Dr. Moriah Szpara

Assistant Professor

Department:  Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
College:  Agricultural Sciences
Address:  W-208 Millennium Science Complex (MSC)
Phone:  814-867-0008
E-mail: moriah@psu.edu
Website:  http://szparalab.psu.edu/

Viral comparative genomics
Comparative genomics analysis of different strains of herpes simplex virus (HSV), e.g. protein domain homology, phylogenetic analysis, motif searching & comparison.

— Computational prediction and comparison of regulatory domains that affect nearby coding sequences

— Code and algorithm development, for our viral genome assembly project (e.g. http://viramp.com/).