Moran Yassour
I'm a postdoctoral fellow in Computational Biology at the
The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard , jointly advised by Ramnik Xavier and Eric Lander.


Contact Information:

Moran Yassour
The Broad Institute
415 Main Street, 7022A
Cambridge, MA, 02142

E-mail: moran@broadinstitute.org
Phone: (617) 714-7358


Publications:

Google scholar profile

GenomeMedicine Moran Yassour, Mi Young Lim, Hyun Sun Yun, Timothy L. Tickle, Joohon Sung, Yun-Mi Song, Kayoung Lee, Eric A. Franzosa,
Xochitl C. Morgan, Dirk Gevers, Eric S. Lander, Ramnik J. Xavier, Bruce W. Birren, GwangPyo Ko and Curtis Huttenhower
Sub-clinical detection of gut microbial biomarkers of obesity and type 2 diabetes
Genome Medicine. 2016 Feb.
Cell Host & Microbe HMP Integrative
The Integrative Human Microbiome Project: dynamic analysis of microbiome-host omics profiles during periods of human health and disease
Cell Host & Microbe. 2014
Cell Host & Microbe Dirk Gevers, Subra Kugathasan, Lee A Denson, Yoshiki Vazquez-Baeza, Will Van Treuren, Boyu Ren, Emma Schwager, Dan Knights, Se Jin Song,
Moran Yassour, Xochitl C Morgan, Aleksandar D Kostic, Chengwei Luo, Antonio Gonzalez, Daniel McDonald, Yael Haberman, Thomas Walters,
Susan Baker, Joel Rosh, Michael Stephens, Melvin Heyman, James Markowitz, Robert Baldassano, Anne Griffiths, Francisco Sylvester, David Mack,
Sandra Kim, Wallace Crandall, Jeffrey Hyams, Curtis Huttenhower, Rob Knight, Ramnik J Xavier
The treatment-naive microbiome in new-onset Crohn's disease
Cell Host & Microbe. 2014
Nature Protocols Brian J Haas, Alexie Papanicolaou, Moran Yassour, Manfred Grabherr, Philip D Blood, Joshua Bowden, Matthew Brian Couger, David Eccles,
Bo Li, Matthias Lieber, Matthew D MacManes, Michael Ott, Joshua Orvis, Nathalie Pochet, Francesco Strozzi, Nathan Weeks, Rick Westerman,
Thomas William, Colin N Dewey, Robert Henschel, Richard D LeDuc, Nir Friedman, Aviv Regev
De novo transcript sequence reconstruction from RNA-seq using the Trinity platform for reference generation and analysis
Nature Protocols. 2013.
Science Gloria A. Brar, Moran Yassour, Nir Friedman, Aviv Regev, Nicholas T. Ingolia1, Jonathan S. Weissman
High-Resolution View of the Yeast Meiotic Program Revealed by Ribosome Profiling
Science. 2011 December.
NatureBioTech Manfred G Grabherr*, Brian J Haas*, Moran Yassour*, Joshua Z Levin, Dawn A Thompson, Ido Amit, Xian Adiconis, Lin Fan,
Raktima Raychowdhury, Qiandong Zeng, Zehua Chen, Evan Mauceli, Nir Hacohen, Andreas Gnirke, Nicholas Rhind,
Federica di Palma, Bruce W Birren, Chad Nusbaum, Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Nir Friedman and Aviv Regev
Full-length transcriptome assembly from RNA-Seq data without a reference genome

Nature Biotechnology. 2011 May. (Sourceforge page)
Science Nicholas Rhind, Zehua Chen, Moran Yassour*, Dawn A. Thompson*, Brian J. Haas*, Naomi Habib*, Ilan Wapinski*,Sushmita Roy*, ... ,
Nir Friedman, Jacob Z. Dalgaard, Peter Baumann, Hironori Niki, Aviv Regev, Chad Nusbaum
Comparative Functional Genomics of the Fission Yeasts

Science. 2011 April.
GenomeBiology Moran Yassour, Jenna Pfiffner, Joshua Z. Levin, Xian Adiconis, Andreas Gnirke, Chad Nusbaum,
Dawn Anne Thompson, Nir Friedman, and Aviv Regev
Strand-specific RNA sequencing reveals extensive regulated long antisense transcripts that are conserved across yeast species
Genome Biology. 2010 Aug. (Supplementary website)
NatureMethods Joshua Z. Levin*, Moran Yassour*, Xian Adiconis, Chad Nusbaum, Dawn Anne Thompson,
Nir Friedman, Andreas Gnirke, and Aviv Regev
Comprehensive comparative analysis of strand-specific RNA sequencing methods

Nature Methods. 2010 Aug. (Supplementary website)
GenomeBiology Tae Soo Kim, Chih Long Liu, Moran Yassour, John Holik, Nir Friedman, Stephen Buratowski and Oliver J Rando
RNA Polymerase mapping during stress responses reveals widespread nonproductive transcription in yeast
Genome Biology. 2010 July
GenomeResearch Assaf Weiner, Amanda Hughes, Moran Yassour, Oliver J. Rando, and Nir Friedman
High-resolution nucleosome mapping reveals transcription-dependent promoter packaging
Genome Research. 2009 Oct (Supplementary website)
PNAS Moran Yassour*, Tommy Kaplan*, Hunter B. Fraser, Joshua Z. Levin, Jenna Pfiffner, Xian Adiconis,
Gary Schroth, Shujun Luo, Irina Khrebtukova, Andreas Gnirke, Chad Nusbaum, Dawn-Anne Thompson,
Nir Friedman and Aviv Regev
Ab initio construction of a eukaryotic transcriptome by massively parallel mRNA sequencing
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Mar 3;106(9):3264-9 (Supplementary website)
ISMB 2008 Moran Yassour, Tommy Kaplan, Ariel Jaimovich and Nir Friedman
Nucleosome positioning from tiling microarray data
Bioinformatics 2008 24: i139-i146 (Proc Int Conf Intell Syst Mol Biol (ISMB), 2008)


Teaching Experience

The school of Computer Science & Engineering at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem:

PhD Dissertation

Characterizing Transcriptomes from High-Throughput Sequencing Data