Naomi Altman

Professor Emeritus of Statistics

Research Summary

Bioinformatics, gene expression analysis, functional genomics and gene clustering, experimental design, multiple testing, functional data analysis and nonparametric smoothing.

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Genes Transcriptome Normal Distribution Parasites Causality Macrophages Genome Parasitism Horizontal Gene Transfer Statistical Data Interpretation Logistic Models Cell Fusion Adenocarcinoma Gene Duplication Heterotrophic Processes Linear Models Plant Genome Blood Sample Size Linear Regression Cells Arabidopsis Industry Orobanchaceae Neoplasms

Most Recent Papers

Markov models — hidden Markov models

Jasleen K. Grewal, Martin Krzywinski, Naomi Altman, 2019, Nature Methods on p. 795-796

"Stealth dissemination" of macrophage-tumor cell fusions cultured from blood of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Gary A. Clawson, Gail L. Matters, Ping Xin, Christopher McGovern, Eric Wafula, Claude DePamphilis, Morgan Meckley, Joyce Wong, Luke Stewart, Christopher D’Jamoos, Naomi Altman, Yuka Imamura Kawasawa, Zhen Du, Loren Honaas, Thomas Abraham, 2017, PLoS One

Horizontal gene transfer is more frequent with increased heterotrophy and contributes to parasite adaptation

Zhenzhen Yang, Yeting Zhang, Eric K. Wafula, Loren A. Honaas, Paula E. Ralph, Sam Jones, Christopher R. Clarke, Siming Liu, Chun Su, Huiting Zhang, Naomi S. Altman, Stephan C. Schuster, Michael P. Timko, John I. Yoder, James H. Westwood, Claude W. Depamphilis, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E7010-E7019

Points of Significance

Jake Lever, Martin Krzywinski, Naomi Altman, 2016, Nature Methods on p. 803-804

Points of Significance

Jake Lever, Martin Krzywinski, Naomi Altman, 2016, Nature Methods on p. 541-542

Selecting superior de novo transcriptome assemblies

Loren A. Honaas, Eric K. Wafula, Norman J. Wickett, Joshua P. Der, Yeting Zhang, Patrick P. Edger, Naomi S. Altman, J. Chris Pires, James H. Leebens-Mack, Claude W. DePamphilis, 2016, PLoS One

Economic production in hospitality and tourism industry

Amit Sharma, Victor Eduardo Da Motta, Jeong Gil Choi, Naomi S. Altman, 2016, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management on p. 1026-1050

Points of Significance

Naomi Altman, Martin Krzywinski, 2015, Nature Methods on p. 999-1000

Association, correlation and causation

Naomi Altman, Martin Krzywinski, 2015, Nature Methods on p. 899-900

Points of Significance

Naomi Altman, Martin Krzywinski, 2015, Nature Methods on p. 899-900

Most-Cited Papers

Visualizing samples with box plots

Martin Krzywinski, Naomi Altman, 2014, Nature Methods on p. 119-120

Points of Significance

Naomi Altman, Martin Krzywinski, 2015, Nature Methods on p. 899-900

Points of significance

Martin Krzywinski, Naomi Altman, 2013, Nature Methods on p. 1139-1140

Comparative transcriptome analyses reveal core parasitism genes and suggest gene duplication and repurposing as sources of structural novelty

Zhenzhen Yang, Eric K. Wafula, Loren A. Honaas, Huiting Zhang, Malay Das, Monica Fernandez-Aparicio, Kan Huang, Pradeepa C.G. Bandaranayake, Biao Wu, Joshua P. Der, Christopher R. Clarke, Paula E. Ralph, Lena Landherr, Naomi S. Altman, Michael P. Timko, John I. Yoder, James H. Westwood, Claude W. DePamphilis, 2015, Molecular Biology and Evolution on p. 767-790

Selecting superior de novo transcriptome assemblies

Loren A. Honaas, Eric K. Wafula, Norman J. Wickett, Joshua P. Der, Yeting Zhang, Patrick P. Edger, Naomi S. Altman, J. Chris Pires, James H. Leebens-Mack, Claude W. DePamphilis, 2016, PLoS One

Horizontal gene transfer is more frequent with increased heterotrophy and contributes to parasite adaptation

Zhenzhen Yang, Yeting Zhang, Eric K. Wafula, Loren A. Honaas, Paula E. Ralph, Sam Jones, Christopher R. Clarke, Siming Liu, Chun Su, Huiting Zhang, Naomi S. Altman, Stephan C. Schuster, Michael P. Timko, John I. Yoder, James H. Westwood, Claude W. Depamphilis, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E7010-E7019

Functional genomics of a generalist parasitic plant

Loren A. Honaas, Eric K. Wafula, Zhenzhen Yang, Joshua P. Der, Norman J. Wickett, Naomi S. Altman, Christopher G. Taylor, John I. Yoder, Michael P. Timko, James H. Westwood, Claude W. dePamphilis, 2013, BMC Plant Biology

Points of Significance

Naomi Altman, Martin Krzywinski, 2015, Nature Methods on p. 999-1000

Points of Significance

Anthony Kulesa, Martin Krzywinski, Paul Blainey, Naomi Altman, 2015, Nature Methods on p. 477-478

Points of Significance

Jake Lever, Martin Krzywinski, Naomi Altman, 2016, Nature Methods on p. 541-542