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Michael Barton

I'm a Senior Software in Bioinformatics on the next generation sequencing team at Zymergen. I blog a little bit on Bioinformatics Zen, but not so much anymore. You can contact me by email at mail@michaelbarton.me.uk or on twitter @bioinformatics.

I did a PhD in the role energy plays in molecular evolution. Then was a post doctoral researcher for a while in microbial genomics. Since then I've had software roles around building robust pipelines use pre-processing and using next generation sequencing data. My specialties include quality control, assembly, and variant calling.