Generating, Analyzing, and Understanding Sensory and Sequencing Information

NEWS
  • GAUSSI Faculty in the News, Professor Dan Sloan investigates plant genomes with two new grants!

  • Adam Heck awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

  • Mike Mangalea and Nadia Vieira Sampaio awarded 2016 Graduate Student Showcase Top Scholar prizes

  • Zach Fox awarded VPR 2017 Fellowship in Scott College of Engineering

  • 2017-2018 GAUSSI fellowships awarded! Caleb Begly, Charlotte Cialek, Shaun Cross, Bridget Eklund, Jessie Filer, Mike Mangalea,  Alex Mauro, & Daniel Jonas.

GAUSSI Participants Posters and Presentations:

Alex Mauro, “The role of plasticity in adaptation to an introduced environment.” Front Range Student Ecology Symposium, February 2018, Fort Collins, CO.

Alex Mauro, “Plasticity’s Role in Adaptation to a Novel Environment.” Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, January 2018, San Francisco, CA.

Lyndsey Gray, “Commercial aerosolized insecticides can serve as a strong selection force for pyrethroid-resistance in aedes aegypti.” American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference, November 2017, Baltimore, MD.

Reyes Murrieta, “Impact of extrinsic incubation temperature on Zika virus population diversity in Aedes mosquitoes.” American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference, November 2017, Baltimore, MD.

Ian McLean, “3D-Printed microfluidic device for the analysis of intestinal tissue ex vivo.” Biomedical Engineering Society, October 2017, Phoenix, AZ.

Jasmine Nejad, “An Electrochemical Biosensor System for Chemical Imaging of Live Biological Samples with High Spatiotemporal Resolution.” Biomedical Engineering Society, October 2017, Phoenix, AZ.

Julia Labadie, “Chronic inflammation and T zone lymphoma: a case-control study of aged Golden Retrievers.” Veterinary Cancer Society Conference, October 2017, Portland, OR.

Kate Huebner, “The liver abscess microbiome in natural-branded, Colorado beef cattle.” American Society for Microbiologists Conference on Rapid Applied Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines, October 2017, Washington D.C..

Zach Fox, “Using Stochastic Models to Design Single-Cell Experiments.” Biomedical Engineering Society, October 2017, Phoenix AZ.

Shaun Cross, “Characterization of a Novel Virus in Drosophila melanogaster and Anopheles gambiae.” Rocky Mountain Virology Conference, September 2017, Bellevue, CO.

Bridget Eklund, “Mucosal Immune Recognition of Recombinant Lactobacillus acidophilus and the Effect on the Microbial Community Structure.” Colorado Clinical & Transnational Sciences Institute Summit V, August 2017,  Denver, CO.

Julia Labadie, “A hypothesis for canine T zone lymphoma: the role of hyaluronan and hypothyroidism.” Aspen Cancer Conference. July 2017. Aspen, CO.

Zach Fox & Michael May, “Using stochastic models to extend the color palette for single-molecule microscopy.” q-bio Conference, July 2017, New Brunswick, NJ.

Zach Fox & Michael May, “Model-driven Design of Single-Cell Experiments.” q-bio Conference, July 2017, New Brunswick, NJ.

Nadia Sampaio, “Genome-wide mapping of genomic regions contributing to industrially relevant traits in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae hybrid diploid.” Gordon Research Conference on Synthetic Biology, July 2017, Stowe, VT.

Nadia Sampaio, “Analysis of systemic genomic instability in heterozygous yeast diploids.” Faseb Conference on Genetic Recombination and genome rearrangements, July 2017, Steamboat Springs, CO.

Adam Heck, “Modulation of mRNA stability through RNA methylation in stem cells.” RNA Society, June 2017, Prague, Czech Republic.

Dylan Parker, “The subcellular localization of asymmetrically distributed mRNA transcripts during Caenorhabditis elegans early embryogenesis.” International C. elegans Meeting, June 2017,  Los Angeles, CA.

Mike Mangalea, “Nitrate sensing is linked to biofilm inhibition in the saprophytic bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei.” American Society for Microbiology Microbe. June 2017, New Orleans, LA.

