June 9, 2020

Dear students,

As Director of the Boston University Bioinformatics Program, I pledge that our community stands in solidarity with Black people in the U.S., and around the world, against the pervasive evil of racism. All Black lives matter. It is inconsolably sad that it...

May 30, 2020

Despite having experienced a unique end to their year, we are happy to congratulate our Bioinformatics Class of 2020:


Yozen Hernandez

Jessica Keenan 

Andy Rampersaud

Arjan van der Velde

Demetrius DeMucci

Daniel Lancour 

Heather Selby

Hao Chen 

Yuqing Zhang

Yue Zhao



July 23, 2019

July 14th - 17th Kyoto, Japan

19th International Workshop of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (IBSB 2019) is part of an international collaboration, organized by leading research institutes of the following three countries:

Germany: Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin...

June 14, 2019

"A multidimensional perspective on microbial interactions"

PhD candidate Alan Pacheco and Dr. Daniel Segrè recently published a new paper, "A multidimensional perspective on microbial interactions," in FEMS Microbiology Letters.You can read the paper here.

June 5, 2019

June 5, 2019 | 9:30AM to 5:30PM |  LSEB B01

24 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215

Featuring the following distinguished speakers:

Eric Alm, PhD
Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

“Bioinformatics in the human microbiome”

Emily Balskus, PhD
Professor of Chemistry an...

June 5, 2019

PhD candidate Yuqing Zhang attended the 2019 Symposium of Data Science and Statistics from May 29 – June 1, 2019 in Bellevue, Washington. Where she presented her poster “Batch Effect Adjustment via Ensemble Learning”.

Some quotes from Yuqing on her experience at the sym...

May 25, 2019

Anastasia Gurinovich, PhD  & Demarcus Briers, PhD were each awarded the Community Outreach Award. This award is presented annually to recognize an outstanding student(s) who exemplifies the mission of Boston University and the Bioinformatics Program, by demonstrating a...

May 20, 2019

Pictured above: PhD Graduates Junmin Wang, Amy Li, Brenna LaBarre, JD Hogan, and Demarcus Briers


Filisia Agus

William Alvarez

Anqi Dai

Ryan Ingram

Nuzulul Kurniansyah

Lingyu Zhou

Maxwell Brown

Arkopravo Ghosh

Andrew Hamel

Mingyu Liu

Junpei Xiao

Nathanael Bourgeois

Mohammed K...

November 6, 2018

Yue (Jason) Zhao presented a poster at the ASHG 2018 (The American Society of Human Genetics) in San Diego, CA which took place October 16-20, 2018. His poster title is: "A blood RNA signature for Tuberculosis progression"

June 10, 2018

BU Johnson & Johnson Innovation Team Up to Fight Lung Cancer. 

Avrum Spira, a School of Medicine professor of medicine, pathology, and bioinformatics, and a pioneering researcher in the genomics and early detection of lung cancer, will direct the new Johnson & John...

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