Ryo Sakai

Contact address:

Kasteelpark Arenberg 10, bus 2446
B-3001 Leuven
office: 03.11
phone: +32 (0)16 328645



Jan Aerts



International Journal Paper

  1. Sakai R., Moisse M., Reumers J., Aerts J., "Pipit: visualizing functional impacts of structural variations", Bioinformatics, vol. 29, no. 17, Sep. 2013, pp. 2206-2207.

  2. Sifrim A., Popovic D., Tranchevent L.-C., Ardeshirdavani A., Sakai R., Konings P., Vermeesch J., Aerts J., De Moor B., Moreau Y., "eXtasy: Variant Prioritization By Genomic Data Fusion", Nature Methods, vol. 10, no. 11, Sep. 2013, pp. 1083-1084.

  3. Sakai R., Sifrim A., Vande Moere A., Aerts J., "TrioVis: a visualization approach for filtering genomic variants of parent–child trios", Bioinformatics, vol. 29, no. 14, Aug. 2013, pp. 1801-1802.

  4. Pavlopoulos GA., Kumar P., Sifrim A., Sakai R., Lin ML., Voet T., Moreau Y., Aerts J., "Meander: visually exploring the structural variome using space-filling curves", Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 41, no. 11, Jun. 2013, e118 p.

  5. Bartlett C., Cheong S., Hou L., Paquette J., Lum P., J ̈ager G., Battke F., Vehlow C., Heinrich J., Nieselt K., Sakai R., Aerts J., Ray W., "An eQTL Biological Data Visualization Challenge and Approaches from the Visualization Community", BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 13, no. 8, 2012, pp. S8-(1-16).

  6. Sifrim A., Van Houdt J.K.J, Tranchevent L., Nowakowska B., Sakai R., Pavlopoulos G.A., Devriendt K., Vermeesch J.R., Moreau Y., Aerts J., "Annotate-it : a Swiss-knife approach to annotation, analysis and interpretation of single nucleotide variation in human disease", Genome Medicine, vol. 4, no. 9, 2013, 73 p.


To be published

  1. Popovic D., Moschopoulos C., Sakai R., Sifrim A., Aerts J., Moreau Y., De Moor B., "A self-tuning genetic algorithm with applications in biomarker discovery", Internal Report 14-43, ESAT-SISTA, KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium), 2014. Accepted for publication in Proceedings of IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-based Medical Systems (CBMS 2014), pp. 0-5.