Carnegie Mellon University
February 08, 2016

Leads Accepted Papers at RECOMB 2016


We are proud to announce that 7 of the 35 accepted papers at the 20th Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB) were authored by members of the Carnegie Mellon Computational Biology Department. No other institution had authors of more than 3 accepted papers. RECOMB is a highly competitive international conference and is a leading venue for publishing computational biology research. In its 20-year history, it has published some of the most influential papers on algorithms for biological problems.

• Hao Wang, Joel McManus and Carl Kingsford. Accurate Recovery of Ribosome Positions Reveals Slow Translation of Wobble-Pairing Codons in Yeast

• Shashank Singh, Sabrina Rashid, Saket Navlakha and Ziv Bar-Joseph. Distributed Gradient Descent in Bacterial Food Search

• Meghana Kshirsagar, Jaime Carbonell, Judith Klein-Seetharaman and Keerthiram Murugesan. Multitask matrix completion for learning protein interactions across diseases

• David Pellow, Darya Filippova and Carl Kingsford. Improving Bloom filter performance on sequence data using k-mer Bloom filters

• Mingfu Shao and Bernard Moret. On Computing Pairwise Breakpoint Distances

• Emre Sefer and Ziv Bar-Joseph. Shall we dense? Comparing design strategies for time series expression experiments

• Yang Li, Shiguo Zhou, David Schwartz and Jian Ma. Allele-Specific Quantification of Structural Variations in Cancer Genomes