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Department of Computer Science

Donna Slonim

Professor
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

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Donna Slonim

Professor
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Phone 617-627-5068
Halligan Hall, Room 107B
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
data science, algorithms for analysis of biological networks, gene and pathway regulation in human development, algorithms for precision medicine, computational approaches to pharmacogenomics and drug discovery or repositioning
Biography: 

Donna Slonim joined Tufts University in 2005. She is now a professor in the Department of Computer Science with a secondary appointment in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Pathobiology at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is also a member of the faculty of the Genetics Program in Tufts' Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

Education: 
Ph.D., Computer Science, MIT, 1996
M.S., Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1991
B.S., Computer Science, Yale University, 1990
Research Interests: 

Donna Slonim's research focuses on developing methods for applying genomic data to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease.

Selected Professional Activities: 
2016-present: Member, Scientific Advisory Board, The Gene Ontology
2008-present: Associate Editor, PLoS Computational Biology
2005-2013: Member and Advisor, Editorial Board, Journal of Biomedical Informatics
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
COMP-007/BIO-040: Bioinformatics
COMP-015: Data Structures
COMP-167: Introduction to Computational Biology
COMP-250-BIO: Research in Computational Biology
COMP-250-BNS: Biology Networks and Systems