Who is Keith Bradnam?

I am an Associate Project Scientist in the laboratory of Ian Korf at the UC Davis Genome Center. I first started my career in bioinformatics back in 1993 as a Masters student at the University of Manchester.  See my ImpactStory page for a more detailed overview of my publications and other scientific output. I am passionate about Open Science, the Oxford comma, and adding milk first when making tea.

As well as the thoughts that I gather together on this blog (which are also shared to the @ACGT_blog twitter account),  I can also be found talking about various issues relating to science on my own twitter account (@kbradnam). Additionally, I tweet a lot of links to papers and other resources relating to the field of 'omics' assembly (genome, transcriptome, and metagenome) via the Assemblathon twitter account (@assemblathon). There is also the (relatively new) Take-Home Message website, in which I write stories to accompany Abby Yu's amazing cartoons that touch on recent events from the world of biology.

In December 2015, I will be leaving UC Davis and heading back 'across the pond' to London, UK. Feel free to get in contact if you know of suitable openings relating to science communication/outreach and/or genomics/bioinformatics.

 

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Financial Disclaimer

From time to time I write about companies in the biotechnology sector, particularly companies that develop sequencing technologies. I do not own, and have never owned, shares in any biotechnology company. Nor do I have any other vested interest in such companies that might lead to a conflict of interest.