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Amina Qutub
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor in Bioengineering
 
e-mail:Amina.A.Qutub@rice.edu
 
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering (1999) Rice University, Houston, Texas
  • Ph.D., Bioengineering (2004) University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco, Berkeley and San Francisco, California
 
Primary Department
   Department of Bioengineering
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering
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    Other Affiliations
     
  • Baylor College of Medicine
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    Websites
     Qutub Lab Website
     Amina A. Qutub
     Microvascular Systems Biology Laboratory
     
    Research Areas
     Cellular Systems Biology
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    “Predicting Internal Cell Fluxes at Sub-Optimal Growth.” A. Schultz, A.A. Qutub, 2015, BMC Systems Biology, 9:18. Citations: 2.

     
     

    “Progeny Clustering: A Method to Identify Biological Phenotypes.” C.W. Hu, S.M. Kornblau, J.H. Slater, A.A. Qutub, 2015, Scientific Reports 5:12894. R Code package online as of 11/2015.

     
     

    D. Noren, B. Long, R. Norel, C.W. Hu, A. Bisberg, DREAM Consortium, S. Friend, G. Stolovitzky, S.M. Kornblau, A..A. Qutub "Classification of Leukemia Patient Outcomes from Clinical and Proteomic Analysis." PLOS Comp BioSubmitted

     
     

    “Recapitulation of the Cellular Architecture of a User-Chosen Cell-of-Interest Using Cell-Derived, Biomimetic Patterning.” J.H. Slater, J.C. Culver, B. Long, C.W. Hu, J. Hu, T. Birk, A.A. Qutub, M.E. Dickinson, J.L. West, 2015, ACS Nano 9: 6128–6138. Citations: 3.

     
     

    Simulation Predicts IGFBP2-HIF1 Signaling Drives Glioblastoma Growth.” K.W. Lin, A. Liao, A.A. Qutub, 2015, PLOS Computational Biology 11: e1004169.

     
     

    K.W. Lin, A. Liao, A.A. Qutub, "“Simulation Predicts IGFBP2-HIF1 Signaling Drives Glioblastoma Growth.”." PLoS Comp Biol 11

     
     

    S.M. Hill, L. Heiser, T. Cokelear, M. Unger, D. Carlin, Y. Zhang, A. Sokolov, E. Paul, C.K. Wong, K. Graim, A. Bivol, H. Wang, F. Zhu, B. Afsari, L.V. Danilova, A.V. Favorov, W.S. Lee, D. Taylor, C.W. Hu, D.P. Noren, B.L. Long, A.J. Bisberg, HPN-DREAM Consortium, G.B. Mills, J.W. Gray, M. Kellen, T. Norman, S. Friend, A.A. Qutub, E.J. Fertig, Y. Guan, M. Song, J. Stuart, H. Koeppl, P.T. Spellman, G. Stolovitzky, J.S.-Rodriguez, S. Mukherjee, "Empirical Assessment of Causal Network Inference through A Community-Based Effort.." Nature Methods, acceptedIn Progress

     
     Articles
     

    “Cells as State Machines: Cell Behavior Patterns Arise during Capillary Formation as a Function of BDNF and VEGF.” B. Long, R. Rekhi, A. Abrego, J. Jung, A.A. Qutub, 2013, Journal of Theoretical Biology 326: 43-57.

     
     

    “Stability Gap: A Novel Approach to Estimate the Optimal Number of Clusters.” C.W. Hu, S.M. Kornblau, J.H. Slater, A.A. Qutub, 2013, submitted.

     
     

    “Predicting Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Angiogenesis.” D. Ryan, J. Hu, B. Zaunbrecher, B. Long, A.A. Qutub. Proceedings of the ASME 2013: Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, Boston, MA, February 5, 2013.

     
     

    “Regulation of Cytoskeletal Organization Using Cell-Derived, Biomimetic Patterning.” J.H. Slater, J.C. Culver, B. Long, J. Hu, T. Birk, A.A. Qutub, M.E. Dickinson, J.L. West, 2013, to be submitted ~8/13.

     
     

    “Systems Approaches for Synthetic Biology: A Pathway Toward Mammalian Design.” R. Rekhi, A.A. Qutub, 2013, Frontiers in Physiology 4, in press.

     
     

    “Proteomic Profiling Identifies Distinct Protein Patterns in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia CD34+CD38- Stem-Like Cells.” S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub, H. Yao, H. York, Y.H. Qiu, D. Graber, F. Ravandi, J. Cortes, M. Andreeff, N. Zhang, K.R. Coombes, 2013, submitted.

     
     

    “Cells as State Machines: Cell Behavior Patterns Arise during Capillary Formation as a Function of BDNF and VEGF.” B. Long, R. Rekhi, A. Abrego, J. Jung, A.A. Qutub, 2012, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 326: 43-57.

     
     

    "A Network Analysis of Endothelial Cell Patterning." D. Ryan, B. Long, J. Hu, B. Zaunbrecher, A.A. Qutub, 2013, submitted.

     
     

    “Network Analysis of Reverse Phase Protein Expression Data: Characterizing Protein Signatures in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cytogenetic Categories t(8;21) and inv(16).”  H. York, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub. 2012, Proteomics 12: 2084-2093.

     
     

    “Network Analysis of Reverse Phase Protein Expression Data: Characterizing Protein Signatures in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cytogenetic Categories t(8;21) and inv(16).”  H. York, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub. 2012, Proteomics 12: 2084-2093.

