Brian Ondov

Graduate Student


Brian Ondov studied computer science at RPI and bioinformatics at Georgia Tech. He now specializes in visualization and high performance algorithms, and has been the principal engineer of Krona, Gingr and Mash. As of fall 2017 he is a computer science PhD student at the University of Maryland and a pre-doctoral IRTA with the Genome Informatics Section.



Fast genome and metagenome distance and containment estimation using MinHash


A suite of core-genome alignment and visualization tools for quickly analyzing thousands of intraspecific microbial genomes


Interactively explore metagenomes and more from a web browser
News posts

Mash Screen: what's in my sequencing run?

September 25, 2017
The Perceptual Proxies of Visual Comparison
IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics, August 20, 2019
Jardine N, Ondov BD, Elmqvist N, Franconeri S
Face to Face: Evaluating Visual Comparison
IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph, August 20, 2018
Ondov BD, Jardine N, Elmqvist N, Franconeri S