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Genomics Technology Infrastructure

Team Leader, Genomics Technology Infrastructure



Andy Yates leads the Genomics Technology Infrastructure team, which provides technical development and production capacity for the Ensembl and DECIPHER projects. Andy joined EMBL-EBI in 2006 and has developed production infrastructure and databases for Integr8, Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes which he was a founding member of the resource in 2008. He became a team leader in 2015 and now serves as joint-PI for the Ensembl project. Since 2017, Andy has led the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health workstream Genomic Knowledge Standards and has steered the development of three standards; refget, Variation Representation Specification and Service Info. His background is in Pharmacology and he holds a MSc in Bioinformatics from the University of Manchester.


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