Bioinformatics Network of Delaware (BiND)

The goal of the Bioinformatics Network of Delaware (BiND) is to integrate bioinformatics and biostatistics resources across Delaware INBRE partner institutions to increase access to critical expertise and cyberinfrastructure, strengthening the statewide environment for performing informatically-enabled life science research and training.
The activities of BiND are guided by a steering committee composed of representatives from each Delaware INBRE partner institution.  Working Groups established in three areas of emphasis: Cyberinfrastructure, Education and Training, and Research provide forums for inter-institutional discussion and growth.

 

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Shawn Polson – Director BiND
Director, Bioinformatics Core
Manager, NECC Shared Data Center at UD
Research Asst. Professor, Depts. Computer & Info. Sci. and Biological Sci., UD
polson@dbi.udel.edu  |  302-831-3235

 

Steering Committee

Member Title Organization
Claudine Jurkovitz Senior Physician Scientist, Value Institute at Christiana Care Health System Christiana Care Health System
Virginia Balke Director, DTCC EPSCoR Project Delaware Technical Community College
John McDowell Institutional PI, Delaware INBRE, Instructor, Biology and Chemistry Department Delaware Technical Community College
Tomasz Smolinski Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences Delaware State University
Sokratis Makrogiannis Asst. Prof, Physics and Engineering Delaware State University
Tim Bunnell Director, Nemours Bioinformatics Core Facility Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Andy Kolb Director Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Shawn Polson Director, BiND; Director, UD Bioinformatics Core University of Delaware
Cathy Wu Delaware INBRE Program Coordinator, Director Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (CBCB) University of Delaware
Malcolm D’Souza Professor of Chemistry – Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Sponsored Research Wesley College
Derald Wentzien Professor, Mathematics Wesley College

Cyberinfrastructure Working Group

Chairs: Tim Bunnell, Nemours and Shawn Polson, UD

Member Title Organization
A.J. Hobbs System Administrator Delaware State University
Tomasz Smolinski Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences Delaware State University
Bob Messner Chief Technology Officer Delaware Technical Community College
Tim Bunnell Director, Nemours Bioinformatics Core Facility Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Michael Sheppard Network Analyst Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
David West Medical Director Health Informatics Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Karol Miaskiewicz Manager Institute Computing, DBI University of Delaware
Shawn Polson Director, BiND; Director, CBCB Bioinformatics Core University of Delaware
Dick Sacher Consultant, BADER Consortium University of Delaware
Bo Vieweg Chief Information Officer Wesley College
Derald Wentzien Professor, Mathematics Wesley College

Education & Training Working Group

Chair: Tomasz Smolinski, DSU and Katie Lakofsky, UD

Member Title Organization
Claudine Jurkovitz Senior Physician Scientist, Value Institute at Christiana Care Health System Christiana Care Health System
Virginia Balke Institutional PI, Delaware INBRE – Director, DTCC EPSCoR Project Delaware Technical Community College
John McDowell Instructor, Biology and Chemistry Department Delaware Technical and Community College
Tomasz Smolinski Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences Delaware State University
E. Anders Kolb Director Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
John Jungck Director Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratory University of Delaware
Katie Lakofsky Assistant Director, Graduate Education and Outreach, CBCB University of Delaware
Shawn W. Polson Director, BiND; Director, CBCB Bioinformatics Core University of Delaware
Cathy Wu Delaware INBRE Program Coordinator; Director Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (CBCB) University of Delaware
Malcolm D’Souza Professor of Chemistry – Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Sponsored Research Wesley College
Frank Fiedler Associate Professor of Mathematics Wesley College
Kent Hurst Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of Environmental Sciences Wesley College
Derald Wentzien Professor, Mathematics Wesley College

Research Working Group

Chairs: E. Anders Kolb, Nemours and Shawn Polson, UD

Member Title Organization
Claudine Jurkovitz Senior Physician Scientist, Value Institute at Christiana Care Health System Christiana Care Health System
Sokratis Makrogiannis Asst. Prof, Physics and Engineering Delaware State University
Tim Bunnell Director, Nemours Bioinformatics Core Facility Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
E. Anders Kolb Director Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Shawn Polson Director, BiND; Director, CBCB Bioinformatics Core University of Delaware
Cathy Wu Delaware INBRE Program Coordinator, Director Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (CBCB) University of Delaware