M. Leigh Fanning
leigh at versiera.net

I graduated in December, 2014. Thanks to all the great folks at UNM for some interesting years.

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of New Mexico
M.S. Computer Science, University of New Mexico
B.S. Engineering Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder

Algorithms, optimization problems, software development, code and engineering process correctness, launching ozonesondes and space shuttles.


Julia E. Poje,   Tamara Kastratovic,   Andrew R. Macdonald,   Ana C. Guillermo,   Steven E. Troetti,   Omar J. Jabado,   M. Leigh Fanning,   Darko Stefanovic,   Joanne Macdonald, Visual Displays that Directly Interface and Provide Read-Outs of Molecular States Via Molecular Graphics Processing Units,   Angewandte Chemie,   DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402698R1,   2014.

Carl Brown, III,   Matthew R. Lakin,   Eli K. Horwitz,   M. Leigh Fanning,   Darko Stefanovic,   Steven W. Graves,   Signal Propagation in Multi-Layer DNAzyme Cascades using Structured Chimeric Substrates,   Angewandte Chemie International Edition,   Volume 53,   Number 28,   7183-7187,   doi: 10.1002/anie.201402691,   2014.

M. Leigh Fanning,   Joanne Macdonald,   Darko Stefanovic,   ISO: Numeric Representation of Nucleic Acid Forms,   Proceedings of the ACM International Conference of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology,   ACMBCB-2011,   Chicago, IL,   2011.

M. Leigh Fanning,   Joanne Macdonald,   Darko Stefanovic,   Advancing the Deoxyribozyme-Based Logic Gate Design Process,   DNA Computing and Molecular Programming,   15th International Conference,   DNA15,   Lecture Notes in Computer Science,   Volume 5877,   45-54,   2009.

M. Leigh Fanning,   Parallel Simulated Annealing Applied to RNAi Inexact Match Gene Family Knockdown,   UNM Computer Science M.S. Thesis,   2007.

Wenzhong Zhao,   M. Leigh Fanning,   Terran Lane,   Efficient RNAi-Based Gene Family Knockdown via Set Cover Optimization,   Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine,   Volume 35,   Issues 1-2,   61-73,   2005.


M. Leigh Fanning,   Joanne Macdonald,   Darko Stefanovic,   ISO: A Numeric Representation for Nucleic Acid Secondary Structure,   9th Annual Conference,   Foundations of Nanoscience,   Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices,   FNANO12,   2012.


Molecular Computing Group

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