Dr. Ted Ahn and Dr. Erin Chambers were recently honored by the VP-Research at the 2019 Scholarly Works and Grant Winner Reception. Dr. Ahn received an award for Non-Traditional Scholarly Works for his LONGO software: an R package for interactive gene length dependent analysis for neuronal identity. Dr. Chambers received Honorable Mention for her publication of the paper "On the Complexity of Optimal Homotopies" in the 2018 Symposium on Discrete Algorithms.
The LONGO software was also featured in a 2018 article in the journal Bioinformatics, and among its developers was Dr. Ahn and Alex Paul, a student in SLU's Masters program in Bioinformatics and Computaitonal Biology.