Dr. Spencer Bliven

Dr. Spencer Bliven

Dr. Spencer Bliven
ZHAW Life Sciences und Facility Management

+41 (0) 58 934 50 21
spencer.bliven@zhaw.ch

Persönliches Profil

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte, Spezialkenntnisse

Internal symmetry in protein structures (CE-Symm)
Structural biology and crystallography (VEGFR-1 receptor; PDB:5T89)
Protein-protein interface prediction (EPPIC)
Open-source bioinformatics (BioJava, Open Bioinformatics Foundation)
Open-access science (PLOS Topic Pages)

Aus- und Fortbildung

PhD in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (2015), University of California San Diego, CA mit Prof. Dr. Philip Bourne
BS in Computer Science, BS in Biochemistry (2009), University of Washington, WA

Beruflicher Werdegang

2015-2017 Postdoc, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD
2015-2017 Gastwissenschaftler, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen CH

Mitglied in Netzwerken

Publikationen vor Tätigkeit an der ZHAW

ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-1200-1698
scholar.google.ch/citations

Sandra Markovic-Mueller, Edward Stuttfeld, Mayanka Asthana, Tobias Weinert, Spencer Bliven, Kenneth N. Goldie, Kaisa Kisko, Guido Capitani, and Kurt Ballmer-Hofer. (2017). Structure of the Full-length VEGFR-1 Extracellular Domain in Complex with VEGF-A. Structure. 25 (2), 341-352 doi:10.1016/j.str.2016.12.012
Elizabeth Brunk, Nathan Mih, Jonathan Monk, Zhen Zhang, Edward J. O’Brien, Spencer E. Bliven, Ke Chen, Roger L. Chang, Philip E. Bourne and Bernhard O. Palsson. (2016). Systems biology of the structural proteome. BMC Systems Biology, 10(26). doi:10.1186/s12918-016-0271-6
Spencer E. Bliven, Philip E. Bourne, and Andreas Prlić. (2015) Detection of circular permutations within protein structures using CE-CP. Bioinformatics. 31 (8): 1316-1318. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btu823 [PUBMED:25505094]
Kumaran Baskaran, Jose M Duarte, Nikhil Biyani, Spencer Bliven and Guido Capitani. (2014) A PDB-wide, evolution-based assessment of protein–protein interfaces. BMC Structural Biology. 14:22 doi:10.1186/s12900-014-0022-0
Douglas Myers-Turnbull, Spencer E. Bliven, Peter W. Rose, Zaid K. Aziz, Philippe Youkharibache, Philip E. Bourne, Andreas Prlić, Systematic Detection of Internal Symmetry in Proteins Using CE-Symm, Journal of Molecular Biology, (2014) 426:11 pp. 2255–2268. doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2014.03.010
Andreas Prlić, Spencer Bliven, Peter Rose, Julius Jacobsen, Peter V. Troshin, Mark Chapman, Jianjiong Gao, Chuan Hock Koh, Sylvain Foisy, Richard Holland, Gediminas Rimša, Michael L. Heuer, H. Brandstätter–Müller, Philip E. Bourne, and Scooter Willis. (2012) BioJava: an open-source framework for bioinformatics in 2012. Bioinformatics. 28(20), 2693-2695. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bts494
Spencer Bliven and Andreas Prlić. (2012) Circular Permutation in Proteins.PLoS Comput Biol 8(3): e1002445. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002445
Andreas Prlić, Spencer Bliven, Peter W Rose, Wolfgang F. Bluhm, Chris Bizon, Adam Godzik, Philip E. Bourne. (2010) “Precalculated Protein Structure Alignments at the RCSB PDB website.” Bioinformatics 26(23), 2983-2985 [PMID 20937596]