Jessie Filer, “A Nuclease Protection Assay For Colorimetric and Electrochemical Detection of Viral Nucleic Acids.” American Society for Virology, June 2017, Madison, WI.

Reyes Murrieta, “Impact of extrinsic incubation temperature on Zika virus population diversity in Aedes mosquitoes.” American Society for Virology, June 2017, Madison, WI.

Reyes Murrieta, “Impact of extrinsic incubation temperature on Zika virus population diversity in Aedes mosquitoes.” Sao Paulo School of Advanced Science in Arbovirology: III FAMERP-UTMB Meeting, June 2017, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil.

Julia Labadie, A HYpothesis for canine T zone lymphoma: the role of HYaluronan and HYpothyroidism. 9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics, May 2017, Saint Paul, MN.

Mike Mangalea, “Nitrate sensing is linked to biofilm inhibition in the saprophytic bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei.” American Society for Microbiology Rocky Mountain Branch Meeting. Centennial, CO. April 2017.

Zachary Fox, “Systematic Integration of Single-Cell Experiments and Discrete Stochastic Models.” Gordon Conference on Stochastic Physics in Biology, January 2017, Ventura, CA.

Zachary Fox, “The Finite State Projection based Fisher Information Matrix for the Design of Single-Cell Experiments.” Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference, December 2016, Aspen, CO.

Reyes A. Murrieta, “Impact of extrinsic incubation temperature on Zika virus population diversity in Aedes mosquitoes.” American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, November 2016, Atlanta, GA; Rocky Mountain Virology Club, September 2016, Bellvue, Colorado.

Mike Mangalea, “Breaking Biofilms: Nitrate Inhibits Biofilm Formation in Burkholderia Pseudomallei.” 8th World Melioidosis Congress 2016, August 2016, Cebu, Philippines.

Jessica Warren, “Mitochondrial tRNA gene loss in the Angiosperm Family Caryophyllaceae.” The Evolution Conference, June 2016, Austin, TX.

Adam Heck, Jeff Wilusz and Carol Wilusz, “Characterizing the role of a methyl-specific RNA binding protein in pluripotency.” New Mexico BioInformatics, Science and Technology (NMBIST) Symposium, March 2016.

Feeny, R. M.; Wydallis, J. B.; Tedjo, W.; Yang, L.; Willett, S.; Chen, T.; Tobet, S. A.; Henry, C. S. “High-Density Microelectrode Arrays as Electrochemical Imaging Platforms.” Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Atlanta, GA, March 2016.

Grover A, Henao-Tamayo M, Ackart F, Verma D, Hill E, Venter K, Stoltz A, Mphahlele M, Van Der Walt ML, Dharmadhikari AS, Nardell E, Basaraba RJ, Orme I, Ordway D. “BCG Efficacy in Guinea Pigs Naturally Exposed to Patients with Tuberculosis.” The Union TB Meeting, February 2016, Denver, CO.

Stacy Willett and Stu Tobet, “Characterization of ex vivo Health of MB231 and MCF7 Human Breast Cancer Xenograft Tumors in Mice.” Biomedical Engineering Society, October 2015, Tampa, FL.

Labadie, JD, J Yoshimoto, JL Peel, AC Avery. “Chronic skin disorders and risk of T zone lymphoma: using dogs to understand human disease.” Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting, June 2015, Denver, CO.

Labadie, JD, I Elvers, J Yoshimoto, J Dossey, AC Avery. “Hyaluronidase genes associated with risk for canine T zone lymphoma.” American Society of Hematology Meeting on Lymphoma Biology. June 2016. Colorado Springs, CO.

Hill E, Verma D, Arnett K, Blackledge MS, Lenaerts A, Melander C, Ordway DJ. “Reversal of Nontuberculosis Mycobacterial Phenotypic Antimicrobial Resistance Using Biofilm Inhibitors.” Rocky Mountain Branch Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, 2015, Lakewood, CO.

Zachary Fox and Brian Munsky, “The Complexity of Dynamics and Kinetics from Single Molecules to Cells.” workshop at the Telluride Science Research Center, 2015, Telluride, CO.