Postdoctoral Fellow or Clinician
christy.strong@unlv.edu
Office: WHI 119a Phone: (702)895-1271
Bio:
Christy is now a faculty member in the School of Life Sciences at UNLV
Projects:
HIVToolbox, GoMAP, HIV eradication with TALENs
Collaborative Papers:
Strong CL , Guerra HP , Mathew KR, Roy N, Simpson LR, and Schiller MR . (2015). Damaging the Integrated HIV Proviral DNA with TALENs. PLOS ONE, 10, e0125652. PMID: 25946221; Lyon K, Strong CL, Schooler S, Young R, Roy N, Ozar B, Bachmeier M, Rajasekaran S, Schiller M,. (2015). Natural variability of minimotifs in 1,092 people indicates that minimotifs are targets of evolution. Nucleic Acids Res., pii, gkv580. PMID: 26068475; Sargeant DP, Hedden MW, Deverasetty S, Strong CL, Alaniz IJ, Bartlett AB, Brandon NR, Brooks SB, Brown FA, Bufi F, Charkarova M, David RP, Dobritch KM, Guerra HP, Levit KS, Mathew KR, Matti R, Maza DQ, Mistry S, Novakovic N, Pomerantz A, Rafalski T, Rathna. (2014). The Geogenomic Mutational Atlas of Pathogens (GoMAP) Web System. PLoS ONE, 9, e92877. PMID: 24675726; Sargeant DP, Deverasetty S, Strong CL, Alaniz IJ, Bartlett A, Brandon NR, Brooks SB, Brown FA, Bufi F, Charkarova M, David RP, Dobritch KM, Guerra HP, Hedden MP, et al.. (2014). The HIVToobox 2 web system integrates sequence, structure, function and mutation analysis. PLoS One, 9, e98810. PMID: 24886930; Mi T, Merlin JC, Deverasetty S, Gryk MR, Bill TJ, Brooks AW, Lee LY, Rathnayake V, Ross CA, Sargeant DP, Strong CL, Watts P, Rajasekaran S, Schiller MR. (2012). Minimotif Miner 3.0: database expansion and significantly improved reduction of false-positive predictions from consensus sequences.. Nucleic Acids Res., 40 (Database issue), D252-60. PMID: 22146221;
Surbhi Sharma - Graduate Student
sharmas6@yahoo.com
Office: WHI 118
Bio:
Surbhi Sharma is a Ph.D. candidate in Cell and Molecular Biology at the School of Life Sciences. She is the lead of the human C-terminome project at Schiller LABoratory. She has been the recipient of several research grants and awards for her work. She has taught many laboratory sections for Principles of Modern Biology (BIOL 196), been involved in mentoring undergraduates, academic outreach and student body governance.
Projects:
Human C-terminome project
Jay Vyas - Collaborator
jayunit100(at)gmail.com
Bio:
Professional Experience: 2012-present Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat; 2011-2012 Java/Hadoop Data Engineer at Peerindex; 2006-2011 Open-Source Bioinformatics Java Developer & Researcher at UConn Health Center; Previously Java EE Hibernate developer for medical informatics applications at CHR; Education: University of Connecticut Health Center - Ph.D. in Bioinformatics; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - M.S. in Computer Science; University of Arizona - B.S;
Projects:
Minimotif Miner; HIVtoolbox; Venn; JBOG; JImpactFactor;
Collaborative Papers:
Kadaveru et al., 2008; Rajasekaran et al., 2009; Vyas et al., 2009a; Vyas et al., 2009b; Vyas et al., 2010; Rajasekaran et al., 2010a; Rajasekaran et al., 2010b; Gradie et al., 2011; Sargent et al., 2011; Fenwick et al., 2012;
Sanguthevar Rajasekaran - Collaborator
rajasek@engr.uconn.edu
Projects:
Raj has collaborated to build the Minimotif Miner webtool. Several Students in has lab have worked on this project including, Sudha Balla, Vishal Thapar, Patrick Gradie, Nick Rubino, Tian Mi, Jerlin Camilus, and Vamsi Kundeti.
Collaborative Papers:
Rajasekaran et al., 2005a Rajasekaran et al., 2005b Balla et al., 2006 Vyas et al., 2009 Vyas et al., 2010
Michael Gryk - Collaborator
gryk(at)uchc.edu
Projects:
We collaborate with Mike on multiple aspects of the Minimotif Miner project. We are starting a new Stem Cell Informatics project together.
Collaborative Papers:
Rajasekaran et al., 2005a, Balla et al., 2006, Fox-Erlich et al., 2009, Rajasekaran et al., 2009, Vyas et al., 2009a, Vyas et al., 2009b, Vyas et al., 2010.
Sandeep Deverasetty - Software Developer
Office: WHI 118
Projects:
HIVtoolbox
Astha Bajpai - Graduate Student
asthabajpai@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Anike Zalyte Bill - Graduate Student
anikezalyte@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Cole Niebuhr - Graduate Student
Office: WHI 118
Projects:
Chimeric Minimotif Decoys
David Sargeant - Contractor
chorpler@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Collaborative Papers:
Mi T, Merlin JC, Deverasetty S, Gryk MR, Bill TJ, Brooks AW, Lee LY, Rathnayake V, Ross CA, Sargeant DP, Strong CL, Watts P, Rajasekaran S, Schiller MR. (2012). Minimotif Miner 3.0: database expansion and significantly improved reduction of false-positive predictions from consensus sequences.. Nucleic Acids Res., 40 (Database issue), D252-60. PMID: 22146221 Sargeant D, Deverasetty S, Luo Y, Baleta AV, Zobrist S, Rathnayake V, Russo JC, Vyas J, Muesing MA, and Schiller MR. (2011). HIVToolbox, an integrated web application for investigating HIV. PLoS One, 6, e20122. PMID: 21647445 Jay Vyas, Ronald J.Nowling, Thomas Meusberger, David Sargeant, Krishna Kadaveru. Michael R. Gryk, Vamsi Kundeti Sanguthevar Rajasekaran and Martin R. Schiller. (2010). MimoSA: a system for minimotif annotation. BMC Bioinformatics, 11, 328. PMID: 19656955
Sarah Harris - Collaborator
sarah_harris@hmc.edu
Richard Young - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Clara Liu - Undergraduate Experimentalist
Andy Brooks - Summer Student
brooka5@rpi.edu
Max Olsen - Summer Student
Travis Bill - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
travisjbill@gmail.com
Office: WHi 118
Logan Li - Summer Student
Bio:
BioPod
Projects:
Minimotif Miner
Steve Schooler - Software Developer
Office: WHI 118
Projects:
Minimotif Diversity
Natalie Phan - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
natphan88(at)gmail.com
Sean Williams - Undergraduate Experimentalist
titleist6973@hotmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Bio:
C-terminome: Experimentalist
Projects:
C-terminal motifs
Nikki Cohen - Technician
cohenn3@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Sean Tuggle - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
tuggles@unlv.nevada.edu
Michael Hedden - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Office: WHI 118
Bio:
C-terminome: Web-application developer
Projects:
GoMAP, Minimotif Miner, C-terminome
Kareem Sanchez - Undergraduate Experimentalist
sanchk2(at)unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Justin Limtong - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
justin.limtong@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Thao Hoang - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Farah Chowdury - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Nervik Roy - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Jared Kuntz - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Willie Wang - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
williew1129@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Patrick Gradie - Software Developer
Brittany Ozar - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Office: WHI 118
Julio Hernandez - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
maverickjh(at)gmail.com
Projects:
Origin of life research