Eric Rouchka


Eric C. Rouchka, D.Sc., is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Louisville where he is the co-Director of the University of Louisville Bioinformatics and Biomedical Computing Laboratory. He also serves as the Bioinformatics Core Director for the statewide KY-INBRE funded by the National Institutes of Health.  His research interests fall in the area of algorithmic development for high-throughput sequencing data, including RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, miRNA-Seq, CRISPR/Cas9, and scRNA-Seq. He earned his Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degree in Computer Science degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002. From 1994-1996, he was at Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, where he worked with Chip Lawrence on modifications to Gibbs Sampling routines as part of his Master's Thesis. He earned undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Biology, and Mathematics from Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri.


  • D.Sc. in Computer Science, Washington University - St. Louis, 2002
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1996
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Rockhurst College, 1994


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