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Chris J. Myers

Phone: 801-581-6490
Office: MEB 4112

Chris J. Myers

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering
PhD, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1995
MS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1993
BS, Electrical Engineering and Chinese History, Caltech, 1991

Current Research

My current research interests are modeling and analysis of genetic circuits, synthetic biology, probabilistic design methods, algorithms for the computer-aided analysis and design of real-time concurrent systems, analog error control decoders, formal verification, and asynchronous circuit design.

Selected Publications

Zhang M, McLaughlin JA, Wipat A, Myers CJ, SBOLDesigner 2: An Intuitive Tool for Structural Genetic Design. ACS Synth Biol 2017 Jul 21;6(7):1150-1160

Zundel Z, Samineni M, Zhang Z, Myers CJ, A Validator and Converter for the Synthetic Biology Open Language. ACS Synth Biol 2017 Jul 21;6(7):1161-1168

Myers CJ, Beal J, Gorochowski TE, Kuwahara H, Madsen C, McLaughlin JA, Misirli G, Nguyen T, Oberortner E, Samineni M, Wipat A, Zhang M, Zundel Z, A standard-enabled workflow for synthetic biology. Biochem Soc Trans 2017 Jun 15;45(3):793-803

Kuwahara H, Cui X, Umarov R, Grünberg R, Myers CJ, Gao X, SBOLme: a Repository of SBOL Parts for Metabolic Engineering. ACS Synth Biol 2017 Apr 21;6(4):732-736

Watanabe L, Myers CJ, Efficient Analysis of Systems Biology Markup Language Models of Cellular Populations Using Arrays. ACS Synth Biol 2016 Aug 19;5(8):835-41

Roehner N, Beal J, Clancy K, Bartley B, Misirli G, Grünberg R, Oberortner E, Pocock M, Bissell M, Madsen C, Nguyen T, Zhang M, Zhang Z, Zundel Z, Densmore D, Gennari JH, Wipat A, Sauro HM, Myers CJ, Sharing Structure and Function in Biological Design with SBOL 2.0. ACS Synth Biol 2016 Jun 17;5(6):498-506

Quinn JY, Cox RS 3rd, Adler A, Beal J, Bhatia S, Cai Y, Chen J, Clancy K, Galdzicki M, Hillson NJ, Le Novère N, Maheshwari AJ, McLaughlin JA, Myers CJ, P U, Pocock M, Rodriguez C, Soldatova L, Stan GB, Swainston N, Wipat A, Sauro HM, SBOL Visual: A Graphical Language for Genetic Designs. PLoS Biol 2015 Dec;13(12):e1002310

Rodriguez N, Thomas A, Watanabe L, Vazirabad IY, Kofia V, Gómez HF, Mittag F, Matthes J, Rudolph J, Wrzodek F, Netz E, Diamantikos A, Eichner J, Keller R, Wrzodek C, Fröhlich S, Lewis NE, Myers CJ, Le Novère N, Palsson BØ, Hucka M, Dräger A, JSBML 1.0: providing a smorgasbord of options to encode systems biology models. Bioinformatics 2015 Oct 15;31(20):3383-6

Roehner N, Zhang Z, Nguyen T, Myers CJ, Generating Systems Biology Markup Language Models from the Synthetic Biology Open Language. ACS Synth Biol 2015 Aug 21;4(8):873-9

Roehner N, Oberortner E, Pocock M, Beal J, Clancy K, Madsen C, Misirli G, Wipat A, Sauro H, Myers CJ, Proposed data model for the next version of the synthetic biology open language. ACS Synth Biol 2015 Jan 16;4(1):57-71

Hucka M, Nickerson DP, Bader GD, Bergmann FT, Cooper J, Demir E, Garny A, Golebiewski M, Myers CJ, Schreiber F, Waltemath D, Le Novère N, Promoting Coordinated Development of Community-Based Information Standards for Modeling in Biology: The COMBINE Initiative. Front Bioeng Biotechnol 2015;3:19

Roehner N, Myers CJ, Directed acyclic graph-based technology mapping of genetic circuit models. ACS Synth Biol 2014 Aug 15;3(8):543-55

Galdzicki M, Clancy KP, Oberortner E, Pocock M, Quinn JY, Rodriguez CA, Roehner N, Wilson ML, Adam L, Anderson JC, Bartley BA, Beal J, Chandran D, Chen J, Densmore D, Endy D, Grünberg R, Hallinan J, Hillson NJ, Johnson JD, Kuchinsky A, Lux M, Misirli G, P, The Synthetic Biology Open Language (SBOL) provides a community standard for communicating designs in synthetic biology. Nat Biotechnol 2014 Jun;32(6):545-50

Roehner N, Myers CJ, A methodology to annotate systems biology markup language models with the synthetic biology open language. ACS Synth Biol 2014 Feb 21;3(2):57-66

Watanabe LH, Myers CJ, Hierarchical Stochastic Simulation Algorithm for SBML Models of Genetic Circuits. Front Bioeng Biotechnol 2014;2:55

Stevens JT, Myers CJ, Dynamic modeling of cellular populations within iBioSim. ACS Synth Biol 2013 May 17;2(5):223-9

Barker NA, Myers CJ, Kuwahara H, Learning genetic regulatory network connectivity from time series data. IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform 2011 Jan-Mar;8(1):152-65

Myers CJ, Barker N, Jones K, Kuwahara H, Madsen C, Nguyen NP, iBioSim: a tool for the analysis and design of genetic circuits. Bioinformatics 2009 Nov 1;25(21):2848-9

Kuwahara H, Myers CJ, Production-passage-time approximation: a new approximation method to accelerate the simulation process of enzymatic reactions. J Comput Biol 2008 Sep;15(7):779-92