Academic Editor

Donovan H Parks


Summary

Donovan Parks holds a PhD in computer science and has developed a number of bioinformatic programs used by the research community including CheckM, STAMP, and GenGIS. He has expertise in bioinformatics relating to microbial ecology, phylogenetics, and genome-centric analyzes. He is currently working as a bioinformatic consultant with the Australian Centre for Ecogenomics where he is working on an initiative to resolve long-standing issues within bacterial and archaeal nomenclature and developing new tools for reconstructing and validating genomes obtained directly from environmental samples.

Biodiversity Biogeochemistry Biogeography Bioinformatics Genomics Microbiology

Work details

Bioinformatic Consultant

Sole Proprietor
January 2016
Sole Proprietor

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Queensland
January 2013 - December 2015
Australian Centre for Ecogenomics

Master of Engineering

McGill University
September 2004 - August 2006
Electrical and Computer Engineering

PhD

Dalhousie University
September 2008 - August 2012
Computer Science

May 21, 2015
19 citations
831 downloads
3,959 views
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January 27, 2015
29 citations
834 downloads
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September 30, 2014
78 citations
1,396 downloads
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May 20, 2015 - Version: 2
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June 10, 2014 - Version: 1
826 downloads
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March 17, 2014 - Version: 2
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May 3, 2013 - Version: 1
659 downloads
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This manuscript has been published in Genome Biology and Evolution under the title "An Expanded Genomic Representation of the Phylum Cyanobacteria": http://gbe.oxfordjournals.org/...