Generating, Analyzing, and Understanding Sensory and Sequencing Information

  • 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 Trainee Publications


Bridget Eklund, et. al., Microbial and Chemical Shelf-Life of Vacuum Steam-Pasteurized Whole Flaxseed and Milled Flaxseed. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE. January 2018.

Fahad Ullah, et. al., Exploring the relationship between intron retention and chromatin accessibility in plants. BMC GENOMICS. January 2018

Julia Labadie, et. al., Preferential use of unmutated immunoglobulin heavy variable region genes in Boxer dogs with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. PLoS ONE. January 2018

Shaun Cross, et. al., RNA regulatory process in RNA virus biology. REVIEWS IN CELL BIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE. 2018 (pending).


Mike R. Mangalea, et. al., A model of chronic equine endometritis involving a Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm. INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. October 2017.

Julia Labadie, et al., Increased frequency of CD45 negative T cells (T zone cells) in older Golden retriever dogs. VETERINARY AND COMPARATIVE ONCOLOGY. September 2017.

Mike R. Mangalea, et. al., The current status of extracellular polymeric substances produced by Burkholderia pseudomallei. CURRENT TROPICAL MEDICINE REPORTS. September 2017.

Julia Labadie, et al., Clinicopathologic features of lingual canine T-zone lymphoma. VETERINARY AND COMPARATIVE ONCOLOGY. July 2017.

Mike R. Mangalea, et. al, Nitrate sensing and metabolism inhibit biofilm formation in the opportunistic pathogen Burkholderia pseudomallei by reducing the intracellular concentration of c-di-GMP. FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY. July 2017.

Mike R. Mangalea, et. al., Genome-scale analysis of the genes that contribute to Burkolderia pseudomallei biofilm formation identifies a crucial exopolysaccharide biosynthesis gene cluster. PLoS NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES. June 2017.

Reyes Murrieta, et. al., American Aedes vexans Mosquitoes are Competent Vectors of Zika Virus.  THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. June 2017.

Jessica Warren, et. al., The Mitonuclear Dimension of Neanderthal and Denisovan Ancestry in Modern Human Genomes. GENOME BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION. June 2017.

Reyes Murrieta, et. al., Impact of simultaneous exposure to arboviruses on infection and transmission by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS. May 2017.

Reyes Murrieta, et. al., Mosquitoes transmit unique West Nile virus populations during each feeding episode. CELL REPORTS. April 2017.

Hailey Sedam, Nadia Sampaio, et. al., Both R-loop removal and ribonucleotide excision repair activities of RNase H2 contribute substantially to chromosome stability. DNA REPAIR. April 2017.

Adam Heck, et. al., Metabolic labeling and recovery of nascent RNA to accurately quantify mRNA stability. METHODS. February 2017.

Adam Heck, et al., The CELF1 RNA-Binding Protein Regulates Decay of Signal Recognition Particle mRNAs and Limits Secretion in Mouse Myoblasts. PLoS ONE. January 2017.

Kate Rockenbach, et al., Phylogenetic and population genetic evidence for positive selection in rapidly evolving plastid-nuclear enzyme complexes. GENETICS. January 2017.

Chloe Stenkamp-Strahm, et al., Climate, lactation, and treatment factors influence faecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157 pathotypes in dairy cows. EPIDEMIOLOGY & INFECTION. January 2017.


Katherine Schuamberg, et al., Changes in cell shape are e correlated with metastatic potential in murine and human osteosarcomas. BIOLOGY OPEN. 2016.

Nadia Sampaio, et al., Unraveling the genetic basis of xylose consumption in engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. December 2016.

Christopher Dean, et al., MEGARes: an antimicrobial resistance database for high throughput sequencing. NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH. November 2016.

Mike Mangalea, et al., Clay Components in Soil Dictate Environmental Stability and Bioavailability of Cervid Prions in Mice. FRONT MICROBIOL. November 2016.

Yusra Obeidat, et al., Characterization of an O2 Sensor Using Microelectrodes. IEEE SENSORS. October 2016.

William Tedjo, Rachel Feeny, Stacy Willett, et al., Design of an Integrated Microelectrode Array System for High Spatiotemporal Resolution Chemical Imaging. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL CIRCUITES AND SYSTEMS, Special Issue BioCAS. October 2016.

Lang Yang, et al., A Compact Signal Generation and Acquisition Circuit for Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL CIRCUITES AND SYSTEMS, Special Issue BioCAS. October 2016.

Shannon Stiverson, et al., Explorations in Very Early Prognosis of the Human Immune Response to Influenza. ACM International Workshop on Big Data in Life Sciences, October, 2016.

Julia Labadie, et al., BCL2 and MYC are expressed at high levels in canine diffuse large B-cell lymphoma but are not predictive for outcome in dogs treated with CHOP chemotherapy. VETERINARY AND COMPARATIVE ONCOLOGY. August 2016.

Zachary Fox, et al., Finite state projection based bounds to compare chemical master equation models using single-cell data. THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. August 2016.

Chloe Stenkamp-Strahm, et al.,  Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles in Escherichia coli O157 Isolates from Northern Colorado Dairies. JOURNAL OF FOOD PROTECTION. March 2016.

Julia Labadie, et al., Breed distribution and clinical characteristics of B cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia in dogs. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE. January 2016.

Jessice Warren, et al., Linear plasmids and the rate of sequence evolution in plant mitochondrial genomes. GENOME BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION. January 2016.


Rachel Feeny, et al., Spatiotemporal Norepinephrine Mapping Using a High-Density CMOS Microelectrode Array. ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY. 2015.

Katherine A Schaumberg, et al., Quantitative characterization of genetic parts and circuits for plant synthetic biology. NATURE METHODS. November 2015.

Lang Yang, et al., A Low Power 64-point Bit-Serial FFT Engine for Implantable Biomedical Applications. EUROMICRO CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN. August 2015.

Zachary Fox, et al., Integrating single-molecule experiments and discrete stochastic models to understand heterogeneous gene transcription dynamics. METHODS. September 2015.