Carol Lushbough

Carol Lushbough, MS

Research Assistant Professor
University of South Dakota
Bioinformationics & Computer Science
(605) 677-5388

Carol Lushbough is a computer scientist with expertise in software engineering, cloud computing, and bioinformatics workflows. She is currently the PI on the NSF-funded project BioExtract Server, a web-based, workflow-enabling system that offers researchers a flexible environment for analyzing genomic data.

Areas of expertise:
Software engineering of distributed systems, cyber infrastructure, workflows, biotechnology, cloud computing, databases, semantic web, object-oriented programming

Selected publications:
Etienne Z. Gnimpieba, Menno S. VanDiermen, Shayla M. Gustafson, Bill Conn, Carol M. Lushbough, "Bio-TDS: bioscience query tool discovery system", Nucleic Acids Research, 2016; 45(D1): p. D1117-D1122. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkw940.

Lushbough, C. Gnimpieba, E., and Dooley, R.; “Life Science Data Analysis Workflow Development using the BioExtract Server leveraging the iPlant Collaborative Cyberinfrastructure”; Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience; Feb. 2014; DOI. 10.1002/cpe.3237.

Lushbough, C., Gnimpieba, E., and Dooley, R.; “BioExtract Server, a Web-based Workflow Enabling System, Leveraging iPlant Collaborative Resources,” in IEEE Cluster 2013 conference proceeding,2013.

Wang, L., Ware, D., Lushbough, C., Merchant, N., and Stein, L.; “A genome-wide association study platform built on iPlant cyber-infrastructure”; Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience; March 2014; DOI: 10.1002/cpe.3236.

Lushbough, C., Dooley, R; “Creating Bioinformatic Workflows within the BioExtract Server Leveraging iPlant Resources”; ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (BCB) 2013; September 22-25, 2013; Washington D.C., USA.


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