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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.


The science of the host–virus network

Gregory Albery, Daniel J. Becker, Liam Brierley, Cara Brook, Rebecca Christofferson, Lily Cohen, Tad Dallas, Evan Eskew, Anna Fagre, Maxwell Farrell, Emma Glennon, Sarah Guth, Maxwell Joseph, Nardus Mollentze, Ben Neely, Timothee Poisot, Angela Rasmussen, Sadie Ryan, Anna Siodin, Stephanie Seifert, Erin Sorrell, Colin Carlson
Better methods to predict and prevent the emergence of zoonotic viruses could support future efforts to reduce the risk of epidemics. We propose a network

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 September 7, 2022