JCVI: About / Bios / Dan A. Katzel
Section Banner



Dan A. Katzel
Sr. Software Engineer

Research Interests and Accomplishments

Danny Katzel is a Senior Software Engineer at the J. Craig Venter Institue. He is a member of the Viral Genomics Group, and is responsible for developing algorithms and analysis techniques to assemble and study viral genomic data. He has developed the Jillion library which can read, write, and modify various genomic read and assembly formats. He also helped develop other bioinformatics software libraries including the Elvira software suite and the complete architecture refactoring of Cloe. Mr. Katzel received his Bachelor's degree in computer science from The George Washington University.

Select Publications

Stockwell TB, Heberlein-Larson LA, et al.
First Complete Genome Sequences of Two Keystone Viruses from Florida.

Genome Announcements. 2015 Dec 01; 3[more]

Li K, Shrivastava S, et al.
Automated Degenerate PCR Primer Design for High-throughput Sequencing Improves Efficiency of Viral Sequencing.

Virology Journal. 2012 Jun 01; 9: 261.[more]

Ghedin, E., Wentworth, D. E., et al.
Unseasonal Transmission of H3N2 Influenza A Virus During the Swine-origin H1N1 Pandemic.

Journal of virology. 2010 Jun 01; 84(11): 5715-8.[more]