Computer graphics and visualization, Bioinformatics, Parallel and distributed computing
I welcome interested students to work with me on projects / theses.
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Bioinformatics (computational biology) applies computational techniques to study biological problems. It has become one of the most exciting application fields of computer science and is central to biological research. I am currently working on several topics in bioinformatics.
P. Quinn, R. M. Bowers, X. Zhang, T. M. Wahlund, M. A. Fanelli, D. Olszova, and B.
A. Read. “cDNA Microarrays as a Tool for Identification of Biomineralization Proteins
in the Coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyta)”, Applied and Environmental
Microbiology, Aug. 2006, p. 5512–5526
X. Zhang and B. Read. “On the Prediction of Biomineralization Proteins in the Absence of Sequence Homologies”, Computational System Bioinformatics Conference, Stanford, CA 2006
D. Sun and X. Zhang. “Grid-based Secure Web Service Framework for Bioinformatics”, Computational System Bioinformatics Conference, Stanford, CA 2006
T.M. Wahlund , X. Zhang, and B.A. Read. “EST Expression Profiles from Calcifying and Non-Calcifying Cultures of Emiliania huxleyi”. Journal of Micropaleontology, v. 50, p 145-155, Dec 2004
A. K. Dhar, K. S. Licon, R. Robles-Sikisaka, X. Zhang, R. A. Bullis and B. Read. " Differential Gene Expression Profiling in Healthy and White Spot Syndrome (WSSV) Virus- Infected Shrimp (Penaeus stylirostris) by EST Analysis Isolated by Suppression Subtractive Hybridization (abstract)", Plant and Animal Genomics 2006
M. Ebert, A. Hadaegh, X. Zhang, and B. Read. “Predicting the Gene Prediction in the Eukaryote Emiliana huxleyi”. International Conference of Computer Science and its Applications (ICCSA-2003)
CS 301 Computer Mastery
CS 331 Computer Architecture
CS 433 Operating Systems
CS 535 Introduction to Computer Graphics
CS 536 Introduction to 3D Game Graphics
CS 697E Advanced Computer Graphics and Visualization
CS 697F Bioinformatics