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Aaron Pfennig as one of three Outstanding Bioinformatics Master’s Students in 2020 was awarded with J. Leland Jackson Fellowship

Mark Borodovsky was elected a Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology in February 2020

Tomas Bruna, Alexandre Lomsadze, Mark Borodovsky
"GeneMark-EP+: eukaryotic gene prediction with self-training in the space of genes and proteins"
NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2020,

Aaron Pfennig joined the group as a graduate student, with support of a Fulbright Fellowship in Fall 2019

Mark Borodovsky was elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Karl Gemayel, PhD student, won a travel award $2,000.00 for the best poster at the CoC poster presentation

Alexandre Lomsadze, Karl Gemayel, Shiyuyun Tang and Mark Borodovsky
"Modeling leaderless transcription and atypical genes results in more accurate gene prediction in prokaryotes"
Genome Research. 2018 Jul;28(7):1079-1089
30+ citations by July 2020

Tomas Bruna joined the group as a graduate student, with support of a European Research Foundation in Fall 2017

Tatiana Tatusova, Michael DiCuccio, Azat Badretdin, Vyacheslav Chetvernin, Eric P. Nawrocki, Leonid Zaslavsky, Alexandre Lomsadze, Kim D. Pruitt, Mark Borodovsky and James Ostell
"NCBI prokaryotic genome annotation pipeline"
Nucleic Acids Research, 2016, June 24, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkw569
1590+ citations by July 2020

Katharina J. Hoff, Simone Lange, Alexandre Lomsadze, Mark Borodovsky and Mario Stanke
"BRAKER1: Unsupervised RNA-Seq-Based Genome Annotation with GeneMark-ET and AUGUSTUS"
Bioinformatics, 2016 Mar 1;32(5):767-9. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btv661. Epub 2015 Nov 11
390+ citations by July 2020

Mark Borodovsky was selected as a recipient of the 2015 Sigma Xi Sustained Research Award.

Gena Tang, PhD student, won Best Poster Award at the 2014 ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics, held September 20-23, 2014 in Newport Beach, CA.

Mark Borodovsky has taken a position of a Senior Adviser in Bioinformatics in the Division of High Consequence Pathogens at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta - on Sabbatical from Georgia Tech started August 15, 2014

Ivan Antonov, former PhD student, won an Grant Award from the Dynasty Foundation as one of the 9 best young researchers of Russia in the area of Life Sciences

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