     
     

    “Computational Models of VEGF-Associated Angiogenic Processes in Cancer.” M.O. Stefaninni, A.A. Qutub, F. Mac Gabhann, A.S. Popel, 2012, Math Med Biol 29: 85-94.

     
     

    "Multiplexed In Situ Immunofluorescence via Dynamic DNA Complexes." R. Schweller, J. Zimak, A.A. Qutub, Hittleman W.N., Diehl M.R., 2012, Angewandte Chemie 51: 9292-9296.

     
     

    "Proteomic Profiling Identifies Distinct Protein Patterns in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia CD34+CD38- Stem-Like Cells." S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub, H. Yao, H. York, Y.H. Qiu, D. Graber, F. Ravandi, J. Cortes, M. Andreeff, N. Zhang, K.R. Coombes, 2013, to be submitted.

     
     

    “Module-Based Multiscale Simulation of Angiogenesis in Skeletal Muscle.”  G. Liu, A.A. Qutub, P. Vempati, F. Mac Gabhann, and A.S. Popel, 2011, BMC Theoretical Biology & Medical Modelling, 8.

     

     
     

    “Abnormal Expression of Friend Leukemia Virus Integration 1 (FLI1) Protein Is an Adverse Prognostic Factor in Acute Myeloid Leukemia.” S.M. Kornblau, Y.H. Qiu, N. Zhang, N. Singh,  S. Faderl, A. Ferrajoli,  H. York, A.A. Qutub, K.R. Coombes,  D.K.Watson, 2011, Blood 118: 5604-5612

     
     

    "Module-Based Multiscale Simulation of Angiogenesis in Skeletal Muscle." 2010, G. Liu, A.A. Qutub, P. Vempati, F. Mac Gabhann, and A.S. Popel, 2009, BMC Systems Biology 3.

     
     

    "Multiscale Molecular-Based Models of Angiogenesis." A. Qutub, F. Mac Gabhann, E.D. Karagiannis, P. Vempati, and A.S. Popel, 2009, IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Magazine 28: 14-31.

     
     

    "Cell Elongation, Proliferation & Migration Differentiate Cell Phenotypes and Determine Capillary Sprouting." A.A. Qutub and A.S. Popel, 2009, BMC Systems Biology 3, available online.

     
     

    "Capillary Structural Phenotypes as a Function of Single Cell Behavior." 2009, A.A. Qutub, A.S. Popel, in submission.

     
     

    "Integration of Angiogenesis Modules at Multiple Scales: From Molecular to Tissue." , A.A. Qutub, G. Liu, P. Vempati, and A.S. Popel 2009, Proceedings of the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 14: 316-327.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Proangiogenic Therapeutic Strategies targeting the VEGF system." F. Mac Gabhann, A.A. Qutub, B.H. Annex, and A.S. Popel, 2009, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine, in press.

     
     

    "Computational Models of Angiogenic Processes in Cancer." M.O. Stefaninni, A.A. Qutub, F. Mac Gabhann,, and A.S. Popel, 2009, Mathematical Medicine & Biology, special issue, pp. 1-10.

     
     Book chapters
     

    INVITED REVIEWS & CHAPTERS
    2015
    “Systems Modeling of Hypoxic Response.” D. Noren, A.A. Qutub, 2015, Book Chapter in: “Patient-Specific Modeling of the Cardiovascular System, 2nd Edition.” A. McCullouch (ed.). Springer, invited.

     
     

    “Multiscale Models of Angiogenesis.” R. Rekhi, B.L. Long, A.A. Qutub, In: Vascularization: Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering, (Brey E., ed.), CRC Press, 2013, In Press

     
     

    “Computational Cell Phenotyping in the Lab, Plant and Clinic.” R. Rekhi, D. Ryan, B. Zaunbrecher, C.W. Hu, A.A. Qutub, In: Computational Bioengineering, (Zhang G, ed.), CRC Press, 2013, submitted.

     
     

    “Angiogenesis: Mathematical and Computational Modeling.” A.A. Qutub, A.S. Popel. 2013, Encyclopedia of Applied and Computational Mathematics, in review.

     
     

    “Computational Cell Phenotyping in the Lab, Plant and Clinic.” In: Computational Bioengineering, (Zhang G, ed.), R. Rekhi, D. Ryan, B. Zaunbrecher, A.A. Qutub, 2013, to be submitted.

     
     

    "Patient-Specific Modeling of Hypoxic Response and Microvasculature Dynamics." J.C. Nathan, A.A. Qutub, 2010, Book Chapter in: "Patient-Specific Modeling of the Cardiovascular System." Roy Kerckhoffs (ed.). Springer, pp. 183-201.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Proangiogenic Therapeutic Strategies targeting the VEGF system." F. Mac Gabhann, A.A. Qutub, B.H. Annex, and A.S. Popel, 2010, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp. 694-707.

     
     

    "Computational Models of Angiogenic Processes in Cancer." M.O. Stefaninni, A.A. Qutub, F. Mac Gabhann, and A.S. Popel, 2011, Mathematical Medicine & Biology, special issue, in press.

     
     

    "Modeling Angiogenesis In Silico: From Nanoscale to Organ System." A.A. Qutub, F. Mac Gabhann, E.D. Karagiannis, and A.S. Popel, 2009, Book Chapter in: "Multiscale Modeling of Particle Interactions: Applications in Biology and Nanotechnology," Michael R. King and David J. Gee, eds., Wiley, pp. 287-320.

