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Nicola Pirastu

University of Edinburgh • Edinburgh • United Kingdom

Skills and expertise

Fields of interest
  • Synthetic biology
  • WGS analysis
  • Gene expression array analysis
  • English
  • Italian
Programming languages
  • R

Fields of interest

Synthetic biology
Aims to assemble multiple DNA fragments in a single reaction using a…
Enables synthetic gene designers to evaluate their own constructs and put codon…
Deduces the "lab-of-origin" of DNA sequence datasets. predict-lab-origin is an…
WGS analysis
Provides a method for inferring transmission events. BadTrIP models evolution…
Predicts de novo profile generation based on sequence context. SPBuild…
Conducts RNA-seq read alignment and read counting from raw sequence reads to…
Gene expression array analysis
Handles enrichment heatmaps. EnrichedHeatmap is an R package able to gather…
Consists of a genomic context explorer. GeneSpy is a program that aims to…
Carries out gene expression correlation analysis. GECO is a web server that…