Evan Snitkin: Outbreaks, Resistance, and Bioinformatics in the Clinic | GenomeWeb

Recommended by: David Lipman, National Center for Biotechnology Information, Julie Segre, National Human Genome Research Institute, and Tom Tullius, Boston University

Though he majored in both biology and computer science in college, Evan Snitkin didn't intend to become a bioinformatician — he says that when he was in college, he had no idea bioinformatics even existed.

Now at NHGRI in Julie Segre's lab, Snitkin is applying genome sequencing and bioinformatic analysis to study hospital-acquired infections and the evolution of antibiotic resistance.

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