Daniel Zerbino

Daniel Zerbino
Team Leader, Genome Analysis

Daniel Zerbino leads the Genome Analysis team, which focuses on whole genome analyses and the functional annotation of non-genic regions. He also leads a small research group. Daniel completed his PhD at EMBL-EBI, studying de novo assembly of next-generation sequencing data, and developed the Velvet assembler. After a postdoc at the University of California Santa Cruz analysing RNA-Seq data and studying the mathematics of sequence rearrangements, he returned to EMBL-EBI to lead Ensembl Regulation before leading the Genome Analysis team. Daniel's background is in mathematics and computer engineering, and he holds a joint degree from the École Polytechnique and the École des Mines in France.

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5350-3056

Tel:+44 (0)1223 494 130 / Fax:+44 (0)1223 494 468

Zerbino team

The Genome Analysis team focuses on whole genome analyses to reveal genomic function. This includes the functional annotation of non-coding regions, a field which we have only started to investigate but which will likely help advance a large number of genetic association studies.

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  • Premanand Achuthan
  • Myrto Areti Kostadima
  • Agathe Delaune
  • Reham Fatima
  • Thomas Juettemann
  • Matthew Laird
  • Ilias Lavidas
  • Ernesto Lowy
  • Jose Carlos Marugan
  • Mark McDowall
  • Michael Nuhn
  • Magali Ruffier
  • Kieron Taylor
  • Alessandro Vullo
  • Brandon Walts