Peter Sims

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Erin Bush Receives CP&S Officer of Research Award
A staff associate in the Department of Systems Biology and Columbia Genome Center, Erin helped develop a low cost, high throughout RNA-sequencing technology that allows researchers to screen drugs for genetic effects.
Automated, Single Cell RNA-Seq Enables Research on Tumor Ecology
A new technology developed in the Sims Lab makes it easier to explore functional diversity among cancer cells, and is playing a key role in several Department research projects.
Department of Systems Biology Opens New Biotechnology Development Hub
The new space will promote the design of new experimental methods for studying biological systems, and enable an expansion of the Columbia Genome Center's next-generation sequencing capabilities.
Graduate Course Focuses on Foundations of Deep Sequencing
The new team-taught course provides an understanding of both the experimental principles of next-generation sequencing technologies and key statistical methods for analyzing the data they produce.
RNA-Seq "Boot Camp" Resources Now Available
In June 2015, a five-part lecture series organized by the Department of Systems Biology covered new applications of RNA-Seq and methods for more effective data analysis. Click the link for lecture notes and other related information.