Irene Kaplow

  • Program Years: 2010-2014
  • Academic Institution: Stanford University
  • Field of Study: Computational Biology
  • Academic Advisor: Hunter Fraser
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2011)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Computer Science, Stanford University, 2017
    M.S. Computer Science, Stanford University, 2014
    B.S. Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010

Current Status

  • Status: Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Research Area: Computational Biology
  • Publications

    Tehranchi A, Hie B, Dacre M, Kaplow I, Pettie K, Combs P, Fraser HB. Fine-mapping cis-regulatory variants in diverse human populations. eLife, 8: e39595, 2019.

    Kaplow IM, MacIsaac JL, Mah SM, McEwen LM, Kobor MS, Fraser HB. A pooling-based approach to mapping genetic variants associated with DNA methylation. Genome Research, 25(6): 907-917, 2015.

    Dadiani M, van Dijk D, Segal B, Field Y, Ben-Artzi G, Raveh-Sadka T, Levo M, Kaplow I, Weinberger A, Segal E. Two DNA-encoded strategies for increasing expression with opposing effects on promoter dynamics and transcriptional noise. Genome Research, 23(6): 966-976, 2013.

    Kaplow IM, Singh R, Friedman A, Bakal C, Perrimon N, Berger B. RNAiCut: Automated detection of significant genes from functional genomic screens. Nature Methods, 6(7): 476-477, 2009.

    Schaub MA, Kaplow IM, Sirota M, Do CB, Butte AJ, Batzoglou S. A classifier-based approach to identify genetic similarities between diseases. Bioinformatics, 25(12): i21-29, 2009.


    Carnegie Mellon Computational Biology Department Lane Postdoctoral Fellowship, awarded June 2017
    Stanford Computational, Evolutionary, and Human Genomics Predoctoral Fellowship, awarded April 2015
    National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, awarded April 2010 (deferred)
    Stanford Graduate Fellowship, awarded April 2010 (deferred)
    Anna Pogosyants Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Award, awarded May 2008
    Phi Beta Kappa honors society, initiated May 2010
    Order of Omega honors society, initiated May 2009