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
Complete Genome Sequence of the Quality Control Strain Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus ATCC 25923
Genome Announc, November 6, 2014
Treangen TJ, Maybank RA, Enke S, Friss MB, Diviak LF, Karaolis DK, Koren S, Ondov B, Phillippy AM, Bergman NH, Rosovitz MJ
Genome Sequence of the Attenuated Carbosap Vaccine Strain of Bacillus anthracis
Genome Announc, January 15, 2013
Harrington R, Ondov BD, Radune D, Friss MB, Klubnik J, Diviak L, Hnath J, Cendrowski SR, Blank TE, Karaolis D, Friedlander AM, Burans JP, Rosovitz MJ, Treangen T, Phillippy AM, Bergman NH