Team Leader, Eukaryotic Annotation
Dr Kevin Howe leads the Eukaryotic Annotation team, which is responsible for the gene annotation and comparative genomics components of Ensembl, and EMBL-EBI’s contribution to WormBase and the Alliance of Genome Resources.
Prior to joining EMBL-EBI, he worked on a number of projects on the Wellcome Genome Campus (including Pfam and Ensembl), and spent three years at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute helping to establish their core bioinformatics facility. Dr Howe originally trained as a computer scientist at Imperial College London, going on to complete a PhD in computational biology in the lab of Richard Durbin at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.
kevin.howe [at] ebi.ac.uk
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1751-9226
Tel:+ 44 (0) 1223 494 417 / Fax:+ 44 (0) 1223 494 468
The Eukaryotic Annotation team participates in various activities and collaborations in the area of genome annotation and comparative genomics. These range from detailed manual curation of the C. elegans reference genome with gene structures, regulatory elements and other features, through to high-quality computational annotation and orthology/paralogy relationships for thousands of genomes emerging from global efforts to sequence the eukaryotic tree of life.