Kim C. Worley, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

image: Kim Worley, Ph.D.Contact information

kworley@bcm.edu

Education

Postdoc, Baylor College of Medicine, 1997

Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 1993

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984

Awards and honors

1989: Predoctoral training grant, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health

1993: Postdoctoral Fellowship, W.M. Keck Center for Computational Biology, National Library of Medicine

1993: Participant, Essential Computational Genomics for Biologists, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

1995: National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Center for Human Genome Research, National Institutes of Health

2010: IBM Faculty Award, IBM Corporation

Research interests

Computational biology, especially computer methods for analysis of genomic sequence information; bioinformatics, developing new tools to improve genomic sequence assembly, analysis and annotation.

Publications

R Cameron A, Kudtarkar P, Gordon SM, Worley KC, Gibbs RA. Do echinoderm genomes measure up?. Mar Genomics. 2015;22:1-9. doi:10.1016/j.margen.2015.02.004.

Simakov O, Kawashima T, Marlétaz F, et al. Hemichordate genomes and deuterostome origins. Nature. 2015;527(7579):459-65. doi:10.1038/nature16150.