News


August 18, 2023: Dr. Oluwadare, as PI, Awarded $1.6 million NIH NIGMS Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) for Early State Investigators! Big Congratulations to Dr Oluwadare and Bioinformatics Lab !!!!

May 29 - August 4, 2023: UCCS Deep Learning in Bioinformatics Research Summer REU

June 2023: Our new work titled CNNSplice: Robust Models for Splice Site Prediction Using Convolutional Neural Networks is finally available as Open Access on the Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal.

May 2023: Our new work titled CNNSplice: Robust Models for Splice Site Prediction Using Convolutional Neural Networks. is accepted for Publication in the Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal. Congratulations co-authors.

March 2023: Our newly accepted work titled ParticleChromo3D+: A Web Server for ParticleChromo3D Algorithm for 3D Chromosome Structure Reconstruction is finally available as Open Access on the Current Issues in Molecular Biology Journal.

January 2023: Our new work titled HiC-GNN: A Generalizable Model for 3D Chromosome Reconstruction Using Graph Convolutional Neural Networks. is finally available as Open Access on the Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal.

January 2023: Our new work titled HiC-GNN: A Generalizable Model for 3D Chromosome Reconstruction Using Graph Convolutional Neural Networks is accepted for Publication in Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal. Congratulations Van!

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December 2022: Our work titled Hovenga V, Kalita J and Oluwadare O. 3D chromosome structure reconstruction using graph convolutional neural networks [version 1; not peer reviewed]. F1000Research 2022, 11:1419 (poster) (doi: 10.7490/f1000research.1119247.1) submitted and accepted for poster presentation @ PSB 2023 conference

November 2022: Our new work titled TADMaster: a comprehensive web-based tool for the analysis of topologically associated domains is finally available as Open Access on the BMC Bioinformatics journal.

October 2022: Our new work titled TADMaster: A Comprehensive Web-based Tool for the Analysis of Topologically Associated Domains is accepted for Publication in BMC Bioinformatics journal. Congratulations Sean!

October 2022: Our new work titled EnsembleSplice: Ensemble Deep Learning Model for Splice Site Prediction is finally available as Open Access on the BMC Bioinformatics journal

September 2022: Our new work titled EnsembleSplice: Ensemble Deep Learning Model for Splice Site Prediction is accepted for Publication in BMC Bioinformatics journal. Congratulations Victor and Trevor!

September 2022: Our new work titled ParticleChromo3D: a Particle Swarm Optimization algorithm for chromosome 3D structure prediction from Hi-C data is finally available as Open Access on the BioData Mining journal

September 2022: Oluwadare Lab renamed to be formally called Bioinformatics Lab at UCCS CS department

August 2022: H. M. A. Mohit Chowdhury joins the Oluwadare lab as a Ph.D. Student. Welcome Mohit!

July 2022: Raisa Nusrat joins the Oluwadare lab as a Ph.D. Student. Welcome Raisa!

June 2022: Our new work titled ParticleChromo3D: a Particle Swarm Optimization algorithm for chromosome 3D structure prediction from Hi-C data is accepted for Publication in BioData Mining journal. Congratulations David!!

June 2022: Samuel Olowofila joins the Oluwadare lab as a Ph.D. Student. Welcome Samuel!

April 2022: Parker Hicks, a REU Student Summer 2021 student, was accepted to CU-Denver Ph.D. Program in Human Medical Genetics and Genomics (Starting Fall 2022). Congratulations Parker! We wish you the best!

April 2022: Van Hovenga, a Master's student, was accepted to UC-Berkeley Ph.D. Program in Statistics (Starting Fall 2022). Congratulations Van! We wish you the best!

March 13, 2022: Our new work titled HiCARN: Resolution Enhancement of Hi-C Data Using Cascading Residual Networks is finally available as Open Access on the Bioinformatics Oxford journal

March 2022: Our new work titled HiCARN: Resolution Enhancement of Hi-C Data Using Cascading Residual Networks is accepted for Publication in Bioinformatics Oxford journal. Congratulations Parker!

February 2022: Dr. Oluwadare, as PI, received an NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) grant to study high-resolution 3D genome structure spatial reconstruction (Award Abstract).

January 2022: Our work published at the ICMLA conference 2021 is now available online here -> DeepSplicer ICMLA 2021

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December 2021: Our new work titled HiC-GNN: A Generalizable Model for 3D Chromosome Reconstruction Using Graph Convolutional Neural Networks has been posted on bioRxiv Preprint Server.

November 2021: Our paper titled ChromeBat: A Bio-Inspired Approach to 3D Genome Reconstruction is accepted and published by the Genes Journal. Congratulations Brandon!

September 2021: Victor's paper titled DeepSplicer: An Improved Method of Splice Sites Prediction using Deep Learning was Accepted for oral presentation and publication in the ICMLA 2021 Conference. Congratulations Victor!

September 2021: One of the recent works from our research group was recognized in the UCCS News publication, the Communique. This novel work was performed by Van Hovenga and I, with Van as first author. Please join me to congratulate Van! Find the News here: The Communique News

June 2021: Two REU undergraduates students– Trevor Martin from Oberlin College and Parker Hicks from Concordia University Irvine – will be working in the lab over the summer. Welcome to UCCS, Trevor and Parker!

April 2021: Our newly developed 3D structure Reconstruction tool, CBCR: A Curriculum Based Strategy For Chromosome Reconstruction, is published by the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Congratulations Van!

March 2021: Our newly developed 3D structure Reconstruction tool, ChromeBat, was recently submitted for review and also posted on bioRxiv pre-print server. Good Job Team!

February 19, 2021: Dr. Oluwadare, as Senior Personnel (equivalent co-PI responsibility), received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant support for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) with title REU Site: Deep Learning: Theory, Concepts and Applications

February 2021: Our newly developed 3D structure Reconstruction tool, ParticleChromo3D, was recently submitted for review and also posted on bioRxiv pre-print server. Good Job Team!

January 2021: Victor Akpokiro joins Oluwadare Lab as a Ph.D. Student. Welome Victor!

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November 2020: The lab name is changed from BioMLearn Lab to Oluwadare Lab

September 2020: Graduate Students Sean Higgins and Allen Westcott joins the BioMLearn lab. Welcome Allen and Sean!

August 2020: Dr. Oluwadare's work with other collaborators titled, GSDB: a database of 3D chromosome and genome structures reconstructed from Hi-C data is Published in BMC Molecular and Cell Biology Journal

April 2020: Dr. Oluwadare announced as one of the winners of the 2020 UCCS Committee on Research and Creative Works (CRCW) Grant . Congratulations!

January 2020: Micheal Middleton joins the BioMLearn lab. Welcome Micheal!

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December 2019: Keynote speaker at ROCKY 2019 Bioinformatics Conference. Dec 5 – 7, 2019 | Aspen/Snowmass, CO

October 2019: Dr. Oluwadare accepted invitation for keynote talk at ROCKY 2019 Bioinformatics Conference

September 2019: Austin Jacob joins the BioMLearn lab. Welcome Austin!

August 2019: Lily Zephyr joins the BioMLearn lab. Welcome Lily!

August 2019: Dr. Oluwadare started a Bioinformatics and Machine Learning Lab called BioMLearn Lab starts at UCCS

August 2019: Dr. Oluwadare joins the UCCS Department of Computer Science