Marta Casanellas

Welcome to the webpage of  Marta Casanellas Rius

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Current position: Associate professor ("agregada") at  Departament de Matematiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Former positions: Fulbright postdoc at Department of Mathematics UC Berkeley, tutor: R. Hartshorne; assistant professor at the Departament d'àlgebra i geometria, Universitat de Barcelona; Ramón y Cajal researcher at UPC.   

Ph. D. Thesis: Liaison theory in arbitrary codimension. Tutor: Rosa M. Miró-Roig, 2002.

Research topics: Algebraic statistics and computational biology since Summer 2004 while visiting Genome Bioinformatics Research Lab in Barcelona led by R. Guigó, and visiting Department of Mathematics UC Berkeley (working with a team led by L. Pachter and B. Sturmfels). Algebraic geometry.
My publications in: Scopus ID 6602599834 (h-index: 9),  Researcher ID: F-7629-2015 (h-index: 7), ORCID: 0000-0002-1724-8358, Google Scholar (h-index: 11), MathScinet (h-index 7). 

Research papers:

    Algebraic statistics for computational biology:

    Algebraic geometry:

Recent and forthcoming conferences:

Interview in Radio Exterior de España, june 2013. Listen to it in Spanish here (from minute 11, duration:7 min approx.)

SIAM News July/August 2007 issue: "Algebraic Geometers See Ideal Approach to Biology", pdf.


    Erik+2: software for topology reconstruction via invariants. 

    SPIn: software for model selection of evolutionary models via invariants.

  GenNon-h: software for generating sequences evolving under a (discrete-time) Markov process on a tree with given branch lengths.

    EMPar: EM for parameter estimation of Markov models on trees

    GEOMAP: research group on algebraic GEOMetry and APplications.

    In the editorial board of Systematic Biology, Journal of Algebraic Statisitcs, Reports@SCM,

    I am a Review Editor of Frontiers in Systems Biology.

    Comisión Mujeres y Matemáticas   
    European Mathematical Society, women commitee

    Small trees webpage

    Seminari de geometria algebraica UB-UPC

Last update: January 2016.