• Affiliate Assistant Professor, Global Health
  • Senior Scientist, SCRI Center for Global Infectious Disease Research (CGIDR)

Seattle, WA
United States

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Dr. Rustad teaches a Spring course introducing and expanding student's bioinformatic methods for analyzing and displaying biological data using python and some R. He is also part of Dr. David Sherman's research group investigating gene regulatory networks in M. tuberculosis.

  • PhD (University of Washington)
  • BS (University of Washington)
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Biostatistics
  • Education and Training
  • Genomics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pathobiology
  • Research
  • TB
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Minch K, Rustad TR, Peterson E, Winkler J, Reiss D, Ma S, Hickey M, Brabant, W, Morrison B, Turkarslan S, Mawhinney C, Galagan J, Price N, Baliga, Sherman DR. The DNA binding network of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 2014. November Nature Communications, 2015, Jan 12:6:5829.

Rustad TR, Minch KM, Winkler JK, Hobbs S, Hickey MJ, Brabant W, Turkarslan S, Baliga NS, Sherman DR. Mapping and manipulating the MTB transcriptome using a transcription factor overexpression derived regulatory network. Genome Biology 2014 Sept. Genome Biology 2014; 15:502.PMICD:PMC4249609.

Galagan JE, Minch KJ, Peterson MW, Lyubetskaya AV, Azizi E, Sweet L, Gomes A, Rustad TR, Dolganov G, GlotovaI, Abeel T, Mahwinney C, Kennedy A, Allard R, Brabant W, Krueger AT, Jaini S, Honda B, Yu WH, Hickey MJ, Zucker J, Garay C, Weiner B, Sisk P, Stolte C, Camacho DM, Dreyfuss JM, Lui Y, Dorhoi A, Mollenkopf HJ, Drogaris P, Lamontagne J, Zhou Y, Piquenot J, Park ST, Raman S, Kaufmann SH, Mohney R, Chelsky D, Moody DB, Sherman DR, Schoolnik GK. Reconstruction of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Regulatory Network and Deconstruction of the Hypoxic Response. Nature. 2013 Jul 11;499(7457):178-83. PMID: 23823726