     
     Book reviews
     

    R. Rekhi, D. Ryan, B. Zaunbrecher, C.W. Hu, A.A. Qutub, "Computational Cell Phenotyping in the Lab, Plant and Clinic." Computational Bioengineering: 265-292.In Press

     
     

    “Computational Models of Angiogenic Processes in Cancer.” M.O. Stefaninni, A.A. Qutub, F. Mac Gabhann, and A.S. Popel, 2011, Mathematical Medicine & Biology, special issue, pp. 1-10.

     
    Presentations
     Invited Papers
     

    “Molecular Programming of Cell and Vessel Phenotypes in Cancer.” A.A. Qutub. AIMS Conference, Madrid, Spain, Scheduled for July, 2014.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Hypoxic Response and Microvaculature Dynamics." A.A. Qutub. International Conference on Systems Biology, Workshop, Stanford, CA, September 4th, 2009.

     
     Invited Talks
     

    "Biomedical Sensing across Scales: From Cells to Systems." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine Arab-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, KAUST University Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. (December 7, 2015)

     
     

    "Characterizing how Human Neurons form Networks." The Health Museum, Houston, Texas. (July 9, 2015)

     
     

    American Statistical Association
    Classification of Leukemia Patient Outcomes from Clinical and Proteomic Analysis
    D. Noren, B. Long, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub (Invited Talk)
    Houston, TX
    May 19, 2015

     
     

    University of California, San Diego
    Department of Bioengineering
    Palsson Lab, Systems Biology
    CorsoFBA: Predicting Internal Cell Fluxes for Mammalian Cells
    A. Schultz, A.A. Qutub (Invited Talk)
    San Diego, CA
    June 1, 2015

     
     

    "Embracing Human Complexity: Five Things I’ve Learned about You." TEDxHouston, Houston, Texas. (October 18, 2015)

     
     

    "Harnessing the Clinical Crowd to Predict AML Outcome." MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Leukemia, Houston, Texas. (April 6, 2015)

     
     

    "Interpreting Design Principles of Human Cells from Big Data." University of Florida Department of Bioengineering. (November 12, 2015)

     
     

    "Mapping Cell Signaling Network States to Clinical Outcomes." Dynamic Biological Modeling: Abstractions, Algorithms and Logic Workshop, Simons Institute, University of California, Berkeley. (August 11, 2015)

     
     

    "Mapping Proteomic States to Clinical Outcome in Leukemia." MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Systems Biology, Houston, Texas. (April 3, 2015)

     
     

    "Modeling Regenerative States of Neurovascular Cells.." 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Engineering Science, College Station, TX. (October 27, 2015)

     
     

    "Modeling of Hypoxic Response: from Signaling to Metabolism." Perofest, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. (June 27, 2015)

     
     

    "Precision Medicine: Uncovering the Wiring of Human Cells." Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. (May 29,2015)

     
     

    University of California, San Diego
    Department of Bioengineering
    Lewis Lab, Systems Biology
    Predicting Internal Cell Fluxes for Mammalian Cells
    A. Schultz, A.A. Qutub (Invited Talk)
    San Diego, CA
    July 30, 2015

     
     

    "Session: Understanding the Brain: A Chemical Engineering Perspective
    Characterizing the Formation of Brain Microvascular and Neural Networks." AlChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. (November 10, 2015)

     
     

    "Spatially-Localized Signaling Defines Endothelial and Neural Cell Phenotypes." Mechanobiology Fest, Texas A & M University College Station, TX. (October 25, 2015)

     
     

    Neuroengineering Symposium
    Gulf Coast Consortia
    The Social Networks of Neural Progenitor Cells
    A. Mahadevan, J. Robinson, A.A. Qutub (Invited GCC Fellows Talk)
    Houston, TX
    October 2, 2015

     
     

    "Uncovering Cell Signaling States during Regenerative Stimuli." Baylor College of Medicine Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Houston, Texas. (September 18, 2015)

     
     

    "Uncovering the Multiscale Networks Driving Cell Phenotypes." University of Houston Networks Seminar, Houston, Texas. (February 20, 2015)

     
     

    “Building Protein Expression Activation State Networks From RPPA data in AML.” C.W. Hu, N. Zhang, Y-H Qiu, K. Coombes, A.A. Qutub and S.M. Kornblau. 4th Global Reverse Phase Protein Array Workshop, Paris, France, October 24, 2014. (Presented by S.M. Kornblau)

     
     

    “Cell Engineering: Programming Cells, Renewing Life.” A.A. Qutub. Nortex Nano, Houston, TX. October 13, 2014.

     
     

    “Challenges in Data Visualization & Therefore Utilization: The DiBS Experience.” A.A. Qutub, Seminar Series on Health Care Information Technology, Jones School, Rice University, Houston, TX, October 2, 2014.

     
     

    “Classifying and Predicting the Extraordinary Behaviors of Ordinary Cells.” A.A. Qutub. Quantitative Biology Colloquium, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. February 18, 2014.

     
     

    “Computational Cell Engineering.” A.A. Qutub. BMES-NSF Special Session, Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, San Antonio, TX. October 23, 2014.

     
     

    “DREAM 9: An Acute Myeloid Leukemia Prediction Big Data Challenge.” A.A. Qutub. ICBO. Houston, TX. October 8, 2014.

