Darren Platt, Ian Goodhead, Neil Hall, Douglas Fambrough, Susan Koppy | GenomeWeb
Darren Platt has left the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute and will join consumer genotyping startup 23andMe as senior director of research on Oct. 1. At JGI, Platt was the head of the informatics department. He wrote the Forge assembly algorithm, which can handle DNA sequence data from different platforms.


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