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Biometric Research Program (BRP)

Dr. Alida Palmisano

Research Fellow, Computational & Systems Biology Branch


Research Interests

software and database development, bioinformatics tool, genomic data analysis and visualization, systems biology


Selected Publications:

A. Palmisano, Y. Zhao and R. Simon. D3Oncoprint: Stand-Alone Software to Visualize and Dynamically Explore Annotated Genomic Mutation Files. JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, nr. 2, p. 1-9, DOI: 10.1200/CCI.17.00050, 2018

A. Monks, Y. Zhao, C. Hose, H. Hamed, J. Krushkal, J. Fang, D. Sonkin, A. Palmisano, E.C. Polley, L.K. Fogli, M.M. Konate, S.B. Miller, M.A. Simpson, A.R. Voth, MC. Li, E. Harris, X. Wu, J.W. Connelly, A. Rapisarda, B.A. Teicher, R. Simon and J.H. Doroshow. The NCI Transcriptional Pharmacodynamics Workbench: a tool to examine dynamic expression profiling of therapeutic response in the NCI-60 cell line panel. Cancer Research, 78(24), pp.6807-6817, 2018

A. Palmisano, Y. Zhao, MC Li, E. C. Polley, and R. M. Simon. OpenGeneMed: a portable, flexible and customizable informatics hub for the coordination of next-generation sequencing studies in support of precision medicine trials. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 2016

A. Palmisano, J. Zamborszky, C. Oguz, and A. Csikasz-Nagy. Molecular network dynamics of cell cycle control: periodicity of Start and Finish. In Cell Cycle Synchronization, Springer, 2016

Y. Zhao, E. Polley, M.C. Li, C.J. Lih, A. Palmisano, D. Sims, L. Rubinstein, B. Conley, A. Chen, P.M. Williams, S. Kummar, J.H. Doroshow, and R.M. Simon. GeneMed: an informatics hub for the coordination of next-generation sequencing studies that support precision oncology clinical trials. Cancer Informatics, 2015

A. Palmisano, S. Hoops, L. T. Watson, T. C. Jones, J. J. Tyson, and C. A. Shaffer. JigCell Run Manager (JC-RM): a tool for managing large sets of biochemical model parametrizations. BMC Systems Biology, 9(1):1, 2015

A. Palmisano, S. Hoops, L. T. Watson, T. C. Jones, J. J. Tyson, and C. A. Shaffer. Multistate model builder (MSMB): a flexible editor for compact biochemical models. BMC Systems Biology, 8(1):42, 2014

C. Oguz, A. Palmisano, T. Laomettachit, L. T. Watson, W. T. Baumann, and J. J. Tyson. A stochastic model correctly predicts changes in budding yeast cell cycle dynamics upon periodic expression of cln2. PloS One, 9(5):e96726, 2014

F. Ferrezuelo, N. Colomina, A. Palmisano, E. Gari, C. Gallego, A. Csikasz-Nagy, and M. Aldea. The critical size is set at a single-cell level by growth rate to attain homeostasis and adaptation. Nature Communications, 3:1012, 2012

P. Ballarini, T. Mazza, A. Palmisano, and A. Csikasz-Nagy. Studying irreversible transitions in a model of cell cycle regulation. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 232:39, 2009



Dr. Alida Palmisano

Office Address:
Room 5W120
9609 Medical Center Dr
Rockville, MD 20850

Contact Information:
Tel: (240) 276-6484
Fax: (240) 276-7888
Email:alida.palmisano@nih.gov