Eliot C. Bush

Associate Professor of Biology

Olin, Room 2341
301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711

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Education & professional experience

  • A.B., Harvard University
  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago


Research Interests

Professor Bush’s research group uses computational approaches to study evolution. This includes some more traditional computational biology projects, developing algorithms to analyze sequence data. And some more theoretical projects that involve modeling both molecular processes and evolution. Additional information can be found at their lab web site.

Selected Publications

Bush EC, Clark AE*, DeBoever CM*, Haynes LE*, Hussain S*, Ma S*, McDermott MM*, Novak AM*, Wentworth JS*. (2012) Modeling the Role of Negative Cooperativity in Metabolic Regulation and Homeostasis. PLoS ONE7(11): e48920. (article)

Nevarez PA*, DeBoever CM*, Freeland B*J, Quitt MA* & Bush EC. Context dependent substitution biases vary within the human genome. BMC Bioinformatics11(462), 2010. (article)

Bush EC & Lahn BT. A genome-wide screen for noncoding elements important in primate evolution. BMC Evolutionary Biology8:17, 2008. (article)

Bush EC & Lahn BT. The evolution of word composition in metazoan promoter sequence. PLoS Computational Biology2(11):e150, 2006. (article)
* undergraduate author