Our Expertise and Leadership

Our outstanding faculty, staff, trainees and alumni have come to Colorado from around the world. Before joining our program, they trained at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, and other top universities.

The Computational Bioscience core and affiliated faculty work in a wide range of areas, including genomics, metabolomics, microbiome research, systems genetics, cancer research, image analysis, clinical research informatics, and many other fields that span the spectrum of biomedical research from the molecular to the clinical. They have appointments in numerous departments on three CU campuses, including Medicine, Pharmacology, Biostatistics and Informatics, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, Computer Science, and Bioengineering; including faculty from National Jewish Health.

Research Areas

  • Biological Visualization Data
  • Biomedical Ontology
  • Cell Image Analysis
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Clinical Research Informatics
  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Health Care Process Modeling & Analysis
  • Gene Expression
  • Computational Pharmacology
  • Genomics
  • Metagenomics
  • Microbiome
  • Molecular Evolution
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Network Analysis
  • Neuroscience
  • Next Generation Sequence Analysis
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Statistical Methods in Genomics
  • Electronic Health Record Data Analysis
  • Biostatistics
  • Text Mining
  • Translational Bioinformatics
  • Visual Analytics
  • Physical simulations of biological macromolecules and their dynamics


Antonio Porras

Antonio Porras Msc, PhD

Assistant Professor
  • Biostatistics & Informatics, Department of
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