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[Nov-18-2020] Graduate student, Anjun Ma, has successfully completed his Ph.D. thesis defense. He will soon get his Doctorate degree. Congratulations!

[Oct-25-2020] The manuscript “scREAD: A single-cell RNA-Seq database for Alzheimer’s Disease.” has been officially accepted by iScience!

[Oct-21-2020] The manuscript “Inductive Inference of Gene Regulatory Network Using Supervised and Semi-supervised Graph Neural Networks” has been officially accepted by Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal!

[Oct-12-2020] The manuscript “Single-cell Techniques and Deep Learning in Predicting Drug Response” has been officially accepted by Trends in Pharmacological Sciences!

[Aug-29-2020] The manuscript “Elucidation of Biological Networks across Complex Diseases Using Single-Cell Omics” has been officially published by Trends in Genetics!

[Aug-12-2020] A five-year U24 project, entitled “Participant engagement and cancer genome sequencing (PE-CGS): coordinating center”, has been officially awarded (U24CA252977). Dr. Ma will serve as an MPI in the project for data analysis and statistical evaluations. Congratulations!

[Aug-6-2020] The manuscript “scREAD: A single-cell RNA-Seq database for Alzheimer’s Disease.” has been released in BioRxiv!

[Aug-4-2020] The manuscript “scGNN: a novel graph neural network framework for single-cell RNA-Seq analyses.” has been released in BioRxiv!

[Jul-23-2020] The grant Administrative Supplements Equipment (R01GM131399-03S1) is funded for equipment purchases. Congratulations!

[June-22-2020] Jennifer Xu, a summer intern student in 2019, has started a career in the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Congratulations!

[June-19-2020] Patrick J. Lawrence, a graduate student from Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, OSU, has joined the lab as a rotating student. Welcome!

[May-21-2020] The grant ‘Deep Transfer Learning of Drug Sensitivity by Integrating Bulk and Single-cell RNA-Seq data’ has been selected for funding the CCTS Pilot Translational & Clinical Studies Program of the CCTS!

[May-18-2020] The manuscript ‘IRIS3: Integrated Cell-type-specific Regulon Inference Server from Single-cell RNA-Seq‘ has been officially published in Nucleic Acids Research!

[Mar-26-2020] The manuscript ‘Integrative Methods and Practical Challenges for Singl-cell Multi-omics‘ has been officially published in Trends in Biotechnology!

[Feb-24-2020] Zhenyu Wu, a graduate student from the Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology Graduate Program, OSU, has joined the lab as a rotating student.

[Feb-13-2020] The manuscript ‘Gene regulatory networks associated with lateral root and nodule development in soybean‘ has been officially published in In Silico Plants! Explore the description video here.

[Jan-07-2020] The manuscript ‘Network analyses in microbiome based on high-throughput multi-omics data ‘ has been officially published in Briefings in Bioinformatics!

[Dec-23-2019] Ren Qi (PhD student from Tianjin University, China) has joined the lab.

[Dec-18-2019] Yang Li, PhD has joined the lab as a postdoctoral researcher.

[Nov-26-2019] Dr. Qin Ma has been promoted and appointed as Tenured Associate Professor. Many congratulations!

[Sep-19-2019] The manuscript ‘SubMito-XGBoost: predicting protein submitochondrial localization by fusing multiple feature information and eXtreme gradient boosting‘ has been officially published in Bioinformatics!

[Sep-16-2019] The graduate student Cankun Wang has been offered a Biomedical Informatics Specialist position in the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH. Congratulations!

[Aug-29-2019] The manuscript ‘QUBIC2: A novel and robust biclustering algorithm for functional gene modules detection from high-throughput RNA-Sequencing data‘ has been officially published in Bioinformatics! Cheers!

[Aug-14-2019] Dr. Qin Ma has joined the editorial board in Briefings in Bioinformatics. Welcome for submissions!

[Aug-12-2019] Marlena Merling, a graduate student from the Department of Biomedical Informatics, OSU, has joined the lab as a rotating student.

[Aug-12-2019] Dr. Qin Ma is co-editing in a special issue of IEEE access in Feature Representation and Learning Methods With Applications in Large-Scale Biological Sequence Analysis Welcome for submissions!

[Jul-20-2019] The graduate student Shaopeng Gu has been offered a Computational Bioinformatics Analyst position in Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD. Congratulations!

[Jul-20-2019] The manuscript ‘Prediction of Regulatory Motifs from Human ChIP-Sequencing Data using a Deep Learning Framework‘ has been officially published in Nucleic Acids Research! Cheers!

[Jul-18-2019] Graduate student, Cankun Wang, has successfully completed his Master’s thesis defense. He will soon get his Master’s degree in August. Congratulations!

[Jul-15-2019] The manuscript ‘LTMG: A novel statistical modeling of transcriptional expression states in single-cell RNA-Seq data‘ has been officially published in Nucleic Acids Research.

[Jun-01-2019] Three visiting Ph.D. students, Jing Jiang (from Xiamen University, China), Junyi Chen (from City University of Hong Kong, China), and Zhaoqian Liu (from Shandong University, China), have been joined the lab.

[May-22-2019] The paper ‘MetaQUBIC: a computational pipeline for gene-level functional profiling of metagenome and metatranscriptome‘ has been officially published in Bioinformatics. Cheers!

[May-20-2019] A graduate student from the South Dakota State University, Cankun Wang, and an undergraduate student from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Jeniffer Xu, are admitted as 2019 BMI Summer Interns in BMBL.  They will start the 10-week intern work from May 20th. Congratulations!

[May-01-2019] Zichun Zhang, an undergraduate student from the Department of Mathematics, OSU, has officially joined the lab as an intern.

[Apr-01-2019] Weiliang Liu, an undergraduate student from the Department of Mathematics, OSU, has officially joined the lab as an intern.

[Apr-01-2019] Yuzhou Chang, a graduate student from the Department of Biomedical Informatics, OSU, has officially joined the lab as a research assistant.

[Mar-31-2019] BMBL has been awarded the 2019-2020 OSU CCTS Pilot grant on behalf of the project: ‘A computational pipeline for functional profiling of human gut microbiome and their associations with human chronic diseases’. Cheers!

[Feb-01-2019] The BMBL official website is online!

[Jan-07-2019] Mr. Anjun Ma has been admitted as a doctoral student in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and will be a Graduate Research Assistant in BMBL.

[Jan-01-2019] BMBL is officially set up in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ohio State University.