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Description of research and teaching

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Computer Science. My research interests include string algorithms and bioinformatics. Currently I work especially with problems related to genome assembly.

Fields of Science

  • 113 Computer and information sciences
  • String algorithms
  • Bioinformatics

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2003 2019

Accurate self-correction of errors in long reads using de Bruijn graphs

Salmela, L., Walve, R., Rivals, E. & Ukkonen, E., 15 Mar 2017, In : Bioinformatics. 33, 6, p. 799-806 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Disentangled long-read de Bruijn graphs via optical maps

Alipahani, B., Salmela, L., Puglisi, S. J., Muggli, M. & Boucher, C., 2017, 17th International Workshop on Algorithms in Bioinformatics, WABI 2017. Schwartz, R. & Reinert, K. (eds.). Dagstuhl: Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, p. 1:1-1:14 14 p. (Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics; vol. 88).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Variant genotyping with gap filling

Walve, R., Salmela, L. & Mäkinen, V., 8 Sep 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 9, 12 p., e0184608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Colib'read on galaxy: a tools suite dedicated to biological information extraction from raw NGS reads

Le Bras, Y., Collin, O., Monjeaud, C., Lacroix, V., Rivals, E., Lemaitre, C., Miele, V., Sacomoto, G., Marchet, C., Cazaux, B., El Aabidine, A. Z., Salmela, L., Alves-Carvalho, S., Andrieux, A., Uricaru, R. & Peterlongo, P., 11 Feb 2016, In : GigaScience. 5, 14 p., 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Gap Filling as Exact Path Length Problem

Salmela, L., Sahlin, K., Mäkinen, V. & Tomescu, A. I., 9 May 2016, In : Journal of Computational Biology. 23, 5, p. 347-361 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Prizes

Award for best paper submitted to HiTSeq 2010

Leena Salmela (Recipient), 10 Jul 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2009 2019

ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (Event)

Leena Salmela (Programme Committee Member)
20 Aug 201723 Aug 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

University of Florida

Leena Salmela (Visiting researcher)
24 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

International Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms

Leena Salmela (Chair of organizing committee)
17 Aug 201619 Aug 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (Event)

Leena Salmela (Programme Committee Member)
2016 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Colorado State University

Leena Salmela (Visiting researcher)
23 Apr 20165 May 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Press / Media

Glanville fritillary genome sequenced at the University of Helsinki

Pasi Rastas & Leena Salmela

05/09/2014

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Glanville Fritillary Genome Sequenced at the University of Helsinki

Pasi Rastas & Leena Salmela

05/09/2014

1 item of Media coverage

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