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Openings for Ph.D. & M.S. students
I am currently looking for outstanding graduate students who are interested in working on emerging research problems in signal processing, machine learning, bioinformatics, and computational biology. For more information, please visit [NEWS].
REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) opportunities
Summer research opportunities are available for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in working on emerging topics in signal processing, image processing, bioinformatics, and computational biology. For more information, please visit [NEWS].
|•||IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS`2013) will be held in Houston, TX, November 17-19, 2013. For further information, please visit: http://gensips2013.org [NEW]|
|•||IEEE GlobalSIP 2013 Symposium on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology will be held in Austin, TX, December 3-5, 2013. Submission deadline for the symposium is June 1, 2013. For further information about the symposium, please visit: http://www.ieeeglobalsip.org/sym/13/bsb [NEW]|
|•||RESQUE, a fast and accurate reduction-based network querying algorithm is now available for download. Visit [RESQUE] to download the source code of RESQUE.|
|•||NAPAbench, a comprehensive benchmark for network alignment is now available at [NAPAbench]. You can download both the benchmark dataset as well as the software (and source code) that was used to generate the synthetic network families in the dataset.|
Genomic Signal Processing (GSP) Lab
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering, 2007.
M.S., California Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering, 2002.
B.S.E. (summa cum laude), Seoul National University, Electrical Engineering, 1998.
Post-Doc, California Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering, Dec.2006-Oct.2007.
Microsoft Research, Intern, Summer 2004, 2005, 2006.
SecureSoft Inc./Junghwa Systems Inc., Software Developer, 1998-2001.
|Awards & Honors||
NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2011.
Best Paper Award, Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC2011), Jan. 2011.
SLATE Teaching Excellence Award, Texas A&M University, 2009.
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship, Microsoft Research, 2004.
Paper Award (2nd place), Student Paper Contest, Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2003.
Killgore Fellowship, California Institute of Technology, 2001.
Doctoral Scholarship, The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS), 2001.
|•||Genomic Signal Processing (GSP), Bioinformatics, and Systems Biology|
|•||Probabilistic Graphical Models & Algorithms, and Their Application in Computational Biology|
|•||Noncoding RNA (ncRNA) Prediction, RNA Sequence Analysis|
|•||Network Biology & Comparative Analysis of Biological Networks|
Quantifying the objective cost of uncertainty in complex dynamical systems
Byung-Jun Yoon, Xiaoning Qian, and Edward R. Dougherty, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 2256-2266, May 2013.
A network synthesis model for generating protein interaction network families
Sayed Mohammad Ebrahim Sahraeian and Byung-Jun Yoon, PLoS One, 7(8): e41474, 2012. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041474
[preprint] [supplementary data] [PLoS One]
RESQUE: Network reduction using semi-Markov random walk scores for efficient querying of biological networks
Sayed Mohammad Ebrahim Sahraeian and Byung-Jun Yoon, Bioinformatics, 28 (16): 2129-2136, 2012. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bts341 [NEW]
[preprint] [supplementary data] [Bioinformatics] [RECOMB extended abstract]
Comparative analysis of biological networks: hidden Markov model and Markov chain-based approach
Byung-Jun Yoon, Xiaoning Qian, and Sayed Mohammad Ebrahim Sahraeian, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Special Issue on Genomic and Proteomic Signal Processing in Biomolecular Pathways, 29(1):22-34, 2012.
Identification of diagnostic subnetwork markers for cancer in human protein-protein interaction network
Junjie Su, Byung-Jun Yoon, and Edward R. Dougherty, BMC Bioinformatics, 11(Suppl 6):S8, 2010.
PicXAA: greedy probabilistic construction of maximum expected accuracy alignment
of multiple sequences
Sayed Mohammad Ebrahim Sahraeian and Byung-Jun Yoon, Nucleic Acids Research, 38(15): 4917-4928, 2010.
[Nucleic Acids Research]
Accurate and reliable cancer classification based on probabilistic inference of pathway activity
Junjie Su, Byung-Jun Yoon, and Edward R. Dougherty, PLoS One, 4(12): e8161. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008161, 2009.
[preprint] [PLoS One]
Effective identification of conserved pathways in biological networks using hidden Markov models
Xiaoning Qian and Byung-Jun Yoon, PLoS One, 4(12): e8070. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008070, 2009.
[preprint] [PLoS One]
Hidden Markov models and their applications in biological sequence analysis
Byung-Jun Yoon, Current Genomics, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 402-415, Sep. 2009.
[preprint] [PubMed Central]
Computational identification and analysis of noncoding RNAs - Unearthing the buried treasures in the genome
Byung-Jun Yoon and P. P. Vaidyanathan, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Special Issue on Signal Processing Methods in Genomics and Proteomics, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 64-74, Jan. 2007.
|**||To see the complete list of publications, visit the [publication] section.|
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University, MS 3128
College Station, TX 77843, USA
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|Office Location||Zachry Engineering Center 237F|
Last update: May.21.2013