Olga Troyanskaya receives Ira Herskowitz Award
10/24/13 - Olga Troyanskaya, Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, is the recipient of the 2014 Ira Herskowitz Award from the Genetics Society of America, for her outstanding contribution in the field of yeast research.
Her work bridges computer science and molecular biology to develop better methods for analysis of diverse functional genomic data with the goal of understanding and modeling protein function and interactions in biological pathways. Her group includes computational and experimental aspects, and tackles diverse questions including developing integrative technologies for pathway prediction and the study of biological networks in complex human disease.
Dr. Troyanskaya will be presented with the award at the Genetics Society of America’s Yeast Genetics Meeting, July 29-August 3, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.