Marks Lab News

Adam Riesselman graduates! December 12, 2018
200x200 Adam Riesselman successfully defended his thesis, "Building maps from genetic sequences to biological function." Congratulations, Dr. Riesselman!
Debora Marks Awarded CZI Ben Barres Early Career Investigation Award December 12, 2018

Debora Marks was recently awarded a 2.5 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to pursue novel neurobiology research. The specific award honors Prof. Ben Barres (link), an exemplary neurobiologist and a champion for equal opportunities in science. This grant seeks to build a network of early-career scientists who can develop new strategies for the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disease. This multi-year grant will enable new positions in the Marks lab; apply here!

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative Press Release
HMS Press Release
John Ingraham successfully defends his thesis! August 2, 2018
200x200 John Ingraham became the first Marks Lab graduate student to defend his thesis, "Probabilistic Models of Structure in Biological Sequences." Congratulations Dr. Ingraham!
Talk by John Ingraham at Models, Inference, and Algorithms meeting at the Broad April 17, 2018
Check out the talk John gave on learning protein structure using a differentiable simulator at the Broad Institute on April 11, 2018! (link)
You can also check out a talk by Debora Marks at this meeting series from February 2017 here!
Mutation Effects Predicted from Sequence Co-Variation Paper January 16, 2017
200x200 Paper by Thomas, John, Frank, Charlotta, Mike Springer, Chris and Debbie on EVmutations and how they can be used to predict the effects of mutations came out in Nature online!
Disorder Page and Paper September 22, 2016
200x200 Paper by Agnes, Perry, John, Thomas, Bonnie, Chris and Debbie on alternative conformations in human disordered proteins just came out in Cell!

Disorder Database

Marks Lab Website Launch September, 16 2016
200x200 Redesign of the Marks Lab website launched today!