Welcome to the Leiserson Research Group!
What are the causes and consequences of somatic mutations in cancer?
What are the shared patterns in biological networks from different species?
What factors gathered from patients before treatment are predictive of response?
Apr 10, 2020
Congratulations to Jason Fan and Nick Franzese for receiving NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!
Dec 17, 2019
Congratulations to Mark Keller for receiving an Honorable Mention for the CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award!
Dec 4, 2019
Max presents at the American Computer Science seminar series.
Nov 19, 2019
Max presents at the National Cancer Institute in the Bioinformatics Training and Education Program seminar series.
Nov 7, 2019
Max presents at Boston University in the Systems Biology Seminar series.
Jul 26, 2019
The Signature Markov Model (SigMa) is published in Genome Medicine.
Jul 25, 2019
Welles Robinson presents the Tumor Covariate Signature Model at ISMB 2019. Check out the full paper in Bioinformatics!
Jul 22, 2019
Congratulations to Mark Keller for winning Best Poster at [email protected] 2019 for his poster on ExploSig.
Apr 1, 2019
Max is coorganizing a session on mutational signatures at the Pacific Syposium on Biocomputing.
Mar 8, 2019
The MUlti-Species Network Kernel (MUNK) algorithm for diverse cross-species inference is published in Nucleic Acids Research!
Jan 28, 2019
An article on our recent PLoS ONE paper appeared in the U. Maryland Today.
Dec 31, 2018
Our collaboration with Microsoft Research on predicting response to immunotherapy in bladder cancers is out in PLoS ONE!
Dec 1, 2018
Max is PC co-chair for RECOMB Computational Cancer Biology (CCB) in Washington, DC on May 3-4, 2019.
Nov 10, 2018
Cindy, Jason, and Max lead a team as part of the Tech+Research workshop at Technica, the largest all-female hackathon.
Sep 08, 2018
The Hierarchical HotNet algorithm for identifying significantly altered subnetworks is published in ECCB/Bioinformatics!
Dec 21, 2017
Our work on cross-species network embeddings has been accepted to RECOMB 2018!
Nov 27, 2017
Max gives a talk at a CMO-BIRS workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico
Sep 07, 2017
Jason Fan joins the group -- welcome Jason!
Aug 01, 2017
Founding of the Leiserson Research Group at the University of Maryland!