     
     

    “Designing the Regeneration of Human Cells.” A.A. Qutub, Government Efforts on the Path to Patients for Regenerative Medicine Therapies: A MATES Symposium, Washington, D.C., December 13, 2014.

     
     

    “Identifying Design Principles of Human Cells.” A.A. Qutub, CTBP Seminar, Houston, TX, December 2, 2014.

     
     

    “Innovation in Interpreting High-Dimensional Data.” A.A. Qutub. DREAM Challenge Launch, Houston, TX. June 2, 2014.

     
     

    “Methods to Identify Molecular Events in Multicellular Pattern Formation.” A.A. Qutub. Systems and Synthetic Engineering of Cell Signaling Session, Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. April 30, 2014.

     
     

    “Molecular Programming of Cell and Vessel Phenotypes in Cancer.” A.A. Qutub. AIMS Conference, Madrid, Spain. July 7, 2014.

     
     

    “Molecular Signatures of Cells during Hypoxic-Stimulated Tissue Growth.” A.A. Qutub. Molecular to Systems Physiology Workshop, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Columbus, Ohio. May 6, 2014.

     
     

    “Simulation Predicts IGFBP2-HIF1 Signaling Drives Glioblastoma Growth.” K.W. Lin, A. Liao, A.A. Qutub, RECOMB International Society for Computational Biology Conference, San Diego, CA. November 11, 2014.

     
     

    “Systems Analysis of Angiogenic Cell Phenotypes.” A.A. Qutub. Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Faculty Seminar Series, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. February 25, 2014.

     
     

    “Systems Biology of Hypoxic Response: Applying Theory to the Clinic.” A.A. Qutub, Med-X Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, July 22, 2014.

     
     

    “Uncovering Signatures of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Prognosis.” A.A. Qutub, RECOMB (Research in Computational Biology)/DREAM Symposium, San Diego, CA, November 10, 2014.

     
     

    “Visualizing, Simulating and Regenerating the Human Body.” Long B.L. C.W. Hu, A. Bisberg, A.A. Qutub. Houston Health Museum, July 10, 2014.

     
     

    “BioWheel: Visualization of High-Dimensional Time-Course Data.” A.A. Qutub, DREAM Subchallenge Award Winner Talk. International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) / RECOMB, Toronto, Canada, November 8, 2013.

     
     

    “Characterizing Human Cell Decision-Making.”A.A. Qutub, Computational & Integrative Biomedical Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Scheduled for November 13, 2013.

     
     

    “Decoding the Patterns Formed by Human Cells.” A.A. Qutub. Ken Kennedy Institute Seminar, Houston, TX, May 3, 2013.

     
     

    “Decoding the Patterns Formed by Human Cells.” A.A. Qutub. Ken Kennedy Institute Seminar, Houston, TX, May 3, 2013.

     
     

    “Endothelial Cells as State Machines: Predicting and Controlling Capillary Growth.” A.A. Qutub. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, January 31, 2013.

     
     

    “Identifying and Decoding Neurovascular Cell Phenotypes.”A.A. Qutub, Computational & Integrative Biomedical Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, November 13, 2013.

     
     

    “Molecular Programming of Cell and Vessel Phenotypes during Neurovascular Formation.” A.A. Qutub. International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) 37th World Congress, Birmingham, U.K., Scheduled for July 24, 2013.

     
     

    “Multicellular Dynamics of Human Vasculature Formation.” A.A. Qutub. Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University Vanzant Seminar Series, Houston, TX, Scheduled for October 7, 2013.

     
     

    “Multicellular Patterning of Capillary Development.” A.A. Qutub, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, February 26, 2013.

     
     

    “Phenotyping and Programming Mammalian Cells.”A.A. Qutub, Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, Houston, TX, Scheduled for December 6, 2013.

     
     

    “Systems Biology of Hypoxic Response.” A.A. Qutub. UT-Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX, April 15, 2013.

     
     

    “Uncovering the Patterns Formed by Human Cells.”A.A. Qutub. Health Museum, Houston, TX, July 10, 2013.

     
     

    "Applying Systems Biology to Understand the Brain’s Blood Vessels." A.A. Qutub. Monterrey Institute of Technology, Monterrey, Mexico, March 1, 2012.

     
     

    "Cell Behavior Patterns during Neurovascular Formation: A Rule-Oriented Modeling Study." A.A. Qutub. SIAM Conference on Life Sciences, San Diego, CA, August 10, 2012.

     
     

    "Combinations of VEGF and BDNF Determine Cell States and Behavioral Adaptation during Vascular Sprouting." B. Long, D. Ryan, R. Rekhi, B. Zaunbrecher, G. Ching, A. Abrego, and A.A. Qutub. Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 25th, 2012

     
     

    "Determining Patterns of Cell Behavior During Angiogenesis." B. Long, R. Rekhi, J. Jung, and A.A. Qutub. Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, Houston, TX, May 5th, 2012

     
     

    "Integrating Molecular Modeling with Noninvasive Imaging of Gliomas." A.A. Qutub. Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, April 3, 2012.

     
     

    "Multicellular Organization of Capillary Development." A.A. Qutub. International Conference on Stochastic Processes in Systems Biology, Genetics & Evolution, Houston, TX, August 24, 2012

     
     

    "Reverse Engineering Vascular Cell Behavior Patterns." A.A. Qutub. Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, Houston, TX, November 30, 2012.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Hypoxic Response in Cancer: Bringing Multiscale Models to the Clinic," A.A. Qutub. Keynote Talk, Mathways into Cancer, Ciudad Real, Spain, June 4, 2012.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Hypoxic Response: Integrating Modeling with Imaging." A.A. Qutub. The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, July 18, 2012.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Hypoxic Response: Intracellular Signaling to Tissue Remodeling." A.A. Qutub. M.D. Anderson Systems & Synthetic Biology Seminar Series. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, January 26, 2012.

