Naomi Altman

Professor of Statistics

Naomi Altman

Research Summary

Bioinformatics: the design and analysis of microarray studies, functional genomics and gene clustering. Functional data analysis and nonparametric smoothing.

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Genes Transcriptome Gene Expression Genome Macrophages Arabidopsis Gene Duplication Malus Adenocarcinoma Blood Plant Genome Parasitism Cell Fusion Impatiens Predictors Cells Dimension Reduction Industry Neoplasms Proteins Vitellogenins Ovary Gene Parasites Economics

Most Recent Papers

Novel metrics to measure coverage in whole exome sequencing datasets reveal local and global non-uniformity

Qingyu Wang, Cooduvalli S. Shashikant, Matthew Jensen, Naomi S. Altman, Santhosh Girirajan, 2017, Scientific reports

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

Gary Clawson, Gail Matters, Ping Xin, Christopher McGovern, Eric Wafula, Claude Walker Depamphilis, Morgan Meckley, Joyce Wong, Luke Stewart, Christopher D’Jamoos, Naomi S. Altman, Yuka Imamura, 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 Walker Depamphilis, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E7010-E7019

Chemical communication is not sufficient to explain reproductive inhibition in the bumblebee bombus impatiens

Mario Padilla, Etya Amsalem, Naomi Altman, Abraham Hefetz, Christina M. Grozinger, 2016, Royal Society Open Science

Points of Significance

Jake Lever, Martin Krzywinski, Naomi S. 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 Walker 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

Intraspecific diversity among partners drives functional variation in coral symbioses

John Everett Parkinson, Anastazia T. Banaszak, Naomi S. Altman, Todd C. Lajeunesse, Iliana Brigitta Baums, 2015, Scientific reports

High-Impact Papers

The Amborella genome and the evolution of flowering plants

Claude Walker 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, Hong Ma, Paula Ralph, Jason Talag, Lynn Tomsho, Brandon Walts, Stefan Wanke, Rod A. Wing, Tien Hao Chang, Tianying Lan, Douglas E. Soltis, Siwaret Arikit, Michael 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 S. Altman, 2014, Nature Methods on p. 119-120

Comparison of next generation sequencing technologies for transcriptome characterization

P. Kerr Wall, Jim Leebens-Mack, André S. Chanderbali, Abdelali Barakat, Erik Wolcott, Haiying Liang, Lena Landherr Sheaffer, Lynn P. Tomsho, Yi Hu, John Edward Carlson, Hong Ma, Stephan C. Schuster, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, Naomi S. Altman, Claude Walker Depamphilis, 2009, BMC genomics

Transcriptome of embryonic and neonatal mouse cortex by high-throughput RNA sequencing

Xinwei Han, Xia Wu, Wen Yu Chung, Tao Li, Anton Nekrutenko, Naomi S. Altman, Gong Chen, Hong Ma, 2009, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 12741-12746

Points of significance

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

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, 2009, Tree Genetics and Genomes on p. 57-72

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

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

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

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

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 Sheaffer, Naomi S. Altman, Michael P. Timko, John I. Yoder, James H. Westwood, Claude Walker 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 Walker Depamphilis, 2016, PLoS One