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The MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society


 Announcing the 11th Annual MCBIOS Conference

Student and Post-Doctoral Awards

Oral Presentations

First place Student

Karl Walker, Arkansas State University

Protein Side-chain Prediction with Dynamic Dependence

Second place Student

Shraddha Thakkar, Universtity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

A combined approach using docking and molecular dynamics to predict binding of vitamin-E analogues to their transport protein

Third place Student

Mihir Jaiswal, University of Arkansas, Littl Rock

XLPM: X-Linked Peptide Mapping Algorithm


Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation awards

Michael A. Bauer, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Leveraging the New with the Old:Providing a Framework for the

Integration of Historic MicroarrayStudies with Next Generation Sequencing


Erich A. Peterson, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Revealing the inherent heterogeneity of human malignancies by variant

consensus strategies coupled with cancer clonal analysis

Poster Presentation Winners

For Biological Application

1st Place-Shraddha Thakkar, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Bacterial Communication to Environment: Structure, Function and Evolution of the Spo0B Phosphotransferase

2,3,4th places (ties), in aphabetical order:
Sunetra Das, University of Oklahoma

RNA-seq analysis of stage-specific limb regenerates in the fiddler crab, Uca pugilator

Garima Saxena, University of North Texas

Impact of Horizontal Gene Transfer in the Evolution of Galdieria sulphuraria 074W

Kangmei Zhao, University of Oklahoma

Identification of Regulators in Grass Secondary Cell Wall Biosynthesis via Gene Network Analysis in Rice

For Computational Application
1st Place-Stephen Reichley, Mississippi State University

Comparative genomic analysis of Edwardsiella piscicida, Edwardsiella piscicida-like sp. and Edwardsiella tarda isolates from fish in the southeastern United States

2nd Place-Kushal Bohra, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Software Toolbox for Multivariate Pattern Analysis of Different Brain States from Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data

3rd Place-Austin McCullough, John Brown University

Genomic Annotation of Drosophila biarmipes Dot Chromosome Contig 19

Student Leadership Awards

Recognition Certificates to:
Mihir Jaiswal, UAMS Department of Biochemistry, and UALR/UAMS Bioinformatics Granduate Program
Hang Luo, NCTR and UALR/UAMS Bionformatics Graduate Program
Meenakshisundaram Balasubramaniam, UAMS Department of Geriatrics, UALR/UAMS Bioinformatics Graduate Program