     
     

    "Using Computers to Visualize the Interaction of Brain Cells." A.A. Qutub. Health Museum, Houston, TX, July 12, 2012

     
     

    “Characterizing Endothelial Cell Behavior and Adaptation During Brain Capillary Regeneration by Rule Oriented Modeling."A.A. Qutub. European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, and Annual Meeting of The Society for Mathematical Biology, Kraków, Poland, June 29, 2011.

     
     

    “Characterizing Endothelial Cell Interactions by a Rule-Oriented Strategy Coupled to Experiments.” B. Long, R. Rekhi, J. Jung, and A.A. Qutub. Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Hartford, CT, October 12th, 2011.

     
     

    “Patterns of Cell Behaviors during Hypoxia: Capillary Networks to Cancer.”  A.A. Qutub. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, November 11, 2011.

     
     

    “Proteomic Analysis of the Signaling Pathways underlying Acute Myeloid Leukemia” H. York, A.A. Qutub and S. Kornblau.  EMBO Cancer Proteomics Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 23, 2011.

     
     

    “Using Computers to Study How Brain Cells and Blood Vessels Regenerate.” A.A. Qutub. Health Museum, Houston, TX, July 7, 2011.

     
     

    “Computational Strategies to Characterize Endothelial Cell Behavior & Capillary Formation.” A.A. Qutub. Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, January 28, 2011.

     
     

    “Modeling Endothelial Cell Interactions as a Function of Hypoxic Response Signaling." A.A. Qutub. 2011 NHLBI-VCU-WM World Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computational Simulation of Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Dynamics, Williamsburg, VA, June 3, 2011.

     
     

    “Module-based Multiscale Simulation of Angiogenesis.” G. Liu, A.A. Qutub, P. Vempati, F. Mac Gabhann, and A.S. Popel. Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Hartford, CT, October 12th, 2011.

     
     

    "Blood Vessel Dynamics in Response to Hypoxia: Moving Systems Biology Models Towards Patient-Specific Simulations." A.A. Qutub. Invited Talk. University of Texas, School of Health Information Sciences at Houston, Houston, TX, March 3, 2010.

     
     

    "Networks of Hypoxic Response." A.A. Qutub. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division Regional Meeting, Houston, TX, April 8, 2010.

     
     

    Oxygen Response Networks: Intracellular to Cell-Cell Communication.” A.A. Qutub. Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, Houston, TX (12/04/2010)

     
     

    "Systems Biology: Unlocking Human Health through Computer Games." A.A. Qutub. Health Museum, Houston, TX, July 10, 2010.

     
     

     

    "Capillary Structural Phenotypes as a Function of Single Cell Behavior." A.A. Qutub, A.S. Popel. Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, October 10th, 2009.

     

     
     

    "Integration of Angiogenesis Modules at Multiple Scales: From Molecular to Tissue." A.A. Qutub, G. Liu, P. Vempati, and A.S. Popel. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI, January 8th, 2009.

     
     

    "Modeling Skeletal Muscle Angiogenesis from the Molecular to the Tissue Level." A.A. Qutub, G. Liu, P. Vempati, and A.S. Popel. Invited Talk. Microcirculatory Society's Young Investigator Symposium, Experimental Biology, New Orleans, LA, April 20th, 2009.

     
     

    "Oxygen Homeostasis as the Basis of Health: A Systems Biology Analysis." A.A. Qutub. Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, Houston, TX, December 6, 2009.

     
     

    "Physiological and Pathophysiological Skeletal Muscle Angiogenesis: A Multiscale In Silico Study." A.A. Qutub, G. Liu, P. Vempati, and A.S. Popel. Invited Talk. Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, October 8th, 2009.

     
     

    "Systems Biology Modeling of Hypoxic Response." A.A. Qutub. Invited Seminar. School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University College, Dublin, Ireland, January 31st, 2009.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Angiogenesis: From Molecules to Therapeutics." A.S. Popel, A.A. Qutub, F. Mac Gabhann, and M.O. Stefanini. International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) 36th World Congress, Kyoto, Japan, July 28th, 2009.

     
     

    "Systems Biology of Hypoxia: Intracellular Signaling to Capillary Sprouting." A.A. Qutub. Invited Seminar. Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium, Rice University, September 28th, 2009.

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    "Keynote Address: Big Data in Biomedicine." IBM Women in Technology Conference Keynote, Houston, Texas. (October 13, 2015)

     
     

    "Keynote Address: Designing Human Cells." The Health Museum, Houston, Texas. (July 10, 2015)

     
     Other
     

    Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting
    Determining Key Patient Features for Predicting AML Outcome using Crowdsourcing
    D. Noren, B. Long, R. Norel, G. Stolovitzky, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub
    Tampa, FL
    October 10, 2015

     
     

    NorTex Data Science Meet-up
    Research Pitch: Big Data in Biomedicine
    A.A. Qutub
    Houston, TX
    September 24, 2015

     
     

    Ideas that Go Viral
    The Social Networks of Neural Progenitor Cells
    A. Mahadevan, J. Robinson, A.A. Qutub
    Houston, TX
    September 11, 2015

     
     

    Organizing Committee Member, Computational & Theoretical Biology Annual Symposium, Rice University, 2009-present

     
     

    "Session Co-chair, Annual Biomedical Engineering Society."

