News

21
Dec
12/21/2016
​Congratulates Jingyan on his work on multi-instance dictionary learning via multivariate performance optimization which was accepted by Pattern Recognition.
25
Aug
8/25/2016
Congratulates Xuefeng Cui of the SFB group on getting his tenure-track assistant professor position at Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences at Tsinghua University, China. Xuefeng joined the SFB Group in June 2014 as a postdoc fellow and did a great job on protein bioinformatics research. His new PI position starts on September 1, 2016. 
16
Jul
7/16/2016
Congratulates Jingyan Wang of the SFB group on getting his research scientist position at NYU Abu Dhabi. Jingyan joined the SFB Group in July 2014 as a postdoc fellow and did a great job on machine learning research. His new research scientist position starts on July 16, 2016.
27
Apr
4/27/2016
Second PhD graduated from SFB Group
20
Apr
4/20/2016
Our work on protein homology detection through cross-modal learning accepted by ISMB2016 and Bioinformatics
17
Apr
4/17/2016
Our biosynthesis pathway design server, MRE, published in NAR
18
Dec
12/18/2015

Congratulates the SFB group on graduating its first Ph.D. student. Dr. Ahmed Abbas joined the SFB Group in October 2010. He got his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in December 2015. His thesis title is "Zero-in-on key open problems in automated NMR protein structure determination". He is now an Assistant Professor at Ain Shams University, Egypt.

12
Nov
11/12/2015
Congratulates Jingyan on his work on optimizing multivariate performance measures from multi-view data which was accepted as a regular paper by AAAI-16.
30
Oct
10/30/2015
Congratulates Hiro on his work on studying the effects of translational burst size distributions on the stability of gene expression which was accepted by Integrative Biology.
17
Sep
9/17/2015
Congratulates Xin on his joint work with Prof. Jianhua Huang at Texas A&M University on collective estimation of multiple bivariate density functions with application to angular-sampling-based protein loop modeling that was published in JASA.
12
Aug
8/12/2015

Congratulates Hammad on his computational drug repositioning framework which has been accepted by Bioinformatics and highlighted in Nature Middle East.

14
Jul
7/14/2015
Congratulates Xuefeng on presenting his work on structural alignment of biomolecular interaction interfaces at ISMB2015 conference. The work was accepted by ISMB2015 as a full paper and was published by Bioinformatics. 
29
Jun
6/29/2015
Congratulates Ming, Hiro, and Xiaolei on their work on parameter estimation methods for gene circuit modeling from time-series mRNA data which was published in Briefings in Bioinformatics.
05
Sep
9/5/2013

​Jingyan Wang's paper has been accepted by Knowledge-Based Systems (IF: 4.104)

1. J. Wang, H. Bensmail, and X. Gao. Discriminative Sparse Coding on Multi-Manifolds. Knowledge-Based Systems. Accepted.

19
Aug
8/19/2013
Two papers have been published at Pattern Recognition (IF: 2.632)
1. J. Wang, H. Bensmail, and X. Gao. Joint learning and weighting of visual vocabulary for bag-of-feature based tissue classification. Pattern Recognition.
(2013). 46(12): 3249-3255.
2. J. Wang, H. Bensmail, and X. Gao. Multiple graph regularized nonnegative matrix factorization. Pattern Recognition (2013). 46(10): 2840-2847.
26
Jul
7/26/2013

Hiroyuki Kuwahara and Xin Gao coauthored a paper, "Stochastic effects as a force to increase the complexity of signaling networks", that was accepted by Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group).

23
Apr
4/23/2013

Two papers are accepted by ISMB2013 (The 21st International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology), to be held in Berlin, Germany, during July 21-23, 2013.

1. H. Kuwahara, M. Fan, S. Wang, and X. Gao. A framework for scalable parameter estimation of gene circuit models using structural information. The 21st Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB2013), Berlin, Germany, July 2013. (Acceptance rate 16%)
2. B. Xie, B. Jankovic, V. Bajic, L. Song, and X. Gao. Poly(A) motif prediction using spectral latent features from human DNA sequences. The 21st Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB2013), Berlin, Germany, July 2013. (Acceptance rate 16%)

23
Feb
2/23/2013

Xin Gao will chair the International Conference on Biomolecular Dynamics: Experiment Meets Computation to be held at KAUST during Feb 23-25.

07
Jan
1/7/2013

Ahmed Abbas' new NMR peak selection method that is based on the Benjamini-Hochberg algorithm is published by PLOS One. 

15
Sep
9/15/2012

Mario Messih's protein function annotation methods that are based on domain order and recurrence is published at Bioinformatics.

16
Jul
7/16/2012

Paper "Assessing protein conformational sampling methods based on bivariate lag-distributions of backbone angles" is accepted for publication at Briefings in Bioinformatics (IF: 5.202).

23
May
5/23/2012

Article "SECOM: a novel hash seed and community detection based-approach for genome-scale protein domain identification" is accepted for publication at PLoS ONE. (IF: 4.411)

08
Feb
2/8/2012

Our novel peak picking method WaVPeak published at Bioinformatics as a full length research article.

01
Feb
2/1/2012

Two articles "Combining automated peak tracking in SAR by NMR with structure-based backbone assignment from 15N-NOESY" and "ProDis-ContSHC: learning protein dissimilarity measures and hierarchical context coherently for protein-protein comparison in protein database retrieval" are accepted for publication on BMC Bioinformatics (IF: 3.03).

18
Jan
1/18/2012

Article "ProClusEnsem: predicting membrane protein types by fusing different models of pseudo amino acid composition" is accepted for publication at Computers in Biology and Medicine (IF: 1.112).