Medical Genetics, UBC Genome Sciences Centre, BCCA
De novo sequence assembly • Sequence mapping • Tool development • Visualization
Dr. Inanc Birol is a Scientist at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in the Genome Sciences Centre, an Associate Professor at University of British Columbia, Department of Medical Genetics, and an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science.
Dr. Birol’s research interests include the analysis of short read sequencing data to study genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes of model species and humans. He directs the Bioinformatics Technology Lab that develops bioinformatics tools for de novo sequence assembly, sequence mapping, downstream data analysis, and visualization.