Last Updated 2016

Topic: Integrating sequencing and clinical informatics with DNAnexus

This will be a hybrid presentation with discussion and demonstration of the DNAnexus platform.

Speakers: Darren Ames and Maria Simbirsky, DNAnexus

Darren is a bioinformatics scientist at DNAnexus, and is embedded full-time in the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine. His background is in plant genetics, genomics, and statistics. In his free time, he enjoys ultrarunning, painting and yoga. His favorite book is “An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles”.


Maria Simbirsky is a Bioinformatics Scientist on the DNAnexus Science team and has been with the company since 2016. She works closely with DNAnexus partners such as Pacific Biosciences, 10X Genomics, and Bionano to enable a wide variety of tools on the DNAnexus platform. She also works closely with large consortia such as the Vertebrate Genome Project and the eMERGE network to enable novel research

Presentation Slides: IGNITE_slides_public

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