Dr. Trey Ideker

​​​​​​Dr. Trey Ideker
Dr. Ideker is a Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego. He is the Director of the National Resource for Network Biology, the San Diego Center for Systems Biology,  and the Cancer Cell Map Initiative. He is a pioneer in using genome-scale measurements to construct network models of cellular processes and disease.

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About the Ideker Lab

The long-term objective of the Ideker Laboratory is to create artificially intelligent models of cancer and other diseases for translation of patient data to precision diagnosis and treatment. We seek to advance this goal by addressing fundamental questions in systems biology and bioinformatics, including: What are the genetic and molecular networks that promote cancer, and how can we best chart these? How do we use knowledge of these networks in intelligent systems for translation of genotype to phenotype?

The Ideker Lab is a member of the Cancer Cell Map Initiative (CCMI), the Psychiatric Cell Map Initiative (PCMI), the Host-Pathogen Map Initiative (HPMI)the San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB), the National Resource for Network Biology (NRNB), and the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM).

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Available Positions 


National Resource for Network Biology San Diego Center for Systems Biology 

Recent Publications & News

Carlin DE, et al. A Fast and Flexible Framework for Network-Assisted Genomic AssociationiScience. 2019 May 24. [PDF] [PubMed]

van de Haar J, et al. Identifying Epistasis in Cancer Genomes: A Delicate AffairCell. 2019 May 30. [PDF[PubMed]

Fong SH, et al. Strategies for Network GWAS Evaluated Using Classroom Crowd Science. Cell Syst. 2019 Apr 24. [PDF] [PubMed]

Lytle NK, et al. A Multiscale Map of the Stem Cell State in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Cell. 2019 Mar 29.  [PDF] [PubMed]

Yu MK, Ma J, et al. DDOT: A Swiss Army Knife for Investigating Data-Driven Biological Ontologies. Cell Syst. 2019 Mar 27. [PDF] [PubMed]

Wallace ZS, et al. On entropy and information in gene interaction networks. Bioinformatics. 2019 Mar 1. [PDF] [PubMed]

Ribosomal DNA Can Predict an Animal’s Age. Abby Olena, The Scientist Magazine. (Feb 14, 2019). PDF

Trey Ideker included in new listing of highly cited researchers in the top 1% for their field. 45 UC San Diego Faculty Named Most Influential in Their Fields. Michelle Franklin, UC San Diego News Center. (November 28, 2018) 

JMB Special Issue: Theory and Application of Network Biology Toward Precision Medicine. (14Sept 2018) Edited by Barry Demchak, Jason F. Kreisberg, Juan I. Fuxman Bass. Cover art by Kivilcim Ozturk, Michelle Dow and Hannah Carter.