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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Anna Goldenberg, PhD

Research Institute
Genetics & Genome Biology

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science

Phone: 416.813.1564
Email: anna.goldenberg@sickkids.ca

For more information, visit:

Goldenberg Lab

Research Interests

  • Computational biology
  • Machine learning
  • Sub-phenotyping
  • Association studies
  • Networks

Research Activities

  • Developing statistical and machine learning methodology for sub-phenotyping
  • Refining the landscape of the disease by combining heterogeneous data sources
  • Method development for very large-scale data
  • Inferring, refining and using network-type data to improve prediction and disease understanding


Warde-Farley, D., Brudno, M., Morris, Q.,  Goldenberg, A. 2012. Mixture model for sub-phenotyping in GWAS. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2012

Goldenberg, A., Mostafavi,  S., Quon, G., Boutros, P.D., Morris, Q.D. 2011. Unsupervised detection of genes of influence in lung cancer using biological networks. Bioinformatics 2011; doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr533

Mostafavi, S., Goldenberg, A., Morris, Q. 2010. Predicting node labels in large networks. Electronic Proceedings of the Workshop on Networks Across Disciplines: Theory and Applications.

Goldenberg, A., Zheng, A., Fienberg, S., Airoldi, E. 2009. A survey of statistical network models. Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning, Vol 2 (2): pp 129-233.

Goldenberg, A., Zheng, A. 2006 Exploratory study of a new model for evolving networks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol 4503.

Goldenberg, A. and Moore, A. 2004 Tractable Learning of large Bayes net structures from sparse data, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Machine Learning.

Goldenberg, A., Kubica, J., Komarek, P., Moore, A. and Schneider, J. 2003. A comparison of statistical and machine learning algorithms on the task of link completion, Proceedings of the KDD Workshop on Link Analysis for Detecting Complex Behavior.

Goldenberg, A., Shmueli, G., Caruana, R and Fienberg, S. 2002. Early statistical detection of anthrax outbreaks by tracking over-the-counter medication sales, PNAS, 99, 5237 -- 5240.

Kantardzic, M., Goldenberg, A., Howe, T. and Fagey, P 2001. Artificial neural network approach to data analysis and parameter estimation in experimental spectroscopy, Informatica, Vol 25, 1926.