Laura Saba

Laura Saba PhD

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Recent Publications


Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Second Floor Room 2124

Research Interests:

  • Statistical methods and bioinformatics techniques for studying complex genetic traits
  • Transcriptomics and systems genetics
  • Multi-omics data integration
  • Genetics of substance use disorders

Representative publications:

Rudra P, Shi WJ, Russell P, Vestal B, Tabakoff B, Hoffman P, Kechris K, Saba L. Predictive modeling of miRNA-mediated predisposition to alcohol-related phenotypes in mouse. BMC Genomics. 2018 Aug 29;19(1):639.

Lusk R, Saba LM, Vanderlinden LA, Zidek V, Silhavy J, Pravenec M, Hoffman PL, Tabakoff B. Unsupervised, Statistically Based Systems Biology Approach for Unraveling the Genetics of Complex Traits: A Demonstration with Ethanol Metabolism. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Jul;42(7):1177-1191.