Sergey Nurk, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow (alum)



Verkko is a hybrid genome assembly pipeline developed for telomere-to-telomere assembly of long accurate (e.g. PacBio HiFi) and ultra-long (e.g. Oxford Nanopore UL) reads. Verkko is Finnish for net, mesh and graph.


A single molecule sequence assembler for genomes large and small
The variation and evolution of complete human centromeres
bioRxiv, May 30, 2023
Logsdon GA, Rozanski AN, Ryabov F, Potapova T, Shepelev VA, Mao Y, Rautiainen M, Koren S, Nurk S, Porubsky D, Lucas JK, Hoekzema K, Munson KM, Gerton JL, Phillippy AM, Alexandrov IA, Eichler EE