Etay Ziv

  • Program Years: 2004-2008
  • Academic Institution: Columbia University
  • Field of Study: Computational Biology
  • Academic Advisor: Chris Wiggins
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2006)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Computational Biology, Columbia University, 2008
    B.S. Neurobiology and English, Yale University, 1997

Current Status

  • Status: Medical Student (Resident), Mt Sinai Hospital
  • Research Area: Computational Biology



E Ziv, M Middendorf, C Wiggins. "Short-time, well-mixed approximation of the network information bottleneck is equivalent to normalized min-cut," in preparation.

E Ziv I Nemenman and CH Wiggins. "Biological Networks: Does Function Follow Form?," in preparation.

E Ziv I Nemenman and CH Wiggins. "Optimal signal processing in small, stochastic biochemical networks." Submitted to PLoS Comp Bio, 2006. qbio/0612041.

E Ziv, M Middendorf, C Wiggins. "Information-Theoretic Approach to Network Modularity," Physical Review E, 71, 2005

E Ziv, R Koytcheff, M Middendorf, C Wiggins. "Systematic discovery of statistically significant network measures," Physical Review E, 71, 2005.

M Middendorf, E Ziv, C Wiggins. "Inferring Network Mechanisms: The Drosophila Melanogaster Protein Interaction Network," PNAS (102), 2005.

M Middendorf, E Ziv, C Adams, J Hom, R Koytcheff, C Levovitz, G Woods, L Chen, C Wiggins. "Discriminative topological features reveal biological network mechanisms," BMC Bioinformatics, 5:181, 2004.

Dotan I., Ziv E., Dafni N., Beckman J. S., McCann R. O., Glover C. V. and Canaani, D. Functional conservation between the human, nematode, and yeast CK2 cell cycle genes Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 288: 603-609, 2001.


Academy of Achievement Student Delegate 2005
Computational Science Graduate Fellowship 2004-2005
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2000-2003
Fulbright Fellowship, 1997-1998
Phi Beta Kappa, 1996-1997
Magna Cum Laude, 1997
Graduate with Distinction in both majors, 1997
IBM Watson Scholarship, 1993-1997
Mellon Undergraduate Research Award, 1997