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Bioinformatics Graduate Degree Alumni Information

Sk MD Nahid Hasan
Graduation Date: Summer 2014
Thesis Title: Identifying TF Target genes Using Natural Language Processing and Literature Based Discovery Approach
Thesis Mentor: Ramin Homayouni
Current Posision: Programmer/Developer, Epic, Verona, Wisconsin

Kevin O'Kello
Graduation Date: Spring 2014
Thesis Title: Analysis of performance of short-read aligners on the Human Genome based on various sequence complexity measures
Thesis Mentor: Vinhthuy Phan
Current Position:

Quang Minh Tran
Graduation Date: Spring 2014
Thesis Title: Using Multiple Genomes to Capture Genomic Variations and Align Short Reads
Thesis Mentor: Vinhthuy Phan
Current Position: PhD student, Dept. of Computer Science, U of M

Karththikka Muthukuri
Graduation Date: Fall 2013
Thesis Title: Query-Based Sampling and Local Semantic Analysis to Model Network of Association Between Drugs and Diseases
Thesis Mentor: Dr. M. Yeasin
Current Position:

Jingnan Zhao
Graduation Date: Fall 2012
Thesis Title: Comparison and optimization of assembly methods for de novo sequencing of Group A Streptococcal genomes
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Ramin Homayouni
Current Position: Federal Express Revenue Management Analyst

Tina Chou
Graduation Date: Fall 2012
Thesis Title: Genome-Wide Mapping of Polymorphism Pattern in Tomato Genome
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Takuya Nakazato
Current Position: Auto Zone ECommerce Programmer

Supriyapriadar Pati
Graduation Date: Summer 2012
Thesis Title: ANNOTATION OF CYP FAMILY GENES IN Harmonia axyridis AND A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CYTOCHROME P450 GENES IN Harmonia axyridis AND Tribolium castaneum
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Duane McKenna
Current Position: Employed and Conch Technologies

Behrouz Madahian
Graduation Date: Fall 2011
Thesis Title: System Dynamics Modeling for Childhood Obesity
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: Ph.D. Student, U of M Department of Mathematical Sciences

Banoo Madhanagopal
Graduation Date: Fall 2011
Thesis Title: Prioritization of genes in transfermed cell lines of human breast epithelial cells by Latent Semantic Indexing
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: Programmer at Quintiles

Fazle Faisal
Graduation Date: Fall 2011
Thesis Title: Computer Network of Diseases and Pharmacological Entities Through the Integration of Distributed Literature Mining and Ontology Mapping
Thesis Mentor: Dr. M. Yeasin
Current Position: Ph.D. Student, The University of Notre Dame

Nam Vo
Graduation Date: Summer 2011
Thesis Title: Analysis of Microarray Data with Directed Graphs
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Vinthuy Phan
Current Position: Ph.D. Student U of M Department of Computer Sciences

Vida Abedi
Graduation Date: Spring 2011
Thesis Title: Knowledge Discovery Through Large-Scale Literature-Mining of Biological Text-Data
Thesis Mentor: Dr. M. Yeasin
Current Position: Instructor at University of Memphis

Vijay Pidikiti
Graduation Date: Fall 2010
Project Title: Analyzing the Affymetrix Tiling array data by using Starr Package
Thesis Mentor: Dr. E. O. George
Current Position:

Somanath Pilla
Graduation Date: Fall 2010
Thesis Title: Codon Bias Can Only Partially Explain Stop Signal Profile in Bacteria
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Tit-Ye Wong
Current Position: Project Lead at Raymond James Financial Inc.

Laasya Priya Vadlamudi
Graduation Date: Fall 2010
Project Title: ColonyTrak: A web tool and database system for managing experimental animal models
Project Mentor: Dr.  Homayouni
Current Position: Federal Express Strategic Marketing Analyst

Akhilesh Kaushal
Graduation Date: Summer 2010
Thesis Title:
Thesis Mentor: Dr. E. O. George
Current Position:

Ashutosh K Pandey
Graduation Date: Fall 2009
Project Title: Gene queries with disambiguation to retrieve relevant abstracts through PubMed
Project Mentor: Dr. Homayouni and Dr. R Williams
Current Position: Ph.D Student, Integrated Program Biomedical Science, UT Health Science Center, Memphis TN.

Naga Satya V Rao Nagisettyi
Graduation Date: Fall 2009
Project Title: Biomedical image based knowledge management system
Project Mentor: Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: Bioinformatics Research Specialist, Children's Foundation Research Institute Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN. 

Haritha Malempati
Graduation Date: Summer 2009
Project Title: Effect of latent semantic indexing rank-k on gene synonym retrieva
Project Mentor: Dr. M. Yeasin and Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: SAP Basis Administrator at MSR COSMOS, St. Louis

Preethi Katragadda
Graduation Date: Fall 2008
Project Title: Effect of Gene Aliases in Abstract Retrieval Using PubMed
Project Mentor: Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: .Net developer in Viraj LLC

Sujoy Roy
Graduation Date: Fall 2008
Thesis Title: A Text Mining Framework for Predicting Gene Regulatory Information from Biomedical Literature
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: Post Doctoral Research Fellow at University of Memphis Bioinformatics Program

Ebony Smith
Graduation Date: Fall 2008
Project Title: Development of a Method for Detecting the Early Warning Signs of Pediatric Sepsis
Project Mentor: Dr. Homayouni and Dr. J. Ketcheside
Current Position: 

Marrein Agwaro
Graduation Date: Summer 2008
Project Title: Developing a Mammalian gene Database and web-tool
Project Mentor: Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: Professional Work Fellow at Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Kranthi K Koganti
Graduation Date: Summer 2008
Project Title: On Nonparametric Meta-Analysis of Microarray data
Project Mentor: Dr. O. George
Current Position: N/A

Sreedhar Sontineni
Graduation Date: Summer 2008
Project Title: A Novel Machine Learning Approach to Microarray Cancer Data Analysis
Thesis Mentor: Dr. J . Krushkal and Dr. Homayouni
Current Position:

Nick Furlotte
Graduation Date: Summer 2008
Thesis Title: Literature-based evaluation of microarray normalization procedures
Thesis Mentor: Dr. R Williams and Dr. Homayouni
Current Position: 23andMe Statistical Geneticist

Allen Thomas
Graduation Date: Spring 2008
Thesis Title: Stability of RNA structural motifs and its influence on editing efficiency by  adar
Thesis Mentor: Dr. Sutter
Current Position: FedEx Programmer

Quynh T. Tran
Graduation Date: Fall 2007
Thesis Title: Clustering Genes Based on Profiles of RNA Response: Analysis of a Multiple Treatments Microarray Experiment, with Application to Cancer Chemoprevention
Thesis Mentor: Dr. E. O. George
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Preventative Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Jahangheer Shaik
Graduation Date:  Fall 2007
Thesis Title: Visualization techniques for microarray data
Thesis Mentor: Dr. M. Yeasin
Current Position: Staff Scientist, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Haibao Wan
Graduation Date: Fall 2007
Thesis Title: Analysis of gene expression data using hierarchical Bayesian and gene set enrichment procedures
Thesis Mentor: Dr. E. O. George
Current Position: Staff Scientist, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Congratulations to Jingnan Zhao for her completion of Master's Thesis project, Fall 2012. See abstract.

Congratulations to Tina Chou for her completion of Master's Thesis project, Fall 2012. See abstract.

Congratulations to Supriyapriyadar Pati for completion of her Master's Thesis project, August 2012. See abstract.

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