CORE C: Data Management and Biostatistics (Database Manager)
Dr. Selengut is leading the web interface, data coordination, and database design and management efforts of the UMd TCORS. He gained his experience in Bioinformatics and databases through his work at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI, formerly TIGR, The Institute for Genomic Research). While there he helped develop the TIGRFAMs library of protein HMMs and the Genome Properties project, the PPP and SIMBAL phylogenetic profiling methods, and was involved in numerous genome sequencing and annotation projects. Dr. Selengut is currently an Associate Research Scientist at the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB) within the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS).