ijordan3

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First Name: 
King
Last Name: 
Jordan
Title 1: 
Director of Bioinformatics Graduate Program
Title 2: 
Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Research Interests: 

My research program is focused on understanding the genome level determinants of the diversification between evolutionary lineages. The approach that I use towards this end is computationally based and consists of the comparative analysis of large-scale genomic sequence, expression and functional data sets. This approach is facilitated by the accumulation of genome-scale data sets and the continuing development of the computational applications and infrastructure needed to employ such data. Ultimately, I hope to integrate our understanding of how evolutionary forces play out at distinct levels of biological organization.
 

Areas of Specialization: 
Comparative & Functional Genomics, Human Clinical & Population Genetics, Computational Health