Ants, Bees, Genomes & Evolution

@ Queen Mary University London


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Anurag Priyam PhD student

Interested in genome evolution, gene expression and user-centric software development.

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Software

  • SequenceServer - simple to setup, easy to use BLAST server.
  • oswitch - virtual environments for Bioinformatics analysis.
  • GeneValidator - identify problems with gene prediction.
  • Afra - platform to crowd-source manual curation.
  • flo - annotation liftover pipeline.
Contributions
  • GenomeTools - versatile open source genome analysis software.
  • bionode - modular bioinformatics library for NodeJS.
  • JBrowse - genome browser.

Publications

  1. The fire ant social chromosome supergene variant Sb shows low diversity but high divergence from SB. 2017. R Pracana, A Priyam, I Levantis, Y Wurm. Molecular Ecology, doi: 10.1111/mec.14054.
  2. GeneValidator: identify problems with protein-coding gene predictions. 2016. MA Dragan, I Moghul, A Priyam, C Bustos, Y Wurm. Bioinformatics, 32 (10): 1559-1561.
  3. Sequenceserver: a modern graphical user interface for custom BLAST databases. 2015. A Priyam, BJ Woodcroft, V Rai, A Munagala, I Moghul, F Ter, MA Gibbins, H Moon, G Leonard, W Rumpf, Y Wurm. biorxiv doi: 10.1101/033142.
  4. Desktop as a Service Supporting Environmental 'omics. 2015. DCH Wallom, T Booth, A Bowery, B Collier, P Kershaw, A Priyam, Y Wurm, D Field. IEEE 11th International Conference on e-Science, 2015: 214.
  5. NeXML: Rich, Extensible, and Verifiable Representation of Comparative Data and Metadata. 2012. RA Vos, JP Balhoff, JA Caravas, MT Holder, H Lapp, WP Maddison, PE Midford, A Priyam, J Sukumaran, X Xia, A Stoltzfus. Systematic Biology, 61 (4): 675-689.
Acknowledgements
  1. Schrader et al. Transposable element islands facilitate adaptation to novel environments in an invasive species. 2014. Nature Communications, 5: 5495.