Dr V Anne Smith

Senior Lecturer

Dyers Brae 12
tel. 01334 463368
fax. 01334 463366

My research is in computational biology, specifically, in the analysis of complex biological networks. I develop and use functional network inference algorithms to reveal the functional interactions among elements of a network. I study gene regulatory, neural information flow, and ecological networks.

For more information, please visit my research pages: Complex Biological Neworks.


2005-present: Academic Fellow, School of Biology, University of St Andrews
2001-2005: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center


2001 PhD, Biology, Indiana University
1995 BS, Biology, College of William and Mary



Vogogias, A, Kennedy, J, Archaumbault, D, Smith, VA & Currant, H 2016, MLCut: exploring Multi-Level Cuts in dendrograms for biological data. in C Turkay & TR Wan (eds), Computer Graphics and Visual Computing Conference (CGVC) 2016. Eurographics Association, Computer Graphics & Visual Computing (CGVC) 2016, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 15/09/16. DOI: 10.2312/cgvc.20161288
Koussounadis, A, Langdon, S, Um, IH, Kay, C, Francis, K, Harrison, DJ & Smith, VA 2016, 'Dynamic modulation of phosphoprotein expression in ovarian cancer xenograft models' BMC Cancer, vol 16, 205. DOI: 10.1186/s12885-016-2212-6
Aderhold, A, Smith, VA & Husmeier, D 2016, Biological network inference at multiple scales: from gene regulation to species interactions. in M Elloumi, CS Iliopoulos, JTL Wang & AY Zomaya (eds), Pattern Recognition in Computational Molecular Biology: Techniques and Approaches. Wiley Book Series on Bioinformatics: Computational Techniques and Engineering, Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 525-554.
Verleyen, W, Langdon, SP, Faratian, D, Harrison, DJ & Smith, VA 2015, 'Novel Monte Carlo approach quantifies data assemblage utility and reveals power of integrating molecular and clinical information for cancer prognosis' Scientific Reports, vol 5, 15563. DOI: 10.1038/srep15563
Koussounadis, A, Langdon, S, Um, IH, Harrison, DJ & Smith, VA 2015, 'Relationship between differentially expressed mRNA and mRNA-protein correlations in a xenograft model system' Scientific Reports, vol 5, 10775. DOI: 10.1038/srep10775
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