Topic: Computational biology

Scientists Reveal Criminal Virus Spreaders Using Evolutionary Forensics

Nov. 15, 2010

The source of HIV infection in two separate criminal cases in which men were convicted of intentionally infecting their female sexual partners was confirmed by scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Medicine using evolutionary forensics.

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Computer Scientist Named to President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

April 29, 2009

William H. Press, the Warren J. and Viola M. Raymer Professor in Computer Sciences and Integrative Biology at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

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Professor discusses profiling in airport screening

Feb. 11, 2009
Professor discusses profiling in airport screening

Square-root biased sampling is a way to identify significant events that can be recognized when they are noticed but are otherwise lost in a sea of data. The model is not widely known but can be used to find specific snippets of DNA in vast seas of genomic information, said William H.

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