applied bioinformatics lab

The Applied Bioinformatics Lab (ABL) is a research-oriented service laboratory providing advanced and comprehensive informatics support to the research community. 

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  • Data analysis and mining in proteomics, genomics and chemistry
  • Systems biology approaches such as pathway, network and interaction analyses; Large scale statistical and machine learning studies
  • Protein structure, function and stability prediction, sequence and domain analyses
  • Design and implementation of relational databases and software programs
Justin Douglas, Ph.D
Malott Hall, room 3003


Biochemistry & Protein Science

Bioinformatics & Modeling


Materials Characterization

Molecular Structures

Translational Biology

Ability to set up 24 NMR experiments at one time and eliminate periodic user intervention
Screen up to 100,000 compounds in two days for endpoint assays
Next-generation genome sequencing
Near-infrared and bioluminescence imaging instrumentation to track gene of interest and/or tumor growth
Expertise in the design and stability of various pharmaceutical dosage forms
More than 40 computational chemistry software programs and databases
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