We want to know how cells work, their identity, and what information they need to function.
E. coli growing in a high lactose concentration.

Principal Investigator

Christian Ray, Assistant Professor

Computational Biology Profile

Molecular Biosciences Profile



We have a new preprint: Cooley et al, A novel metric reveals previously unrecognized distortion in dimensionality reduction of scRNA-Seq data

SFI Press book containing our chapter is published.


Interface Focus theme issue on Computation by Natural Systems

Introduction by Chu, Prokopenko, and Ray


We had two new papers out this Summer:

Bandyopadhyay A, Wang H, Ray JCJ. Lineage space and the propensity of bacterial cells to undergo growth transitions.

McElfresh GW, Ray JCJ. Intergenerational Cellular Signal Transfer and Erasure.


#Istudyevolution for Darwin Day- our contribution.


Dry Lab

Center for Computational Biology
260 MRB
2030 Becker Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Tel: +1 (785) 864-1506

Wet Lab

Department of Molecular Biosciences
4006 Haworth Hall
1200 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045

Tel: +1 (785) 864-3206