Lauren Mills, Ph.D.

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MSI Unit: 
Research Informatics Support Systems
Title: 
RISS Informatics Analyst
Office: 
521 Walter
MSI Email: 
ljmills@msi.umn.edu
UMN Email: 
ljmills@umn.edu
Phone: 
(612) 624-4466
Education: 

University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA
Ph.D in Cell Biology
Thesis title: Maximizing information from local sequence alignment.

Expertise: 

Techniques/Skills
Computational: FASTA, BLAST, Perl, MySQL, R, ggplot2, Bioconductor, Galaxy, MeDIP-seq, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, microarray analysis, pathway analysis
Teaching: TA Computatuional and Comparative Genomics, Cold Spring Harbor 2011-2013

Publications

L. J. Mills, W. R. Pearson. ”Adjusting Scoring Matrices to Correct Overextended Alignments”. Bioinformatics, 2013 

Mills, L. 2014. Common File Formats. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. A.1B.1–A.1B.18.