     
     

    “An Integrative Modeling and Imaging Approach to Characterize Insulin Signaling in Glioma,” K.W. Lin, A. Liao, T. Tien, M.W. Gaber, A.A. Qutub. Frontiers in Systems and Synthetic Biology, Atlanta, GA, March 21, 2013.

     
     

    “Classification of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) Based On Functionally Related Proteins Groups.” S.M. Kornblau, C.W. Hu, S.Y. Yoo, Y.H. Qiu, N. Zhang, G. Borthakur, N.G. Daver, A.A. Qutub, K.R. Coombes. The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), New Orleans, LA, December 9, 2013. 

     
     

    “Predicting Endothelial Cell Phenotypes in Angiogenesis,” D. Ryan, B. Zaunbrecher, B. Long, J. Hu, and A.A. Qutub. Proceedings of the ASME 2013 2nd Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, Boston, MA, February 5, 2013.

     
     Posters
     

    "Crowd-sourcing reveals key features in acute myeloid leukemia patient outcomes." Keystone Symposium for Personalized Medicine, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (February 10, 2016)

     
     

    "Modeling brain delivery of the bioactive flavonoid Anthocyanin.”." GCC Computational Neuroscience Meeting,, Houston, Texas. (February 12, 2016)

     
     

    "Proteomic analysis identifies unique pathway signatures and classifies patients in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): A guide toward precision therapy.." Keystone Symposium for Personalized Medicine, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (February 7, 2016)

     
     

    "The social networks of neural progenitor cells.." GCC Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Houston, Texas. (February 12, 2016)

     
     

    "An analysis tool for rapid counting and characterization of neurons.." Rice University IBB REU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, Texas. (July 31, 2015)

     
     

    "Big data in medicine: uncovering design principles of human cells.." China-America Frontiers of Engineering, Irvine, CA. (June 2, 2015)

     
     

    "Computational analysis of multi-cellular environment during neural progenitor cell differentiation.." Annual Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference, (February 7, 2015)

     
     

    "Determining key patient features for predicting AML outcome using crowdsourcing.." Kennedy Institute for Information Technology Data Science Meet-Up, (September 25, 2015)

     
     

    "Effect of insulin signaling proteins on glioblastoma cell growth and migration.." Rice University IBB REU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, Texas. (July 31, 2015)

     
     

    "Predicting therapeutic response and prognosis in AML: a crowdsourcing approach.." NLM Informatics Conference, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. (June 23, 2015)

     
     

    "The social network of progenitor cells.." Brain Initiative Meeting, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. (October 10, 2015)

     
     

    "The social networks of neural progenitor cells.." GEM4 Summer Institute: Mechanobiology of the Brain, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. (June 26, 2015)

     
     

    "Towards a white box model of human metabolic networks in healthy and cancerous tissues.." Kennedy Institute for Information Technology Data Science Meet-Up, (September 25, 2015)

     
     

    "Uncovering patient cell phenotypes from proteomics.." The Human Proteome Keystone Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden. (April 27, 2015)

     
     

    "Uncovering the design principles of neural cells.." BRAIN Initiative PI Meeting, Bethesda, MD,. (December 11, 2015)

     
     

    “Computational analysis of multi-cellular environment during neural progenitor cell differentiation.” A. Mahadevan, J.T. Robinson, A.A. Qutub, BRAIN Grand Challenges, Washington D.C., November 14th, 2014.

     
     

    “Adhesion signaling states in AML.” C.W. Hu, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub, The 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), San Francisco, CA. December 7th, 2014.

     
     

    “Application of crowd sourcing to improve predictive models of AML outcome: constructing the DREAM 9 AML challenge.” D. Noren, B. Long, R. Norel, G. Stolovitzky, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub, RECOMB, San Diego, CA, November 10th, 2014.

     
     

    “Application of crowd sourcing to improve predictive models of AML outcome: constructing the DREAM 9 AML challenge.” D. Noren, B. Long, R. Norel, G. Stolovitzky, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub, Keck Annual Meeting: Computational Synthetic Biology, Houston, TX, November 7th, 2014.

     
     

    “Automatically counting neurons by a graph-based algorithm.” B. Long, S. Li, A.A. Qutub, Keck Annual Meeting: Computational Synthetic Biology, Houston, TX, November 7th, 2014.

     
     

    “CREB/ATF family protein expression states in AML: active CREB1, but not ATF is an adverse prognostic factor.” C.W. Hu, H.Y. Qiu, N. Zhang, K. Coombes, A.A. Qutub, S.M. Kornblau. The 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), San Francisco, CA. December 7th, 2014.

     
     

    “Computational analysis of multi-cellular environment during neural progenitor cell differentiation.” A. Mahadevan, J.T. Robinson, A.A. Qutub, NeuroEngineering Symposium, Houston, TX, October 27th, 2014.

     
     

    “Discovering patterns in leukemia — from local protein networks to global pathway utilization.” C.W. Hu, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub, RECOMB, San Diego, CA, November 12th, 2014.

     
     

    “Expression of ribosomal protein S6 (R6SP) and eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E binding protein 1 (EIF4EBP1) is correlated in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) and is highly prognostic, especially in NPM1 and FLT3 wildtype patients.” C.W. Hu, H.Y. Qiu, N. Zhang, K. Coombes, A.A. Qutub, S.M. Kornblau. The 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), San Francisco, CA. December 7th, 2014.

