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 Gene Expression Transcriptome Genome Macrophages Parasites Gene Duplication Parasitism Arabidopsis Angiosperms Malus Adenocarcinoma Blood Predictors Horizontal Gene Transfer Cell Fusion Plant Genome Cells Parasitic Plants Dimension Reduction Industry Neoplasms Phenotype Vitellogenins Gene

Most Recent Papers

Markov models — hidden Markov models

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

Convergent horizontal gene transfer and cross-talk of mobile nucleic acids in parasitic plants

Zhenzhen Yang, Eric K. Wafula, Gunjune Kim, Saima Shahid, Joel R. McNeal, Paula E. Ralph, Prakash R. Timilsena, Wen bin Yu, Elizabeth A. Kelly, Huiting Zhang, Thomas Nate Person, Naomi S. Altman, Michael J. Axtell, James H. Westwood, Claude W. dePamphilis, 2019, Nature Plants on p. 991-1001

Risk versus reward

Loren A. Honaas, Sam Jones, Nina Farrell, William Kamerow, Huiting Zhang, Kathryn Vescio, Naomi S. Altman, John I. Yoder, Claude W. dePamphilis, 2019, BMC plant biology

"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

Do Bumble Bee, Bombus impatiens, Queens Signal their Reproductive and Mating Status to their Workers?

Etya Amsalem, Mario Padilla, Paul M. Schreiber, Naomi S. Altman, Abraham Hefetz, Christina M. Grozinger, 2017, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 563-572

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 S. 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

Most-Cited Papers

The Amborella genome and the evolution of flowering plants

Claude W. DePamphilis, Jeffrey D. Palmer, Steve Rounsley, David Sankoff, Stephan C. Schuster, Jetty S.S. Ammiraju, W. Bradley Barbazuk, Srikar Chamala, Andre S. Chanderbali, Ronald Determann, Ma Hong, Paula Ralph, Jason Talag, Lynn Tomsho, Brandon Walts, Stefan Wanke, Rod A. Wing, Tien Hao Chang, Tianying Lan, Douglas E. Soltis, Siwaret Arikit, Michael J. Axtell, Saravanaraj Ayyampalayam, James M. Burnette, Emanuele De Paoli, Nina P. Farrell, Alex Harkess, Yuannian Jiao, James Leebens-Mack, Kun Liu, Wenbin Mei, Blake C. Meyers, Saima Shahid, Eric Wafula, Susan R. Wessler, Jixian Zhai, Xiaoyu Zhang, Victor A. Albert, Lorenzo Carretero-Paulet, Eric Lyons, Haibao Tang, Chunfang Zheng, Naomi S. Altman, Feng Chen, Jian Qun Chen, Vincent Chiang, Joshua P. Der, Bruno Fogliani, Chunce Guo, Jesper Harholt, Claudette Job, Dominique Job, Sangtae Kim, Hongzhi Kong, Guanglin Li, N. Li, Jie Liu, Jongsun Park, Xinshuai Qi, Loïc Rajjou, Valérie Burtet-Sarramegna, Ron Sederoff, Ying Hsuan Sun, Peter Ulvskov, Matthieu Villegente, Jia Yu Xue, Ting Feng Yeh, Xianxian Yu, Juan J. Acosta, Riva A. Bruenn, Alexandre De Kochko, Luis R. Herrera-Estrella, Enrique Ibarra-Laclette, Matias Kirst, Solon P. Pissis, Valérie Poncet, Pamela S. Soltis, 2013, Science

Visualizing samples with box plots

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

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

On dimension folding of matrix- or array-valued statistical objects

Bing Li, Min Kyung Kim, Naomi Altman, 2010, Annals of Statistics on p. 1094-1121

Rootstock-regulated gene expression patterns in apple tree scions

Philip J. Jensen, Izabela Makalowska, Naomi S. Altman, Gennaro Fazio, Craig Praul, Siela Maximova, Robert Michael Crassweller, James W. Travis, Timothy W. McNellis, 2010, Tree Genetics and Genomes on p. 57-72

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

Points of Significance

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

Rootstock-regulated gene expression patterns associated with fire blight resistance in apple

Philip J. Jensen, Noemi Halbrendt, Gennaro Fazio, Izabela Makalowska, Naomi Altman, Craig Praul, Siela N. Maximova, Henry K. Ngugi, Robert M. Crassweller, James W. Travis, Timothy W. McNellis, 2012, BMC genomics

Conservation and canalization of gene expression during angiosperm diversification accompany the origin and evolution of the flower

André S. Chanderbali, Mi Jeong Yoo, Laura M. Zahn, Samuel F. Brockington, P. Kerr Wall, Matthew A. Gitzendanner, Victor A. Albert, James Leebens-Mack, Naomi S. Altman, Ma Hong, Claude W. DePamphilis, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, 2010, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 22570-22575