Venue: Seoul National University College of Medicine
Daehwan Kim, Ph.D.
Center for Computational Biology
McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
Daehwan Kim is a post-doctoral research fellow in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2013 under the supervision of Steven Salzberg, currently Director of the Center for Computational Biology at JHU. Dr. Kim’s expertise is in algorithms and high performance computing approaches for Next Generation Sequencing analysis, with a focus on sequence alignment and fusion gene/transcript discovery. He is the main developer of some popular software such as TopHat2, HISAT, HISAT2, and TopHat-Fusion. He has also been involved in the development of Bowtie2 and Cufflinks.
His HP at http://www.ccb.jhu.edu/people/infphilo/
Abstract of the Special Lecture