Serghei Mangul July 21, 2021
A Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate position is available in the lab of Dr. Serghei Mangul in the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California. The Mangul lab aims to combine open omics data with robust bioinformatics methods to enable novel biological discoveries. This includes designing, developing, and applying novel and robust data-driven, computational approaches that will accelerate the diffusion of genomics and biomedic…
Dhrithi Deshpande May 09, 2021
Now recruiting: 2021 USC SURF Program!
We are actively accepting applications from current undergraduate students to fill the position of an Undergraduate Research Associate in the Mangul Lab for Summer 2021. Fellows will receive a $4,000 stipend for a virtual full‐time program during summer (full time, 10 weeks minimum; involvement for a longer period may depend upon project and faculty preference) The Mangul Lab is committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive environment regardless of…
Dhrithi Deshpande May 04, 2021
Now recruiting: 2021-2022 Undergraduate STEM Intern!
We are actively accepting applications from current undergraduate STEM students to fill the position of an Undergraduate Researcher at the Mangul Lab for Summer 2021.
The Mangul Lab is committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive environment regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, or socioeconomic background.
DEADLINE TO APPLY? Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:00pm Pacific Time (We …
Dhrithi Deshpande April 21, 2021
Now recruiting: 2021-2022 USC URAP Fellow!
We are actively accepting applications from current USC undergraduate students to fill the position for the USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program…
Dhrithi Deshpande March 24, 2021
A big thank you to USC School of Pharmacy for featuring me in the Graduate Program Newsletter for participating in the Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society Conference 2020 (…
Karishma Chhugani March 20, 2021
Thank you to USC School of Pharmacy for featuring me in this month’s Graduate Program Newsletter! I presented virtually on “Comprehensive Analysis of Usability and Archival Stability of RNA-seq Too…
Lana Martin August 11, 2020
Accepting applications for the 2020-2021 USC URAP Fellow
We are actively accepting applications from current USC undergraduate students to fill one position for the USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program in Mangul Lab for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021.
The theme of our URAP internship for 2020-2021 is “Big Data Analysis Techniques (BDAT) for Scientific Reproducibility.” Please review the application page for additional information: http://www.sergheimangul.com/opportunities/2020-2021-ura…
Lana Martin August 10, 2020
Welcome to Mangul Lab JJ
Mangul Lab welcomes to the team a new postdoctoral scholar, JungHyun (JJ) Jung! JJ joins Mangul Lab at USC as a new postdoctoral scholar and is co-advised by Dr. Serghei Mangul and Dr. Nicholas Mancuso.
JJ received his Ph.D.in 2020 from Dongguk University in Korea. His research interests include integrative analysis using multi-omic data and method development for functional genomic data. While earning his PhD, JJ was advised by Dr. Jong Wha (Joanne) Joo and worked …
Lana Martin August 05, 2020
Mangul Lab to present at 2020 ACM-BCB
Congratulations to Mangul Lab postdoc Jaque Brito, whose highlight talk has been accepted for presentation at the 11th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB).
Jaque will deliver her talk, “Benchmarking of computational error-correction methods for next-generation sequencing data,” at ACM-BCB 2020, which will be held September 21 to 24, 2020, as a virtual conference. The highlight talk will present the m…
Lana Martin July 17, 2020
Mangul Lab to present at ICML 2020 Workshop
Serghei will present a highlight talk titled, “Profiling immunoglobulin repertoires across multiple human tissues using RNA Sequencing,” at the ICML 202…
Lana Martin July 15, 2020
First HiTSeq talk from Mangul Lab
Congratulations to Nathan LaPierre on the acceptance of his abstract to the High Throughput Sequencing (HiTSeq) 2020 virtual meeting.
Nathan will be presenting h…
Lana Martin July 14, 2020
Mangul Lab to present at BCC2020
Congratulations to Jaque Brito, Mangul Lab postdoctoral scholar, Niko Darci-Maher, Mangul Lab undergraduate researcher, and Varuni Sarwal, Mangul Lab alumni, on th…
Jenny Wu July 06, 2020
Jenny reflects on research in Mangul Lab
I have been in the lab since a junior year at UCLA, and I started out learning about the error correction benchmarking project. I began by learning about t…
Lana Martin June 29, 2020
Welcome to Mangul Lab Harman
Mangul Lab welcomes to the team a new undergraduate researcher, Harman Singh!
Harman is an Electrical Engineering sophomore at the Indian Institute of Technology Delh…
Lana Martin June 22, 2020
First RECOMB-Seq talk from Mangul Lab
Congratulations to Nathan LaPierre, a PhD student in ZarLab at UCLA and a collaborator with Mangul Lab at USC, on the acceptance of his oral presentation, “Me…
Lana Martin June 19, 2020
Mangul Lab publishes fifth paper presenting a novel method for profiling immunoglobulin (Ig) receptor repertoires from RNA-Seq
SMangul Lab at USC published a paper presenting ImReP – a novel compu…
Lana Martin June 17, 2020
Welcome to Mangul Lab Anushka
Mangul Lab welcomes to the team a new Master’s student, Anushka Rajesh!
