Hugo Future Imperfect Slim

Gillian Chu

* means equal contribution, shared co-first authorship.

Journal Papers

  1. Tournebize, R., Chu, G. and Moorjani, P., 2022. Reconstructing the history of founder events using genome-wide patterns of allele sharing across individuals. PLoS Genetics, 18(6), p.e1010243.

  2. Lalani, Z.*, Chu, G.*, Hsu, S., Kagawa, S., Xiang, M., Zaccaria, S. and El-Kebir, M., 2022. CNAViz: An interactive webtool for user-guided segmentation of tumor DNA sequencing data. PLOS Computational Biology, 18(10), p.e1010614.

  3. Chu, G., and Warnow, T. “SCAMPP+ FastTree: Improving Scalability for Likelihood-based Phylogenetic Placement.” Bioinformatics Advances (2023): vbad008.

Conference Papers

  1. Park, M., Ivanovic, S., Chu, G., Shen, C. and Warnow, T., 2022. UPP2: Fast and Accurate Alignment Estimation of Datasets with Fragmentary Sequences. Bioinformatics.

  2. Lalani, Z.*, Chu, G.*, Hsu, S., Zaccaria, S. and El-Kebir, M., 2022. User-guided local and global copy-number segmentation for tumor sequencing data. RECOMB-CCB.

Workshop Papers

  1. Wang, Y., Sun, J., Wang, X., Wei, Y., Wu, H., Yu, Z. and Chu, G., 2020, July. Sperax: An Approach To Defeat Long Range Attacks In Blockchains. In IEEE INFOCOM 2020-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS) (pp. 574-579). IEEE.

Poster Presentations

  1. Chu, G. and Warnow, T., 2022. Exploring Trade-offs in Scalable Phylogenetic Placement Methods. ISCB-LA 2022.


Hi, I'm Gillian. I'm a PhD student in Computer Science at Princeton University, specializing in computational biology. Right now, I'm thinking about graph theory, algorithm design, probabilistic models and evolution.