Kim C. Worley, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

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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.


Ostrowski EA, Shen Y, Tian X, et al. Genomic signatures of cooperation and conflict in the social amoeba. Curr Biol. 2015;25(12):1661-5. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.04.059.