The Sales Lab

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The Sales laboratory investigates novel computational methods for the analysis of high throughput biological experiments. The research group combines approaches from computer science, statistics and systems biology to dissect the behavior of non‑model organisms and the mechanisms of complex diseases.

Gabriele Sales, PhD

Research Interests

Gabriele Sales designs and develops algorithms and integration techniques for genomic data, high‑throughput sequencing and clinical studies.


PhD, University of Turin

Selected Publications

  • Gabriele Sales, Enrica Calura, Chiara Romualdi. metaGraphite – a new layer of pathway annotation to get metabolite networks. Bioinformatics 35, 1258–1260 (2019). [Pubmed], [PDF].
  • Jong Wook Kim, Olga B Botvinnik, Omar Abudayyeh, Chet Birger, Joseph Rosenbluh, Yashaswi Shrestha, Mohamed E Abazeed, Peter S Hammerman, Daniel DiCara, David J Konieczkowski, Cory M Johannessen, Arthur Liberzon, Amir Reza Alizad-Rahvar, Gabriela Alexe, Andrew Aguirre, Mahmoud Ghandi, Heidi Greulich, Francisca Vazquez, Barbara A Weir, Eliezer M Van Allen, Aviad Tsherniak, Diane D Shao, Travis I Zack, Michael Noble, Gad Getz, Rameen Beroukhim, Levi A Garraway, Masoud Ardakani, Chiara Romualdi, Gabriele Sales, David A Barbie, Jesse S Boehm, William C Hahn, Jill P Mesirov, Pablo Tamayo. Characterizing genomic alterations in cancer by complementary functional associations. Nature Biotechnology 34, 539–546 (2016). [Pubmed], [PDF].
  • Enrica Calura, Paolo Martini, Gabriele Sales, Luca Beltrame, Giovanna Chiorino, Maurizio D’Incalci, Sergio Marchini, Chiara Romualdi. Wiring miRNAs to pathways: a topological approach to integrate miRNA and mRNA expression profiles. Nucleic Acids Research, 42 (11): e96 (2014). [Pubmed], [PDF].
  • Gabriele Sales, Enrica Calura, Paolo Martini, Chiara Romualdi. Graphite Web: Web tool for gene set analysis exploiting pathway topology. Nucleic Acids Research, 41 (W1): W89-W97 (2013). [Pubmed], [PDF].
  • Gabriele Sales, Enrica Calura, Duccio Cavalieri, Chiara Romualdi. graphite - a Bioconductor package to convert pathway topology to gene network. BMC Bioinformatics, 13:20 (2012). [Pubmed], [PDF].