Anushka is pursuing the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Sou…
Lana Martin June 01, 2020
Mangul Lab releases fourth paper that recommends ways to enhance rigor and reproducibility in biomedical research
Mangul Lab at USC has published our fourth paper in GigaScience, which presents ou…
Lana Martin May 04, 2020
Welcome to Mangul Lab Angela
In May 2020, Angela officially joins Mangul Lab at USC as a PhD student co-advised by Serghei Mangul and Stan Louie. During her first year in the Pharmaceutical & …
Lana Martin April 29, 2020
Mangul Lab submits preprint of a WGS-based structural variant callers benchmarking study
Mangul Lab at USC shared a new preprint which presents a benchmarking study of structural variant (SV) call…
Lana Martin April 13, 2020
Mangul Lab pens commentary piece on conference travel for junior scientists in the wake of climate change
Mangul Lab at USC shared a new preprint of 2020 which presents a conversational editorial …
Lana Martin April 10, 2020
Analysis of microbial reference databases
Today we celebrate the publication of our third peer-reviewed paper since Mangul Lab launched at USC!
Cailtin Loeffler and Aaron Karlsberg, both alumnus …
Lana Martin April 08, 2020
Mangul Lab joins urgent efforts to track COVID-19 by zipcode
Members of Mangul Lab have joined efforts with UCLA researchers to curate data that will help hospitals—already burdened by the COVID-1…
Lana Martin April 06, 2020
Bench pressing with genomics benchmarkers
A journalist with Nature Methods recently interviewed Serghei on the increasingly important role that benchmarking studies play in biomedical and life sci…
Lana Martin March 20, 2020
Mangul Lab submits preprint presenting Metalign, software that boosts accuracy of existing metagenomic profiling methods
Mangul Lab at USC shared a new preprint which presents Metalign – a tool de…
Lana Martin March 20, 2020
Recommendations to enhance rigor and reproducibility in biomedical research
Mangul Lab at USC has shared a new preprint, which presents our group’s review of efforts to improve scientific rigor an…
Lana Martin March 19, 2020
Mangul Lab publishes second paper – a benchmarking study of error correction methods
Today we celebrate the publication of our second peer-reviewed paper since Mangul Lab launched at USC.
Lana Martin March 17, 2020
Mangul Lab submits preprint exploring read alignment techniques for short and long reads
Last week, Mangul Lab at USC shared a new preprint, which presents our group’s review of the role algorithm…
Lana Martin March 03, 2020
a novel tool for managing bioinformatics analyses
We are proud to announce that our lab has published our first peer-reviewed paper since we established at USC School of Pharmacy in Fall 2019! Jaq…
Lana Martin December 20, 2019
End Year Celebration
Our group is celebrating the end of a productive calendar year—and the conclusion of our first semester at USC School of Pharmacy! We are proud to share the preprints and papers we produced with our incredible collaborators at ZarLab in the Department of Computational Medicine at UCLA, members of our own group now in the Titus Department of Clinical Pharmacy at USC, and the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) Consortium.
Earlier this week, we celebrated our lab’s accompli…
Lana Martin December 03, 2019
Mangul Lab submits preprint presenting a comprehensive review of the diagnostic and therapeutic potential of metagenomics
Just before the Thanksgiving holiday break, Mangul Lab at USC released our second preprint—a review of the diagnostic and therapeutic potential of metagenomics.
Several members of our group—Caitlin Loeffler (Bioinformatics Analyst), Lana Martin (Project Specialist), Yutong Chang (Master’s student), Jeremy Rotman (alumni)—collaborated with Keylie Gibson, Ian Toma, and Kei…
Lana Martin November 18, 2019
Mangul Lab at ICCABS 2019
Last week, Serghei Mangul and Kerui Peng attended the 2019 9th International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences (ICCABS) at Florida International University in Miami!
Kerui, a PhD rotation student in Mangul Lab at USC, presented her research in an oral presentation, “Reuse of publicly available omics data across 1 million research publications,” at the meeting’s 9th Workshop on Computational Advances for Next Generation Sequencing.
Lana Martin November 06, 2019
Mangul Lab PhD student Kerui Peng wins travel award to present at ICCABS 2019
Congratulations to Kerui Peng, a PhD rotation student in Mangul Lab at USC, on the acceptance of her oral presentation…
Lana Martin October 21, 2019
Mangul Lab member Sei Chang reflects on summer undergraduate research experience
Working in a research lab can be an invaluable experience for undergrads — and immersive summer research experience…
Lana Martin October 07, 2019
Mangul Lab submits first preprint presenting app for managing high-throughput analyses via mobile device
This week, Mangul Lab at USC released our first preprint, a paper that presents Telescope –…
Lana Martin September 25, 2019
UCLA undergraduate students and alumni join Mangul Lab at USC
We are excited to announce that a group of talented Bruins will be continuing their on-going computational genomics projects as inaugu…
Lana Martin September 19, 2019
Mangul Lab is recruiting!
The Mangul Lab at USC is looking for talented and highly motivated graduate students and post-docs. For more information, please see our Opportunities posting.
Serghei Mangul September 01, 2019
Serghei joins USC Faculty
As of September 1, 2019, Serghei Mangul, PhD, has joined the faculty of the Titus Department of Clinical Pharmacy as assistant professor of pharmacy.
Read more about it …