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Ben Neely (Fed)

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:


Hi-C scaffolded short- and long-read genome assemblies of the California sea lion are broadly consistent for syntenic inference across 45 million years of evolution

Claire R. Peart, Christina Williams, Saurabh Pophaly, Jeremy Johnson, Ben Neely, Frances Gulland, David Adams, Bee Ng, William Cheng, Joseph Hoffman, Matthew Breen, Jochen Wolf
With the advent of chromatin-interaction maps, chromosome-level genome assemblies have become a reality for a wide range of organisms. Scaffolding quality is
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021