Raluca Mihaela Gordan

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Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Contact Information:

  • Office Location: 101 Science Drive, 2179 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-9881
  • Email Address: raluca.gordan@duke.edu
  • Web Page:

Education:

  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2009

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

  • Sloan Research Fellowship-Molecular Biology. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 2014

Courses Taught:

  • BIOLOGY 728A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • BIOLOGY 728D: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module IV
  • CBB 561: Computational Sequence Biology
  • CMB 778A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • CMB 778D: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module IV
  • COMPSCI 393: Research Independent Study
  • COMPSCI 394: Research Independent Study
  • COMPSCI 561: Computational Sequence Biology
  • MGM 778A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • MGM 778D: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module IV
  • UPGEN 778A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • UPGEN 778D: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module IV

Representative Publications:

  • Ilic, S; Cohen, S; Afek, A; Gordan, R; Lukatsky, DB; Akabayov, B, DNA Sequence Recognition by DNA Primase Using High-Throughput Primase Profiling., Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove no. 152 (2019) [10.3791/59737] [abs].
  • Belo, Y; Mielko, Z; Nudelman, H; Afek, A; Ben-David, O; Shahar, A; Zarivach, R; Gordan, R; Arbely, E, Unexpected implications of STAT3 acetylation revealed by genetic encoding of acetyl-lysine., Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj, vol 1863 no. 9 (2019), pp. 1343-1350 [10.1016/j.bbagen.2019.05.019] [abs].
  • Martin, V; Zhao, J; Afek, A; Mielko, Z; Gordân, R, QBiC-Pred: quantitative predictions of transcription factor binding changes due to sequence variants., Nucleic Acids Res, vol 47 no. W1 (2019), pp. W127-W135 [10.1093/nar/gkz363] [abs].
  • Innocenti, F; Jiang, C; Sibley, AB; Etheridge, AS; Hatch, AJ; Denning, S; Niedzwiecki, D; Shterev, ID; Lin, J; Furukawa, Y; Kubo, M; Kindler, HL; Auman, JT; Venook, AP; Hurwitz, HI; McLeod, HL; Ratain, MJ; Gordan, R; Nixon, AB; Owzar, K, Genetic variation determines VEGF-A plasma levels in cancer patients., Scientific Reports, vol 8 no. 1 (2018) [10.1038/s41598-018-34506-4] [abs].
  • Innocenti, F; Owzar, K; Jiang, C; Etheridge, AS; Gordân, R; Sibley, AB; Mulkey, F; Niedzwiecki, D; Glubb, D; Neel, N; Talamonti, MS; Bentrem, DJ; Seiser, E; Yeh, JJ; Van Loon, K; McLeod, H; Ratain, MJ; Kindler, HL; Venook, AP; Nakamura, Y; Kubo, M; Petersen, GM; Bamlet, WR; McWilliams, RR, The Vitamin D receptor gene as a determinant of survival in pancreatic cancer patients: Genomic analysis and experimental validation, Plos One, vol 13 no. 8 (2018) [10.1371/journal.pone.0202272] [abs].