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Jennifer Shelton

Senior Bioinformatics Programmer

Jennifer Shelton is a Bioinformatics Analyst who joined the NYGC September 2015. Jennifer studied genomics applications, chromosome and genome analysis, and bioinformatics as a Master’s student at Kansas State University. After earning her degree she became the K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core Outreach Coordinator where she collaborated with scientists at BioNano Genomics to develop workflows to assemble physical maps or order/orient sequence assemblies with single molecule maps. She is also interested in open science and an active Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry Instructor. At the NYGC she works on de novo genome assembly projects for non-model organisms for Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, Andre Corvelo.

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