ROCKVILLE, Md, Nov 16 - Michael Waterman, considered by many to be the father of computational biology, will begin working with Celera Genomics as the company’s first fellow.

Speaking Thursday at an event honoring his appointment, Waterman said he would likely work on SNPs as well as on the “coverage process” to determine whether whole genes were in fact cloned. He is planning to work with Gene Myers, Celera’s vice president of informatics research.

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