Henson School and Department of Biological Sciences
Seminar: Anatomy in the Genomics Age
Dr. Paula Mabee
Professor of Biology, University of South Dakota
AAAS Fellow and lead scientist at Phenoscape
February 27, 2014
4:00 pm in HS 243
Refreshments at 3:30 in HS 213
Mabee is spearheading new research that enables linking of
information from medical and genetic databases with the
The goal of these computing methods is two-fold: to
discover the genetic basis of the tremendously beautiful and
amazing features that characterize biodiversity, and also to
identify model systems to inform health.
The groups that she leads,
Phenoscape and the
major investments by the National Science Foundation, and they
include over 400 researchers from all over the world.
The software tools and bioinformatics methods that they
have developed are rapidly being incorporated by other large
biological infrastructure projects.