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Sequencing for Functional Genomics

RJ Nowling, K Njoya, JG Peters, MM Riehle. Prediction accuracy of regulatory elements from sequence varies by functional sequencing technique. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 2023.

I Holm, L Nardini, A Pain, E Bischoff, CE Anderson, S Zongo, WM Guelbeogo, N Sagnon, DM Gohl, RJ Nowling, KD Vernick, and MM Riehle. Comprehensive Genomic Discovery of Non-Coding Transcriptional Enhancers in the African Malaria Vector Anopheles coluzzii. Front. Genet. 2022

RJ Nowling, SK Behura, MS Halfon, SJ Emrich, and M Duman-Scheel. PeakMatcher facilitates updated Aedes aegypti embryonic cis-regulatory element map. Hereditas 158, Article number: 7 (2021). Arthropod Genomics thematic series

Chromsomal Inversions

RJ Nowling, SH Keyser, AR Moran, JG Peters, and D Leskiewicz. Segmenting and Genotyping Large, Polymorphic Inversions. Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (IEEE EIT 2023). 2023.

RJ Nowling, F Fallas-Moya, A Sadovnik, SJ Emrich, M Aleck, D Leskiewicz, and JG Peters. Fast, low-memory detection and localization of large, polymorphic inversions from SNPs. PeerJ. 2022.

RJ Nowling, KR Manke, and SJ Emrich. Detecting Inversions with PCA in the Presence of Population Structure. PLoS One. 2020.

RJ Nowling and SJ Emrich. Detecting Chromosomal Inversions from Dense SNPs by Combining PCA and Association Tests. Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB 2018), August 2018. Slides from the Talk Paper

Data-Intensive Systems

RJ Nowling and J Vyas. A Domain-Driven, Generative Data Model for Big Pet Store. 2014. Proceedings of the IEEE Fourth International Conference on Big Data and Cloud Computing (IEEE BDCloud). 2014.


F Labbé, M Abdeladhim, JP Abrudan, A Saori Araki, RN Araujo, P Arensburger, JB Benoit, et al. Genomic Analysis of Two Phlebotomine Sand Fly Vectors of Leishmania from the New and Old World. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 17 (4): e0010862. 2023.

PV Hickner, N Timoshevskaya, RJ Nowling, F Labbé, A. Nguyen, MA McDowell, CN Spiegel, and Z Syed. Molecular Signatures of Sexual Communication in the Phlebotomine Sand Flies. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 14 (12): e0008967. 2020.

RJ Nowling, JL Abrudan, DA Shoue, B Abdul-Wahid, M Wadsworth, G Stayback, FH Collins, MA McDowell, and JA Izaguirre. Identification of novel arthropod vector G protein-coupled receptors. Parasites & Vectors 6:150. 2013.