     
     

    “Feedback from IGFBP2 to HIF1α determines glioblastoma progression.” A. Liao, K.W. Lin, A.A. Qutub, Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 23rd, 2014.

     
     

    “Heatshock protein (HSP) family expression is dichotomous and prognostic in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML).” C.W. Hu, H.Y. Qiu, N. Zhang, K. Coombes, A.A. Qutub, S.M. Kornblau. The 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), San Francisco, CA. December 6th, 2014.

     
     

    “Identifying metabolic adaptation to hypoxic conditions in deer mice using constraint based models” A. Schultz, J. Storz, Z. Cheviron, A.A. Qutub. Sensing and Signaling of Hypoxia: Interfaces with Biology and Medicine, Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, Breckenridge, CO, January 10th, 2014.

     
     

    “Novel hypoxia and angiogenesis patterns in acute myeloid leukemia (AML).” C.W. Hu, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub. Sensing and Signaling of Hypoxia: Interfaces with Biology and Medicine, Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, Breckenridge, CO, January 9th, 2014.

     
     

    “Standard proteomic analysis (SPA) in AML: an integrated procedure for discovering hypoxia and angiogenesis patterns.” C.W. Hu, S.M. Kornblau, A.A. Qutub, The 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), San Francisco, CA. December 6th, 2014.

     
     

    “A global proteomic pathway map in acute myeloid leukemia (AML).” C.W. Hu, A.A. Qutub, Y. Qiu, S.Y. Yoo, N. Zhang, N. Pammaraju, C.D. DiNardo, K.R. Coombes, S.M. Kornblau. The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), New Orleans, LA, December 7th, 2013.

     
     

    “An integrative modeling and imaging approach to characterize insulin signaling in glioma.” A. Liao, K.W. Lin, A.A. Qutub, Rice University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, April 12th, 2013.

     
     

    “Endothelial cell phenotyping during angiogenic stimulation.” B. Zaunbrecher, D. Ryan, A.A. Qutub, Rice University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, April 12th, 2013.

     
     

    “Endothelial cells as state machines: predicting and controlling capillary growth.” B. Long, D. Ryan, B. Zaunbrecher, A. Abrego, R. Rekhi, A.A. Qutub, Frontiers in Bioengineering Workshop, Atlanta, GA, February 25th, 2013.

     
     

    “Hippo pathway (HP) activity in acute myelogenous leukemia (AML): different prognostic implications of TAZ versus YAP inactivation by phosphorylation.” S.M. Kornblau, C.W. Hu, Y.H. Qiu, S.Y. Yoo, N. Zhang, T.M. Kadia, A. Ferrajoli, K.R. Coombes, A.A. Qutub. The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), New Orleans, LA, December 7th, 2013. 

     
     

    "Identifying metabolic adaptation to hypoxic conditions in deer mice using constraint based models." A. Schultz, J. Storz, Z. Cheviron, A.A. Qutub. Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, December 7th, 2013.

     
     

    "Image-based analyses identify angiogenic cell phenotypes." D.T. Ryan, B.L. Long, R. Zaunbrecher, A.A. Qutub.  Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, September 26th, 2013.

     
     

    "Image-based analyses identify angiogenic cell phenotypes." D.T. Ryan, B.L. Long, R. Zaunbrecher, A.A. Qutub.  Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, December 7th, 2013. Poster Award 2nd Place Winner.

     
     

    "Meso-scale analysis of neural differentiation." A. Mahadevan, J. Robinson, A.A. Qutub.  Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, December 7th, 2013.

     
     

    “Recurrent patterns of histone methylation and acetylation regulating protein expression in acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).” S.M. Kornblau, C.W. Hu, Y.H. Qiu, S.Y. Yoo, N. Zhang, F. Ravandi, G. Garcia-Manero, A.A. Qutub, K.R. Coombes. The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), New Orleans, LA, December 9th, 2013.

     
     

    "An integrative modeling and imaging approach to characterize insulin signaling in glioma." K.W. Lin, A.A. Qutub, Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Scheduled for October, 2012.

     
     

    “Analyzing expression levels in proteins in AML patients.” A. Kelsey, H. York, A.A. Qutub, Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, August 4th, 2011.

     
     

    “Characterizing endothelial cell-cell interactions as a function of hypoxic response signaling: a computational-experimental strategy.” B. Long, R. Rekhi, A.A. Qutub, Gordon Conference: Angiogenesis, Newport, R.I., August 24th, 2011.

     
     

    “Characterizing endothelial cell-cell interactions during capillary regeneration by a rule-oriented strategy coupled to Experiments.” R. Rekhi, J. Jung, B. Long, A.A. Qutub, Rice University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, April 15th, 2011.

     
     

     “Downsizing ruthenium microparticles into nanoparticles to detect intracellular oxygen.” J.C. Nathan, A.A. Qutub, Rice University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, April 15th, 2011.

     
     

    “Effects of VEGF and BDNF on endothelial cells in angiogenesis: a systems biology study.”  A.M. Abrego, B.L. Long, R. Rekhi, A.A. Qutub, Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, August 4th, 2011.

     
     

    “Oxygen- and ROS-sensitive fluorescent micro- and nanoparticles: synthesis and characterization.” N. Troung, J.C. Nathan, A.A. Qutub, Rice University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, April 15th, 2011.

