Göke Lab

Computational Genomics and Transcriptomics @ GIS

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How can different cell types arise from the same genome? What discriminates a normal cell from a cancer cell? Will genomics data help to understand, model, and predict human disease progression?

Welcome to the website of Jonathan Göke’s team at the Genome Institute of Singapore!

We’re a computational genomics group searching for answers to these questions. We develop algorithms and investigate genomics and transcriptomics data to study cellular identity and the origin of human diseases. Our group specifically works on third generation sequencing technology. We are located at the Genome Institute of Singapore. Read more about us, our research and publications, or available scholarships (PhD, internships) and positions.

Recent lab news

26/03/2020: The DREAM Challenge paper on multiple myeloma risk prediction is published (you can read it here). Congratulations again to Christine and Jiayi from our group for winning this challenge and contributing the best performing predictor!

05/02/2020: The Pan Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG) is published! Congratulations to everyone involved from our group, GIS and all international collaborators (see publications)

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31/01/2020: Congratulations for winning the Genome Institute of Singapore graduate student prize Deniz!Deniz_graduateStudentPrize

13/01/2020: Deniz has prepared detailed supplementary tables for his manuscript (Demircioglu et al. (2019)). You can find the additional information here

05/11/2019: Jonathan presents at the Frontiers in Cancer Science meeting in Singapore

05/09/2019: Our first paper is published on the cover of Cell! Congratulations to the first author Deniz Demircioglu and everyone else who has contributed! You can read the article here.Cell Cover 2019

01/07/2019: Postdoctoral positions are available for computational postdocs to work on long read direct RNA-Sequencing, you can contact Jonathan for more details.

28/2/2019: You can watch a webinar about the Singapore Nanopore-Expression project today

15/2/2019: Happy Chinese New Year! Some updates to the team site and new pictures from this year’s Lo Hei

Find more news in our News Archive.