The Bhattacharya Lab for Computational Genomics Computational genetic and molecular epidemiology for cancer and development


Here’s some recent news for the Bhattacharya Lab!


Welcome to the lab, Taylor!

We are welcoming Dr. Taylor Head to MD Anderson, who recently completed her PhD in Biostatistics at Emory University. She will be joining as a Postdoctoral Scholar. Read more about her here.


isoTWAS published at Nature Genetics

Check out our isoTWAS manuscript, published at Nature Genetics. Thanks to a great collabroation with the Pasaniuc and Gandal Labs! Our software is available here.

The Bhattacharya Lab opens its doors

The Bhattacharya Lab for Computational Genomics at the MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Epidemiology opens its door. Email Arjun if you’re interested in our work or want to join us!

ASHG 2023 in DC

Yunghan will be presenting a poster on factors influencing portability of gene expression prediction models across genetic ancestry at 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. Come see her work in DC in December!

ACNP 2023 in Tampa

Arjun will be presenting on alternative isoform expression as a potential mechanism in identifying disease mechanisms at 2023 Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology as a part of the Translating Insights from Postmortem Brain Studies into Knowledge of Disease Mechanisms and Novel Treatment Strategies panel! Come see our work in Tampa in December!

isoTWAS preprint is updated on medRxiv

Check out our isoTWAS manuscript, updated on medRxiv, with increased functionality in our R package, greatly expanded sample sizes for our empirical analyses, and a larger number of complex traits studied.