     
     

    "3D cell tracking of angiogenesis in the in vitro spheroid assay." A. Khan, C.A. Arevalos, A.A. Qutub, Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, July 30th, 2010.

     
     

    "Modeling the angiogenic response of the neurovasculature in ischemia." R. Rekhi, J. Jung, B. Long, A.A. Qutub, Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Austin, TX, Oct 7th, 2010.

     
     

    "Promoting behavioural rules to agents in modeling angiogenesis." B. Long, A.A. Qutub, Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Austin, TX, Oct 7th, 2010.

     
     

    "Quantifying angiogenesis in response to vascular and neural growth factors." A. Abrego, A.A. Qutub, Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Symposium, Houston, TX, July 30th, 2010.

     
     

    "A dynamic interactome of HIF1 signaling in angiogenesis and inflammation." A. Qutub, A. S. Popel, New York Academy of Sciences, Hypoxia and Consequences Meeting, New York, NY. March 14th, 2009.

     
     

    "A systems model of HIF1α dynamics in ischemia." A. Qutub, A.S. Popel. Experimental Biology, New Orleans, LA, April 20th, 2009.

     
     

    "Simulation of hypoxia pathways at the neurovascular interface." A. Qutub, A.S. Popel. Johns Hopkins NanoBio Symposium, Baltimore, MD, May 18th, 2009.

     
    Editorial Positions
     Member of the Editorial Board, PLoS Computational Biology. (2014 - 2015)

     Book Review Editor, Frontiers in Computational Physiology and Medicine. Frontiers in Computational Physiology and Medicine. (2011 - 2011)

     Member of the Editorial Board, PLoS One. (2013 - 2013)

     Member of the Editorial Board, PLoS One. (2012 - 2012)

     Other, Guest Editor, PLOS Computational Biology. (2015 - 2015)

     Other, Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing Proceedings. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Theoretical Biology. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Biological Chemistry. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Journal of Angiogenesis Research. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Clinical Cancer Research. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, BMC Systems Biology. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Annals of Biomedical Engineering. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Biophysical Journal. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Transactions of Biomedical Engineering. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Tissue Engineering. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Review Editor, Frontiers in Computational Physiology and Medicine. (2013 - 2015)

     Other, NSF Biomedical Engineering (BME) Panel. NSF. (2013 - 2013)

     Other, Modeling and Analysis of Biological Systems. (2013 - 2013)

     Book Review Editor, Frontiers in Computational Physiology and Medicine. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, PLoS One. (2014 - 2014)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Abhinav Tiwari, Ph.D. Interplay of transcriptional feedbacks with post-translational kinetics in genetic circuits. (2010) (Committee Member)

     Nan Du, Masters Applied Physics. (2011) (Committee Member)

     Liezl Balaoing, Ph.D Novel evaluation of valvular endothelial cells’ hemostatic behavior and the recruitment of an anti-thrombotic endothelial layer for tissue engineered heart valves. (2011) (Committee Member)

     Natalie Yudin, Masters Computer Science. (2011) (Committee Member)

     Sam Kwiatkowski, Biochemistry & Cell Biology. (Committee Member)

     Tien Tang, Bioengineering. (Committee Member)

     Rajesh Balagam, Ph.D Ph.D committee member. (Committee Member)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Invited Participant, China-America Frontiers in Engineering Symposium,

     Invited Participant, Arab-American Frontiers in Engineering Symposium,

     National Science Foundation CAREER Award, NSF

     Hamill Innovation Award, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Rice

     Scientific Lead, DREAM 9 Challenge,

     The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas Conference Protégé Invitee,

     Invited Participant, Indo-American Frontiers in Engineering Symposium,

     Invited Speaker, Multi-Agency Tissue Engineering Science Group, NSF Awardee, NSF

     Invited Participant, Frontiers in Bioengineering Workshop, Georgia Tech,

     Simons Foundation Collaboration Grant,

     Pfizer Travel Award, Society of Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting,

     National Science Foundation CAREER Award, National Science Foundation (2012)

     European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, and Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology, National Science Foundation Travel Award (June 2011)

     National Academies Keck Future Initiatives, National Academies Keck Future Initiatives Grant Award, May 2011 (May 2011)

     Hamill Innovation Award, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Rice University (October 2011)

     Gulf Coast Consortia seed grant, Gulf Coast Consortia (2010)

     National Library of Medicine / National Institutes of Health Travel Award, Pacific Symposium on (January 2009)

    Positions Held
     Associate Member, American Association for Cancer Research. (2009 - 2009)

     Member, American Physiology Society. (2009 - 2009)

     Postgraduate Member, Biomedical Engineering Society. (2009 - 2009)

     Workshop Organizer, Systems Biology of Hypoxic Response and Angiogenesis. (2009 - 2009)

     Seminar Organizer, Innovations in Systems Biology Award & Annual Seminar Organizer. (2013 - present) Jeffrey Michel Innovations in Systems Biology Award & Annual Seminar Organizer. (2013 - 2015)

     Co-Organizer, Complex Systems Institute. (2009 - 2015)

     Member, New York Academy of Sciences. (2009 - 2009)

     Scientific Lead, DREAM Biomedical Data Crowd-Sourced Challenge: Acute Myeloid Leukemia Outcome Prediction Challenge (, Computational & Theoretical Biology Annual Symposium, Rice University. (2014 - 2015)

     Rice University Shared Research Cyberinfrastructure Working Group. (2010 - 2015)

     Judge, Intel Science Competition. (2009 - 2009)