Computational & Systems Biology Program
The Joao Xavier Lab
We combine computation and experiment to investigate how cells interact with each other to produce complex cell group behaviors.
Yan J, Deforet M, Boyle KE, Rahman R, Liang R, Okegbe C, Dietrich LEP, Qiu W, Xavier JB. Bow-tie signaling in c-di-GMP: Machine learning in a simple biochemical network. PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 Aug 2;13(8):e1005677. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005677. Epub 2017 Aug.
Joao Xavier, PhD
Member, Computational & Systems Biology Program
- Systems biologist Joao Xavier combines experimental and computational approaches to study diverse problems relevant to cancer: how the microbiome influences cancer and cancer treatment, how cancer cells metastasize, and how metabolic fluxes command the behavior of living cells.
- PhD, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
- Director's New Innovator Award, National Institutes of Health (2011)
- Biofilm Young Investigator Award, Center for Biofilm Engineering (2010)
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