Jay Ghurye

Graduate Student

UMD
jaygcs.umd.edu

Jay works on algorithms for genome and metagenome scaffolding. He completed his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from India and started PhD at the University of Maryland - College Park in fall 2014, where he is working in Mihai Pop's lab. He holds a volunteer research position with the Genome Informatics Section.

Projects

SALSA

A tool to scaffold long read assemblies with Hi-C data
Publications
A chromosome-scale assembly of the major African malaria vector Anopheles funestus
bioRxiv, December 10, 2018
Ghurye J, Koren S, Small ST, Redmond S, Howell P, Phillippy AM, Besansky NJ
Assignment of virus and antimicrobial resistance genes to microbial hosts in a complex microbial community by combined long-read assembly and proximity ligation
bioRxiv, December 9, 2018
Bickhart D, Watson M, Koren S, Panke-Buisse K, Cersosimo LM, Press MO, Van Tassell CP, Van Kessel JAS, Haley BJ, Kim SW, Heiner C, Suen G, Bakshy K, Liachko I, Sullivan ST, Ghurye J, Pop M, Weimer PJ, Phillippy AM, Smith TPL
Metagenomic assembly through the lens of validation: recent advances in assessing and improving the quality of genomes assembled from metagenomes
Briefings in Bioinformatics, August 7, 2017
Olson ND, Treangen TJ, Hill CM, Cepeda-Espinoza V, Ghurye J, Koren S, Pop M