Elena Zaslavsky, PhD Wins DREAM4 Peptide Recognition Domain Challenge

The paper describing the winning method will appear in a dedicated issue of PLoS One.

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 – December 4, 2009 /Press Release/  –– 

First author Elena Zaslavsky, PhD, a computational biologist and Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, together with collaborators at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, won the recent DREAM4 PDZ peptide recognition domain challenge. DREAM is an important forum for comparing the performance of computational algorithms and methods. The paper describing the winning method has recently been accepted to a dedicated issue of PLoS One: Zaslavsky, E., Bradley P., and Yanover C. Inferring PDZ domain multi-mutant binding preferences from single-mutant data. PLOS One, (In Press).