Comparing genome alignment methods

One of my current projects in the Matthew Hahn Lab is to investigate the effectiveness of a few different full-genome alignment methods. My mentor and I have been studying a new program called progressiveCactus, and comparing its output to other alignment methods. By comparing the number of indels (that is, insertions and deletions) between different … Continue reading Comparing genome alignment methods

Helping other students with Undergraduate Research Awards and Opportunities

My university recently featured me on their webpage for their new Office of Competitive Awards and Research for my recent REU at Cornell University. It's definitely exciting to get press coverage. And it looks like REU's are definitely the gift that keeps on giving.This new office at Indiana University is actually keeping in touch with me … Continue reading Helping other students with Undergraduate Research Awards and Opportunities