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Research Interests

  • Computational biology
  • Systems biology
  • Cancer systems biology
  • Modeling and simulation of biological networks
  • Applied discrete mathematics
  • Symbolic computation
  • Computational algebra
  • Algebraic geometry
  • Mathematical foundation of computer simulation

About Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher

Reinhard C. Laubenbacher, Ph.D.Dr. Laubenbacher joined UConn Health in May 2013 as professor in the Department of Cell Biology and director of the Center for Quantitative Medicine. He is a professor of Computational Biology at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. Prior to these appointments, he served as a professor at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and the Department of Mathematics at Virginia Tech since 2001. He was an adjunct professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem (NC) and affiliate faculty in the Virginia Tech Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences. He has served as visiting faculty at Los Alamos National Laboratories, the Mathematical Science Research Institute at Berkeley and Cornell University. Current interests in Dr. Laubenbacher’s research group include the development of mathematical algorithms and their application to problems in systems biology, in particular the modeling and simulation of molecular networks. An application area of particular interest is cancer systems biology, especially the role of iron metabolism in breast cancer.

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The Laubenbacher and Mendes Research Groups at the Center for Quantitative Medicine at UConn Health have an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher to join an interdisciplinary team focused on an NIH-funded project to develop novel approaches to the control of heterogeneous multispecies microbial biofilms

Drs Pedro Mendes, Reinhard Laubenbacher, Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou awarded $1.69 million from National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The Laubenbacher Research Group at UConn Health and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher to join an interdisciplinary team focused on an NIH-funded project to develop new software design approaches to multiscale computational modeling

ggalluvial v0.5.0: A ggplot2 Extension for Alluvial Diagrams, an R package by Cory Brunson, is now available on CRAN​

Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher has been named an inaugural Fellow of the Society for Mathematical Biology

Interview with Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society

New Article Published by Drs. Jason Cory Brunson, Xiaoyan Wang, and Reinhard C. Laubenbacher Titled 'Effects of Research Complexity and Competition on the Incidence and Growth of Coauthorship in Biomedicine' in the PLoS One

Brianna Kozemzak, REU Class of 2016, Named Recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher Featured in New Blog Post, "On Pi Day, Computational Biologists Share What They Love About Math"

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