Trey Ideker, Ph.D

University of California San Diego
Professor, Department of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Departments of Bioengineering and Computer Science

Director, National Resource for Network Biology
Director, Cancer Cell Map Initiative
Director, Psychiatric Cell Map Initiative 

Office: (858) 822-4558
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UC San Diego
Dr. Trey Ideker, Dept of Medicine
9500 Gilman Drive, MC-0688
La Jolla, CA 92093-0688

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Lab Manager: 
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(858) 822-4667 


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

About Dr. Trey Ideker

Trey Ideker, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Bioengineering and Computer Science at UC San Diego, and Director or co-Director of three NIH-supported research centers: the NIGMS National Resource for Network Biology, the NCI Cancer Cell Map Initiative, and the NIMH Psychiatric Cell Map Initiative. Dr. Ideker received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in Molecular Biology under the supervision of Dr. Leroy Hood. Dr. Ideker is a pioneer in using genome-scale measurements to construct network models of cellular processes and disease and has founded software tools including the Cytoscape ecosystem for biological network analysis, which has been cited >13,000 times. Dr. Ideker serves on the Editorial Boards for Cell, Cell Reports, Molecular Systems Biology, and PLoS Computational Biology and is a Fellow of AAAS and AIMBE. He was named a Top 10 Innovator by Technology Review and was the recipient of the Overton Prize from the International Society for Computational Biology. His work has been featured in news outlets such as The Scientist, San Diego Union-Tribune, Forbes magazine, NPR, and The New York Times.

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