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Abugessaisa Imad

Abugessaisa Imad
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Senior research scientist
Homepage URL  (1): http://www.ims.riken.jp/labo/64/people.html
Research field  (1): Genomics
Research keywords  (4): Single-cell RNA-seq ,  Genomics ,  mycetoma ,  Human aging
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (2):
  • 2020 - 2023 Mapping the Madurella mycetomatis pathogen and host responses during and after antifungal treatment to identify prognostic therapeutic markers for mycetoma
  • 2020 - 2022 MycEXomics:Development of field-friendly POC diagnostic test for the four most common causative agents of mycetoma
Papers (49):
  • Imad Abugessaisa, Akira Hasegawa, Shuhei Noguchi, Melissa Cardon, Kazuhide Watanabe, Masataka Takahashi, Harukazu Suzuki, Shintaro Katayama, Juha Kere, Takeya Kasukawa. SkewC: Identifying cells with skewed gene body coverage in single-cell RNA sequencing data. iScience. 2022. 25. 2. 103777-103777
  • Ivo Ngundu Woogeng, Bogumil Kaczkowski, Imad Abugessaisa, Haiming Hu, Akihiro Tachibana, Yoshiki Sahara, Chung-Chau Hon, Akira Hasegawa, Noriko Sakai, Mitsuhiro Nishida, et al. Inducing human retinal pigment epithelium-like cells from somatic tissue. Stem cell reports. 2022. 17. 2. 289-306
  • Mathys Grapotte, Manu Saraswat, Chloé Bessière, Christophe Menichelli, Jordan A. Ramilowski, Jessica Severin, Yoshihide Hayashizaki, Masayoshi Itoh, Michihira Tagami, Mitsuyoshi Murata, et al. Discovery of widespread transcription initiation at microsatellites predictable by sequence-based deep neural network. Nature Communications. 2021. 12. 1
  • Luca Ducoli, Saumya Agrawal, Chung-Chau Hon, Jordan A Ramilowski, Eliane Sibler, Michihira Tagami, Masayoshi Itoh, Naoto Kondo, Imad Abugessaisa, Akira Hasegawa, et al. The choice of negative control antisense oligonucleotides dramatically impacts downstream analysis depending on the cellular background. BMC genomic data. 2021. 22. 1. 33-33
  • David Gomez-Cabrero, Stefan Walter, Imad Abugessaisa, Rebeca Miñambres-Herraiz, Lucia Bernad Palomares, Lee Butcher, Jorge D. Erusalimsky, Francisco Jose Garcia-Garcia, José Carnicero, Timothy C. Hardman, et al. A robust machine learning framework to identify signatures for frailty: a nested case-control study in four aging European cohorts. GeroScience. 2021. 43. 3. 1317-1329
Books (5):
  • Single Cell Databases: An Emerging and Essential Tool
    2022 ISBN:9789811658129
  • Practical Guide to Life Science Databases
    SPringer Nature 2022 ISBN:9789811658129
  • The FANTOM5 Computation Ecosystem: Genomic Information Hub for Promoters and Active Enhancers
    Springer 2017
  • Genome annotation
    Springer 2016
  • Molecular foundation of computational bioscience
    Oxford University Press 2014
Education (11):
  • 2015 - 2015 Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, USA Systems Biology of Disease
  • 2015 - 2015 Stanford University Protégé
  • 2010 - 2012 Karolinska Institutet Postdoc
  • 2012 - 2012 Principe Felipe Research Center, Spain High performance computing for next generation sequencing
  • 2011 - 2012 Leadership management Institute Effective leadership program
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Professional career (2):
  • Ph.D. (Linköping University)
  • M.Sc. (Linköping University)
Work history (8):
  • 2020/05 - 現在 RIKEN IMS Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
  • 2014/03 - 2020/05 Karolinska Institutet Department of Medicine, Solna Associated
  • 2018/04 - 2020/04 RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Research scientist
  • 2014/03 - 2018/03 RIKEN RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies Research scientist
  • 2012/03 - 2014/02 Karolinska Institutet Department of Medicine, Solna Assistant prof(FOASS)
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