Todd Scheetz

(319) 335-6054
5015 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Genetics, University of Iowa, 2001.
M.S., Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Iowa, 1995.
B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1993.
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Bioinformatics; microarray expression analysis; genome and transcriptome analysis; genotyping and linkage analysis; systems biology; algorithms; software design and engineering; computer archtecture; parallel and distributed computing; software tools; database design and implementation; human molecular genetics.
Present Research Interests: 
Alternative splicing; regulation of gene expression; disease gene identification; molecular genetics of disease; computational genomics; distributed computing and parallel processing; software tools. Selected Publications:
Selected Publications: 
  • BenShahar Y, Nannapaneni K, Casavant TL, Scheetz TE, Welsh MJ. (2007) Eukaryotic operon-like transcription of functionally related genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 104(1):222-227.
  • Thomas G, Grassi MA, Lee JR, Edwards AO, Gorin MB, Klein R, Casavant TL, Scheetz TE, Stone EM, and Williams AB. (2007) IDOCS: Intelligent Distributed Ontology Consensus System - The Use of Machine Learning in Retinal Drusen Phenotyping. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, to appear.
  • Grassi MA, Folk JC, Scheetz TE, Taylor CM, Sheffield VC, and Stone EM. (2007) Complement Factor H Polymorphism p.Tyr402His and Cuticular Drusen. Arch Ophthalmol, 125:93-97.
  • Scheetz TE, Kim K-YA, Swiderski RE, Philp AR, Braun TA, Knudtson KL, Dorrance AM, DiBona GF, Huang J, Casavant TL, Sheffield VC and Stone EM. (2006) Regulation of Gene Expression in the Mammalian Eye and its Relevance to Eye Disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 103(39):14429-34.
  • Chun CK*, Scheetz TE*, Bonaldo MF, Brown B, Clemens A, Crookes-Goodson WJ, Crouch K, DeMartini T, Eyestone M, Goodson MS, Janssens B, Kimbell JL, Koropatnick TA, Kucaba T, Smmith C, Stewart JJ, Tong D, Troll JV, Webster S, Winhall-Rice J, Yap C, Casavant TL, McFall-Ngai MJ, and Soares MB. (2006) An Annotated cDNA Library of Juvenile Euprymna scolopes with and without Colonization by the Symbiont Vibrio fischeri. BMC Genomics, 7:154.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Assocation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; American Society of Human Genetics.