Paul Gordon, PhD

BSc(H) in Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Canada
Master of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Canada
Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada

Photo of Paul in the woods

Areas of Research

Nanopore Sequencing Data Analysis, Phylogenetic Interference

Supervising degrees

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Masters: Unavailable
Math and Statistics - Masters: Unavailable

Working with this supervisor

Paul Gordon, PhD is the Bioinformatics Manager for the Cumming School of Medicine's Centre for Health Genomics and Informatics. Dr. Gordon has a background in Computer Science, but has been applying it to the field of molecular biology since 1996 with primer design and gene analysis of the first archaeal genome, Sulfolobus solfataricus P2, by Sanger sequencing. Since then he has worked on a number of Genome Canada projects ranging from biofuel enzyme discovery, to crop genetics, to kidney transplant monitoring. In these projects he has contributed to the parallelization of microarray analysis in R/Bioconductor, and co-authored more than 60 journal papers, including several using Next Generation Sequencing for both basic and clinical research from his current role.  

Dr. Gordon has co-supervised both Math & Stats and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Masters' students on the software topics of electrical signal-level analysis of nanopore sequencing data (OpenDBA), and parallelization of phylogeny inference (BEAST2).

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