Prof. Eran Segal

Department of Computer Science And Applied Math
CS & Math Building 2, Room 111
Weizmann Institute of Science

Tel: +972-8-934-4282

My research in Computational and Systems Biology focuses on Nutrition, Genetics, Microbiome, and Gene Regulation and their effect on health and disease. We aim to develop personalized nutrition and personalized medicine. Selected publications:

Systematic discovery of cap-independent translation sequences in human and viral genomes
Science, 2016

Personalized nutrition by prediction of glycemic responses
Cell, 2015. TedEx. The New York Times.

Growth dynamics of gut microbiota in health and disease inferred from single metagenomic samples
Science, 2015

Artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering the gut microbiota
Nature, 2014. The New York Times

In pursuit of design principles of regulatory sequences
Nature Reviews Genetics, 2014

Inferring gene regulatory logic from high-throughput measurements of thousands of systematically designed promoters
Nature Biotechnology, 2012

Genome-wide measurement of RNA secondary structure in yeast
Nature, 2010

From DNA sequence to transcriptional behaviour: a quantitative approach
Nature Reviews Genetics, 2009

The DNA-Encoded Nucleosome Organization of a Eukaryotic Genome
Nature, 2009

Predicting expression patterns from regulatory sequence in Drosophila segmentation
Nature, 2008

The role of site accessibility in microRNA target recognition
Nature Genetics, 2007

A Genomic Code for Nucleosome Positioning
Nature, 2006. The New York Times.