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Stephen Altschul, PhD Contact Information
Building 38A, Room 6N605
8600 Rockville Pike
MSC 6075
Bethesda, MD 20894-6075
Tel: 301-435-7803
Fax: 301-480-2288

Stephen Altschul, PhD

Computational Biology Branch

Research Interests

  • Sequence alignment algorithms
  • Statistics of sequence comparison
  • Measures of sequence similarity

Select Recent Publications

  • Altschul, S.F., Wootton, J.C., Zaslavsky, E. & Yu, Y.-K. (2010) "The construction and use of log-odds substitution scores for multiple sequence alignment," PLoS Comput. Biol. 6:e1000852.

  • Ye, X., Yu, Y.-K. & Altschul, S.F. (2010) "Compositional adjustment of Dirichlet mixture priors," J. Comput. Biol. 17:1607-1620.

  • Yu, Y.-K. & Altschul, S.F. (2011) "The complexity of the Dirichlet model for multiple alignment data," J. Comput. Biol. 18:925-939.

  • Ye, X., Yu, Y.-K. & Altschul, S.F. (2011) "On the inference of Dirichlet mixture priors for protein sequence comparison," J. Comput. Biol. 18:941-954.

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