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Bioinformatics Lab

Example RCIndex alignments for Globins (Left, 1ash-3sdh, TMscore=0.77)

Sacan Bioinformatics Lab is part of the Center for Integrated Bioinformatics at the Drexel University and is led by Ahmet Sacan. Our main research interests are:

  • Structural Bioinformatics
    • Searching and mining protein structural data
    • Pairwise and multiple structure alignment
    • Secondary Structure prediction
    • Subcellular localization
    • Remote homology detection
  • Expression analysis
    • Microarray experimental design
    • Gene set enrichment analysis
  • Biomedical Imaging
    • Automated cell tracking
    • Modeling and analysis of cell locomotion


Bioinformatics Lab  

Ahmet Sacan

Principal Investigator

Ahmet Sacan, PhD

Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Office: Bossone 702
Phone: 215.895.1804

Research Interests

Bioinformatics, analysis of genomic and proteomic databases, machine learning, and biomarker discovery for chronic pain syndromes.