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Ben Neely

Ben Neely’s work is directly related to NIST’s core mission of supporting commerce by advancing and harmonizing measurement science as well as developing resources for stakeholders to accelerate research capabilities. His current research includes development of new materials for *omic applications and generating standardized proteomic data across non-model species as part of the CoMPARe Program (Comparative Mammalian Proteome Aggregator Resource). Acquiring high-quality *omic data from non-model organisms is especially exciting given the challenges of sequencing and annotating genomes, acquiring samples, and developing computational tools to compare results across species. His other primary focus is emerging proteomic applications, specifically working with stakeholders to optimize and standardize methods for data-independent acquisition and metaproteomic analysis. These projects are generating publicly available standardized methods, data, and data mining tools.

Professional Awards and Recognition:

  • 1st Place Student Presentation, 43rd Annual IAAAM Conference, 2012
  • 2nd Place Poster, MUSC Student Research Day, 2012
  • 1st Place Student Presentation, 42nd Annual IAAAM Conference, 2011
  • 1st Place Poster, Department of Medicine's 5th Annual Research Day, 2010

Selected Publications:

Other Publications:


Progress and Challenges in Ocean Metaproteomics and Proposed Best Practices for Data Sharing

Mak Saito, Erin Bertrand, Megan Duffy, David Gaylord, Noelle Held, Judson Harvey, Robert Hettich, Pratik Jagtap, Michael G. Janech, Danie Kinkade, Dasha Leary, Matt McIlvin, Eli Moore, Robert Morris, Benjamin A. Neely, Brook Nunn, Jaclyn Sanders, Adam Shepherd, Nick Symmonds, David Walsh
Ocean metaproteomics is an emerging field that provides an exciting new datatype with potential to enable discoveries regarding marine microbial communities and
Created October 9, 2019