About Korf Lab


This is the website for Ian Korf's research group at the Genome Center, UC Davis. Since 2004 we have been developing bioinformatics solutions to help tackle problems - both large and small - in the fast-moving field of genomics. Much of the research in our lab builds on collaborations with others, both at UC Davis and also further afield.

The diverse nature of our activities can often make it seem like that there is very little in common between all of our different research projects. However, the one thing that unites all of our work is our desire to produce tools and to provide analyses that help make sense of DNA and protein sequences, and which help turn those sequences into stories.

Explore this site to find out more about what we do, about the people in our lab, and the software tools and data that are available for you to use.

The Korf Lab, 29th January 2015.

New: May 2014

Version 2.5 of CEGMA is now available. This release fixes some (mostly) minor bugs and improves the display of information when CEGMA is running. The CEGMA code is now available via GitHub as well.

About Korf Lab

Korf Lab in the news

Jun 26, 2015: Keith Bradnam is interviewed by Frontline Genomics Magazine about his life in Bioinformatics.

Apr 8, 2015: Ian Korf is quoted in a Nature commentary article about Bioinformatics Service cores and the need for beter career paths for bioinformaticians.

Mar 16, 2015: Danielle Lemay is interviewed by the UC Davis News team about the new publication by herself, Kristen Beck (lead author), Ian Korf and others that describes new milk proteomes for human and macaque.

Apr 22, 2013: The Assemblathon 2 paper has won the 2013 BioMed Central Open Data award

Dec 10, 2013: A short piece in the UC Davis Alumni Magazine that discusses the new Genomics undergraduate major that Ian Korf co-developed.

Nov 26, 2013: Ian Korf writes a News & Views piece for Nature Methods about two new comparisons of programs that work with RNA-seq data

Nov 1, 2013: Keith B. and Kristen are both featured in a piece on Inquiring Minds as part of the new One UC Davis campaign.

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Contact Us

For questions or comments about the website, please e-mail:

korflab AT ucdavis DOT edu

Contact information for specific members of our lab can be found on their personal pages.