Casey S. Greene, Ph.D.
Casey Greene from my lab successfully defended his Ph.D. today. The title of his dissertation is "Relief-based bioinformatics methods for the analysis of epistasis in genetic association studies". Nice job Casey!
Casey is off to the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University where he will be doing a postdoc with Dr. Olga Troyanskaya.
His dissertation chapters include the following papers:
Greene, C.S., Penrod, N.M., Williams, S.M., Moore, J.H. Failure to replicate a genetic association may provide important clues about genetic architecture. PLoS One 4, e5639 (2009). [PubMed]
Greene, C.S., Kiralis, J., Moore, J.H. Nature-inspired algorithms for the genetic analysis of epistasis in common human diseases: A theoretical assessment of wrapper vs. filter approaches. Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp. 800-807 (2009). [IEEE]
Greene, C.S., Penrod, N.M., Kiralis, J., Moore, J.H. Spatially uniform ReliefF (SURF) for computationally-efficient filtering of gene-gene interactions. BioData Mining, in press (2009).
Greene, C.S., Kiralis, J., Moore, J.H. The informative extremes: Using both nearest and farthest neighbors can improve Relief algorithms in the domain of human genetics. in review.