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.
A tool to scaffold long read assemblies with Hi-C data
Integrating Hi-C links with assembly graphs for chromosome-scale assembly
bioRxiv, February 7, 2018
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
Scaffolding of long read assemblies using long range contact information
BMC Genomics, July 12, 2017