Raluca Mihaela Gordan

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Assistant Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Assistant 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:


  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2009

Courses Taught:

  • CBB 561: Computational Sequence Biology
  • COMPSCI 260: Introduction to Computational Genomics
  • COMPSCI 394: Research Independent Study
  • COMPSCI 561: Computational Sequence Biology

Representative Publications:

  • Jusakul, A; Cutcutache, I; Yong, CH; Lim, JQ; Huang, MN; Padmanabhan, N; Nellore, V; Kongpetch, S; Ng, AWT; Ng, LM; Choo, SP; Myint, SS; Thanan, R; Nagarajan, S; Lim, WK; Ng, CCY; Boot, A; Liu, M; Ong, CK; Rajasegaran, V; Lie, S; Lim, AST; Lim, TH; Tan, J; Loh, JL; McPherson, JR; Khuntikeo, N; Bhudhisawasdi, V; Yongvanit, P; Wongkham, S; Totoki, Y; Nakamura, H; Arai, Y; Yamasaki, S; Chow, PK-H; Chung, AYF; Ooi, LLPJ; Lim, KH; Dima, S; Duda, DG; Popescu, I; Broet, P; Hsieh, S-Y; Yu, M-C et al., Whole-Genome and Epigenomic Landscapes of Etiologically Distinct Subtypes of Cholangiocarcinoma., Cancer Discovery, vol 7 no. 10 (2017), pp. 1116-1135 [10.1158/2159-8290.cd-17-0368] [abs].
  • Joh, DY; Hucknall, AM; Wei, Q; Mason, KA; Lund, ML; Fontes, CM; Hill, RT; Blair, R; Zimmers, Z; Achar, RK; Tseng, D; Gordan, R; Freemark, M; Ozcan, A; Chilkoti, A, Inkjet-printed point-of-care immunoassay on a nanoscale polymer brush enables subpicomolar detection of analytes in blood., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, vol 114 no. 34 (2017), pp. E7054-E7062 [10.1073/pnas.1703200114] [abs].
  • Zhao, J; Li, D; Seo, J; Allen, AS; Gordân, R, Quantifying the Impact of Non-coding Variants on Transcription Factor-DNA Binding., Research in computational molecular biology : ... Annual International Conference, RECOMB ... : proceedings. RECOMB (Conference : 2005-), vol 10229 (2017), pp. 336-352 [10.1007/978-3-319-56970-3_21] [abs].
  • Shats, I; Deng, M; Davidovich, A; Zhang, C; Kwon, JS; Manandhar, D; Gordân, R; Yao, G; You, L, Expression level is a key determinant of E2F1-mediated cell fate., Cell Death & Differentiation, vol 24 no. 4 (2017), pp. 626-637 [10.1038/cdd.2017.12] [abs].
  • Sparks, EE; Drapek, C; Gaudinier, A; Li, S; Ansariola, M; Shen, N; Hennacy, JH; Zhang, J; Turco, G; Petricka, JJ; Foret, J; Hartemink, AJ; Gordân, R; Megraw, M; Brady, SM; Benfey, PN, Establishment of Expression in the SHORTROOT-SCARECROW Transcriptional Cascade through Opposing Activities of Both Activators and Repressors., Developmental Cell, vol 39 no. 5 (2016), pp. 585-596 [10.1016/j.devcel.2016.09.031] [abs].