Leena Salmela

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Description of research and teaching

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Computer Science. My research interests include string algorithms and bioinformatics. Currently I work especially with problems related to genome assembly.

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Highlighted publications

  1. Accurate self-correction of errors in long reads using de Bruijn graphs

    Salmela, L., Walve, R., Rivals, E. & Ukkonen, E., 15 Mar 2017, In : Bioinformatics. 33, 6, p. 799-806 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Disentangled long-read de Bruijn graphs via optical maps

    Alipahani, B., Salmela, L., Puglisi, S. J., Muggli, M. & Boucher, C., 2017, 17th International Workshop on Algorithms in Bioinformatics, WABI 2017. Schwartz, R. & Reinert, K. (eds.). Dagstuhl: Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, p. 1:1-1:14 14 p. (Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics; vol. 88).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  3. Variant genotyping with gap filling

    Walve, R., Salmela, L. & Mäkinen, V., 8 Sep 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 9, 12 p., e0184608.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  4. Colib'read on galaxy: a tools suite dedicated to biological information extraction from raw NGS reads

    Le Bras, Y., Collin, O., Monjeaud, C., Lacroix, V., Rivals, E., Lemaitre, C., Miele, V., Sacomoto, G., Marchet, C., Cazaux, B., El Aabidine, A. Z., Salmela, L., Alves-Carvalho, S., Andrieux, A., Uricaru, R. & Peterlongo, P., 11 Feb 2016, In : GigaScience. 5, 14 p., 9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  5. Gap Filling as Exact Path Length Problem

    Salmela, L., Sahlin, K., Mäkinen, V. & Tomescu, A. I., 9 May 2016, In : Journal of Computational Biology. 23, 5, p. 347-361 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  6. LoRDEC: accurate and efficient long read error correction

    Salmela, L. & Rivals, E., 2014, In : Bioinformatics. 30, 24, p. 3506-3514 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  7. The Glanville fritillary genome retains an ancient karyotype and reveals selective chromosomal fusions in Lepidoptera

    Ahola, V., Lehtonen, R., Somervuo, P., Salmela, L., Koskinen, P., Rastas, P., Valimaki, N., Paulin, L., Kvist, J., Wahlberg, N., Tanskanen, J., Hornett, E. A., Ferguson, L. C., Luo, S., Cao, Z., de Jong, M. A., Duplouy, A., Smolander, O-P., Vogel, H., McCoy, R. C. & 27 othersQian, K., Wong, S. C., Zhang, Q., Ahmad, F., Haukka, J. K., Joshi, A., Salojarvi, J., Wheat, C. W., Grosse-Wilde, E., Hughes, D., Katainen, R., Pitkanen, E., Ylinen, J., Waterhouse, R. M., Turunen, M., Vaharautio, A., Ojanen, S. P., Schulman, A. H., Taipale, M., Lawson, D., Ukkonen, E., Makinen, V., Goldsmith, M. R., Holm, L., Auvinen, P., Frilander, M. J. & Hanski, I., Sep 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 9 p., 4737.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Highlighted activities

  1. ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (Event)

    Leena Salmela (Programme Committee Member)
    20 Aug 201723 Aug 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  2. University of Florida

    Leena Salmela (Visiting researcher)
    24 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  3. International Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms

    Leena Salmela (Chair of organizing committee)
    17 Aug 201619 Aug 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  4. International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (Event)

    Leena Salmela (Programme Committee Member)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  5. Colorado State University

    Leena Salmela (Visiting researcher)
    23 Apr 20165 May 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

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Highlighted prizes

  1. Award for best paper submitted to HiTSeq 2010

    Leena Salmela (Recipient), 10 Jul 2010

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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