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Jason Ernst, Ph.D.
Jason Ernst, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry
Member, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Member, Interdepartmental Program in Bioinformatics
Member, JCCC Gene Regulation Program Area

Contact Information:

(310) 825-3658

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Jason Ernst's research interests are in computational biology and bioinformatics. He is interested in developing and applying machine learning methods for the analysis of high-throughput experimental data to address problems in epigenomics and gene regulation.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Ernst J, Kheradpour P, Mikkelsen TS, Shoresh N, Ward LD, Epstein CB, Zhang X, Wang L, Issner R, Coyne M, Ku M, Durham T, Kellis M, Bernstein BE. Mapping and analysis of chromatin state dynamics in nine human cell types. Nature. 2011 May 5;473(7345):43-9. Epub 2011 Mar 23.

Ernst J, Kellis M. Discovery and characterization of chromatin states for systematic annotation of the human genome. Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Aug;28(8):817-25. Epub 2010 Jul 25.

Ernst J, Plasterer HL, Simon I, Bar-Joseph Z. Integrating multiple evidence sources to predict transcription factor binding in the human genome. Genome Res. 2010 Apr;20(4):526-36. Epub 2010 Mar 10.

Ernst J, Vainas O, Harbison CT, Simon I, Bar-Joseph Z. Reconstructing dynamic regulatory maps. Mol Syst Biol. 2007;3:74. Epub 2007 Jan 16.

Ernst J, Nau GJ, Bar-Joseph Z. Clustering short time series gene expression data. Bioinformatics. 2005 Jun;21 Suppl 1:i159-68.