Kim C. Worley, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

image: Kim Worley, Ph.D.Contact information


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.


Worley KC, Richards S, Rogers J. The Value of New Genome References. Exp Cell Res. 2016. doi:10.1016/j.yexcr.2016.12.014.