Dr Juan Nunez-Iglesias

Dr Juan Nunez-Iglesias

Research Scientist


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  • 2001 BBiomedSci UniMelb
  • 2002 BSc (Hons) UniMelb
  • 2009 MS Statistics, Univ of Southern California
  • 2009 PhD Comp Biol & Bioinf, Univ of Southern California


van der Walt S, Schönberger J, Nunez-Iglesias J, Boulogne F, Warner J, Yager N, Gouillart E, Yu TS, and the scikit-image contributors. scikit-image: Image processing in Python. PeerJ PrePrints 2014. 2:e336v2 http://dx.doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.336v2

Nunez-Iglesias J, Kennedy R, Plaza SM, Chakraborty A, Katz WT. Graph-based active learning of agglomeration (GALA): a Python library to segment 2D and 3D neuroimages. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 2014. 8:34 doi: 10.3389/fninf.2014.00034

Nunez-Iglesias J, Kennedy R, Parag T, Shi J, Chklovskii DB (2013) Machine Learning of Hierarchical Clustering to Segment 2D and 3D Images. PLoS ONE 8(8): e71715. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071715 arXiv:1303.6163

Electron Microscopy Reconstruction of Brain Structure Using Sparse Representations over Learned Dictionaries.
Tao Hu, Juan Nunez-Iglesias, Shiv Vitaladevuni, Lou Scheffer, Shan Xu, Mehdi Bolorizadeh, Harald Hess, Richard Fetter and Dmitri B. Chklovskii (2013). IEEE transactions on medical imaging, doi: 10.1109/TMI.2013.2276018.

Nunez-Iglesias J*, Grover D*. Betamax: towards optimal sampling strategies for high-throughput screens. J Comput Biol. 2012 19(6): 776-784.

Glasner D, Hu T, Nunez-Iglesias J, Scheffer L, Xu S, Hess HF, Fetter R, Chklovskii DB, Basri R. High Resolution Segmentation of Neuronal Tissues from Low Depth-Resolution EM Imagery. EMMCVPR 2011. LNCS 6819/2011, 261-272.

Mehan MR, Nunez-Iglesias J, Dai C, Waterman MS, Zhou XJ. An integrative modular approach to systematically predict gene-phenotype associations. BMC Bioinformatics. 2010 Jan 18;11 Suppl 1:S62. PubMed PMID: 20122238; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3009536.

Nunez-Iglesias J, Liu CC, Morgan TE, Finch CE, Zhou XJ. Joint genome-wide profiling of miRNA and mRNA expression in Alzheimer’s disease cortex reveals altered miRNA regulation. PLoS One. 2010 Feb 1;5(2):e8898. PubMed PMID: 20126538; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2813862.

Nunez-Iglesias J. A correction to the functional enrichment test used in computational biology. Master’s Thesis, Department of Mathematics University of Southern California, 2009.

Nunez-Iglesias J*, Wang W*, Luan Y, Sun F. Usefulness and limitations of dK random graph models to predict interactions and functional homogeneity in biological networks under a pseudo-likelihood parameter estimation approach. BMC Bioinformatics. 2009 Sep 3;10:277. PubMed PMID: 19728875; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2755484.

Mehan MR, Nunez-Iglesias J, Kalakrishnan M, Waterman MS, Zhou XJ. An integrative network approach to map the transcriptome to the phenome. J Comput Biol. 2009 Aug;16(8):1023-34. PubMed PMID: 19630539; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3154457.

Xu M, Kao MC, Nunez-Iglesias J, Nevins JR, West M, Zhou XJ. An integrative approach to characterize disease-specific pathways and their coordination: a case study in cancer. BMC Genomics. 2008;9 Suppl 1:S12. PubMed PMID: 18366601; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2386054.

Pan F, Chiu CH, Pulapura S, Mehan MR, Nunez-Iglesias J, Zhang K, Kamath K, Waterman MS, Finch CE, Zhou XJ. Gene Aging Nexus: a web database and data mining platform for microarray data on aging. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan;35(Database issue):D756-9. Epub 2006 Nov 7. PubMed PMID: 17090592; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1669755.

Pan F, Kamath K, Zhang K, Pulapura S, Achar A, Nunez-Iglesias J, Huang Y, Yan X, Han J, Hu H, Xu M, Hu J, Zhou XJ. Integrative Array Analyzer: a software package for analysis of cross-platform and cross-species microarray data.
Bioinformatics. 2006 Jul 1;22(13):1665-7. Epub 2006 May 3. PubMed PMID: 16672260.

Noble B, Abada P, Nunez-Iglesias J, Cannon PM. Recruitment of the adaptor protein 2 complex by the human immunodeficiency virus type 2 envelope protein is necessary for high levels of virus release. J Virol. 2006 Mar;80(6):2924-32. PubMed PMID: 16501101; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1395462.

Zhou XJ, Kao MC, Huang H, Wong A, Nunez-Iglesias J, Primig M, Aparicio OM, Finch CE, Morgan TE, Wong WH. Functional annotation and network reconstruction through cross-platform integration of microarray data. Nat Biotechnol. 2005 Feb;23(2):238-43. Epub 2005 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 15654329.