Carl Kingsford

Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Carl Kingsford is Associate Professor of Computational Biology in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. His group works on creating efficient computational methods to extract biological insight from high-throughput data, including analysis of molecular interaction networks and large-scale genomics. He is the author of many open-source, widely used software packages including JELLYFISH, Sailfish, TransTermHP, GIRAF, Armatus, CORAL, and others. He is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in computational and evolutionary molecular biology and an NSF CAREER award, and was recently selected by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as one of only 14 Data Driven Discovery Investigators across all areas of science.

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