Armando D. Solis


Office:
» Pearl 313 (P-313)


Phone:
» 718.260.5894


E-mail:
» asolis@citytech.cuny.edu



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Armando D. Solis

Education:

  • PhD, Biomedical Sciences
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University
    Dissertation: "Structural Information from Local Sequence of Proteins and DNA"
  • MPhil, Biomedical Sciences
    Graduate Center
    The City University of New York
  • MS, Chemical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Yale University
  • BS, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
    The College of Engineering and The College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
    Cornell University

Courses Taught at City Tech:

  • Bio 1101 - Biology I
  • Bio 3350 - Elements of Bioinformatics

Research Interests:

  • Protein Structure Bioinformatics
  • Information-Theoretic Approaches to Protein Structure Prediction
  • Information Theory in Molecular Biology

Previous Appointments:

  • Research Assistant Professor
    Department of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Department of Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University

Publications:

  • Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2010. "Fold Homology Detection Using Sequence Fragment Composition Profiles of Proteins." Submitted: Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics
  • Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2010. "Information-Theoretic Analysis of Reference States Used in Contact Potentials for Protein Structure Prediction." In press: Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2008. "Information and Discrimination in Pairwise Contact Potentials." Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 71:1071-1087
  • Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2007. "Property-Based Sequence Representations Do Not Adequately Encode Local Protein Folding Information." Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 67:785-788
  • Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2006. "Improvement of Statistical Potentials and Threading Score Functions Using Information Maximization." Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 62: 892-908.
  • Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2004. "On the use of secondary structure in protein structure prediction: a bioinformatics analysis." Polymer, 45, 525-546. Invited contribution, special issue of Polymer on Protein Conformational Computations, Andrzej Kloczkowski & Robert L. Jernigan, eds.
  • Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2002. "Optimally Informatic Backbone Structural Propensities in Proteins." Proteins: Structure, Function, and Genetics, 48: 463-486.
  • Solis, A.D. & Rackovsky, S. 2000. "Optimized Representations and Maximal Information in Proteins." Proteins: Structure, Function, and Genetics, 38:149-164.
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