Arlin B Stoltzfus
- Research Biologist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Fellow, Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology (Rockville, MD)
- Adjunct Assoc. (2006) Professor, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
BA, cum laude, English, Grinnell College, 1985
PhD, Biology, University of Iowa, 1991
Arlin Stoltzfus received his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Iowa in molecular population genetics. He then converted to computational biology during a post-doctoral fellowship with W. Ford Doolittle. He joined NIST in 1999 as a Research Biologist working at the NIST-UMD joint research center IBBR (formerly CARB). In 2016 he became a data scientist with the MML Office of Data and Informatics. He divides his time between ODI service and computer-based research.
Yu, G., and A. Stoltzfus. 2012. “Population diversity of ORFan genes in Escherichia coli.”. Genome Biol Evol 4(11):1176-87.
Rutger A. Vos, James P. Balhoff, Jason A. Caravas, Mark T. Holder, Hilmar Lapp, Wayne P. Maddison, Peter E. Midford, Anurag Priyam, Jeet Sukumaran, Xuhua Xia, Arlin Stoltzfus; NeXML: Rich, Extensible, and Verifiable Representation of Comparative Data and Metadata. Syst Biol 2012; 61 (4): 675-689.
Prosdocimi, F., B. Chisham, E. Pontelli, J. D. Thompson, and A. Stoltzfus. 2009. “Initial implementation of a comparative data analysis ontology.”. Evol Bioinform Online 5:47-66.
Stoltzfus, A., and L. Y. Yampolsky. 2009. “Climbing mount probable: mutation as a cause of nonrandomness in evolution.”. J Hered 100(5):637-47.
T. Hladish, V. Gopalan, C. L. Liang, W. G. Qiu, P. J. Yang, and A. Stoltzfus. 2007. Bio::NEXUS: a Perl API for the NEXUS format for comparative biological data. BMC Bioinformatics 8:191.
V. Gopalan, W.G. Qiu, M.Z. Chen and A. Stoltzfus. 2006. Nexplorer: Phylogenetic browsing and manipulation of sequence family data. Bioinformatics 22(1):120-1.
L.Y. Yampolsky and A. Stoltzfus. 2005. The Exchangeability of Amino Acids in Proteins. Genetics 170, 1459-1472.
L. Y. Yampolsky and A. Stoltzfus. 2001. Bias in the introduction of variation as an orienting factor in evolution, Evol Dev, 3, 73-83.
A. Stoltzfus. 1999. On the possibility of constructive neutral evolution. J. Mol. Evol. 49(2):169-181.
A. Stoltzfus, D.F. Spencer, M. Zuker, J.M. Logsdon, Jr.,and W.F. Doolittle. 1994. Testing the exon theory of genes: the evidence from protein structure. Science 265:202-7.
2-year fellowship in computational studies of molecular evolution at NIST (US citizens only). $63,400 salary plus benefits, relocation expenses included. Application deadlines Feb. 1 and Aug. 1. Contact Arlin Stoltzfus if interested in writing proposal (3000 words).