BD2K Summer UP Scholars 2016

Our Students

Jean Rodriguez-Cartagena

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Pierdas

Research Project Title:
Donor Centric JSON Metadata File Indexing Using Elasticsearch

Research Mentor:
Brian O’Connor

Julian Quilatan

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
BRCA Exchange Project

 

Research Mentor:
Benedict Paten

Ilian Torres Trinidad

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Pierdas

Research Project Title:
Quality Control, Combination, and Analysis of Raw Genome Sequence Data to Locate Sequences of Questionable Quality

Research Mentors:
Melissa Cline

Raquel Figueroa

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
Investigating Age Related Mouse DNA Mutations Resulting in Altered Chromatin Structure and Loss of SIRT1 Functionality

Research Mentor:
Richard Green

Kara Spencer

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
VCF to GA4GH

 

Research Mentor:
Benedict Paten

Alexander Doria

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
GA4GH API Implementation

 

Research Mentor:
Benedict Paten

Juan Cerda

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
De Novo Inference of Brain Cell Types from Single-Cell Transcriptomes Via Principled Master Regulatory Analysis

Research Mentor:
Josh Stuart

Charlie Farber

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
Protein Secondary Structure Neural Network

 

Research Mentor:
Mark Akeson

Blake Hanson

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
Gene Essentiality Project

 

Research Mentor:
Josh Stuart

Travontai Allen

Southern University and A&M College

Research Project Title:
Identification and Analyzation of the Splicing Changes of the U2AF1 Mutation to Detect if Similar Splicing Changes Occur in the Cell Cycle

Research Mentor:
Angela Brooks

Daniel Meza

California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:
Developing an Algorithm to Improve Ancient DNA Sequencing

Research Mentor:
Richard Green