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Lei Li Wins Best Paper Award at ACM Conference

Ph.D. student Lei Li won the “Best Student Paper” award at the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB 2018) for his research paper titled “An Integer Linear Programming Solution for the Domain-Gene-Species Reconciliation Problem”, coauthored with his advisor Dr. Mukul Bansal. This paper introduces the first exact algorithm, based on integer linear programming, for solving an important NP-hard problem in comparative genomics. Congratulations Lei and Mukul for your outstanding accomplishment!