Genomics and Computational Biology Research

Genomics and Computational Biology Research group, of GenComBio is a cross discipline research unit currently led by Prof. Denis Murphy. The group currently consists of a number of experts from Science, Mathematics, Computing & Engineering background.

The group started its journey as University of Glamorgan’s Computational Biology Research group in 2009 led by Dr. Tatiana Tatarinova.

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Recent and ongoing PhD projects

  1. Using bioinformatics in protein structure prediction for design of novel therapeutic agents, Negusse Ketaba (Prof Murphy & Prof Tatarinova)
  2. Development of bioinformatics tools and procedures for computational support of the Plant DNA Barcode Wales Project, Hannah Garbett (Prof Murphy & Prof Tatarinova)
  3. Methods for Onconomics, Dmitriy Sonkin (Prof Tatarinova & Prof Murphy)
        – Project sub-sites    Tumor Suppressor Status Database
  4. Computational Method for Bacterial Toxicity Detection, Farzana Rahman (Prof Tatarinova & Prof Murphy)
        – Project sub-sites   Assesment of COGs Database    |   Benchmarking of NGS Tools
  5. Mining of 'Big Data’ for Functional Genomics Annotation, Mehedi Hassan (Prof Tatarinova & Prof Murphy)
        – Project sub-sites   Non Parametric EST Analysis     |    Population Structure Prediction    
  6. Functional Genomics Annotation, Martin Triska (Prof Tatarinova & Prof Murphy)
        – Project sub-sites   cisExpress    
  7. Bioinformatic investigation of the oil palm genome, Rozana Rosli (Prof Tatarinova & Prof Murphy)