Raluca Mihaela Gordan

Gordan

Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Associate Professor of Computer Science
  • Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 101 Science Drive, 2179 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-9881
  • Email Address: raluca.gordan@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2009

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Sloan Research Fellowship-Molecular Biology. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 2014

Courses Taught

  • BIOLOGY 728A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • CBB 561: Computational Sequence Biology
  • CMB 778A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • COMPSCI 393: Research Independent Study
  • COMPSCI 394: Research Independent Study
  • COMPSCI 561: Computational Sequence Biology
  • MGM 778A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • UPGEN 778A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • UPGEN 778D: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module IV
  • UPGEN 778F: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module VI

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Zhang, Y; Ho, TD; Buchler, NE; Gordân, R, Competition for DNA binding between paralogous transcription factors determines their genomic occupancy and regulatory functions., Genome Res (2021) [10.1101/gr.275145.120] [abs].
  • Liu, M; Boot, A; Ng, AWT; Gordân, R; Rozen, SG, Mutational processes in cancer preferentially affect binding of particular transcription factors., Scientific Reports, vol 11 no. 1 (2021) [10.1038/s41598-021-82910-0] [abs].
  • Afek, A; Shi, H; Rangadurai, A; Sahay, H; Senitzki, A; Xhani, S; Fang, M; Salinas, R; Mielko, Z; Pufall, MA; Poon, GMK; Haran, TE; Schumacher, MA; Al-Hashimi, HM; Gordân, R, DNA mismatches reveal conformational penalties in protein-DNA recognition., Nature, vol 587 no. 7833 (2020), pp. 291-296 [10.1038/s41586-020-2843-2] [abs].
  • Ilic, S; Cohen, S; Afek, A; Gordan, R; Lukatsky, DB; Akabayov, B, DNA Sequence Recognition by DNA Primase Using High-Throughput Primase Profiling., Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove no. 152 (2019) [10.3791/59737] [abs].
  • Belo, Y; Mielko, Z; Nudelman, H; Afek, A; Ben-David, O; Shahar, A; Zarivach, R; Gordan, R; Arbely, E, Unexpected implications of STAT3 acetylation revealed by genetic encoding of acetyl-lysine., Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj, vol 1863 no. 9 (2019), pp. 1343-1350 [10.1016/j.bbagen.2019.05.019] [abs].