Ulisses M. Braga-Neto received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, in 2002. He held a post-doctoral fellowship in the section of clinical cancer genetics at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, from 2002 to 2004. In 2004, he joined the Virology and Experimental Therapy Laboratory at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), in Recife, Brazil. Since January 2007, he has been an assistant professor and member of the Genomic Signal Processing Laboratory at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. He received an NSF CAREER Award in 2008. His research interests include small- sample error estimation, statistical pattern recognition, and genomic signal processing, with applications in the study of cancer and infectious diseases.
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