Dr. Max Alekseyev


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Dr. Max Alekseyev

George Washington University
Computational Biology Institute
45085 University Dr., Suite 305
Ashburn, VA 20147

Office: Innovation Hall (VSTC), Office 305B
E-mail: maxal@gwu.edu
Phone: (571) 553-0259

Education

2007
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of California, San Diego, CA.
Dissertation: "Duplications and Genome Rearrangements"
Advisor: Prof. Pavel A. Pevzner

1999
M.S. in Mathematics (summa cum laude), Department of Mechanics & Mathematics, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.
Thesis: "Ultraproducts in approximation problems of groups and group actions"
Advisor: Prof. Yevgeniy I. Gordon

1997
B.S. in Mathematics (summa cum laude), Department of Mechanics & Mathematics, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.
Thesis: "Felner's criterion of amenability for discrete groups"
Advisor: Prof. Yevgeniy I. Gordon


Professional Experience  

2014-present
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computational Biology Institute, George Washington University, Washington, DC.

2009-2013
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

2007-2008
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
Research in computational molecular biology.
Advisor: Prof. Pavel A. Pevzner

2001-2007
Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
Research in computational molecular biology.
Advisor: Prof. Pavel A. Pevzner

1999-2001
Lecturer and Researcher, Department of Computational Mathematics & Cybernetics, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.
Research in algebraic aspects of integer programming.

1997-1999
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanics & Mathematics, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.
Research in discrete mathematics and non-standard analysis.
Advisor: Prof. Yevgeniy I. Gordon


Publications

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Awards

2015, The John Riordan Prize.

2014, NSF 14-039: Dear Colleague Letter, PI, "Collaborative analysis of whole genome duplications in plant genomes".

2013, USC Advanced Support for Integration of Research Excellence: Innovation (ASPIRE-I), PI, "Varying-resolution synteny blocks construction for large-scale phylogenomics".

2013, NSF CAREER Award #1253614, PI, "CAREER: PRUGC---Phylogenetic Reconstructions with Unequal Gene Contents".

2012, USC Advanced Support for Integration of Research Excellence: Integration (ASPIRE-II), co-PI, "Evolution of transcription factor regulatory networks".

1994, Soros Foundation, International George Soros Science Education Program (ISSEP) for University Students, PI.