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Neerja Katiyar


1207 E Genomics Building
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: 951) 266-6644

Bioinformatics Programmer

Master of Science in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences,
Allahabad, India

Research Interests

Computational biology, next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics tools and database development.


  • Development of the analysis pipelines for NG-Seq data
  • Custom data analysis projects
  • Maintain Galaxy tools and server

Pendergrass, S., Frase, A., Wallace, J., Wolfe, D., Katiyar, N., Moore, C., Ritchie, MD (2013). 
Biofilter-2.0 Using Biological Knowledge for Advanced Filtering, Annotation and Model 
development for Region Based Genetic Data 

Girirajan, S., Johnson, R. L., Tassone, F., Balciuniene, J., Katiyar, N., Fox, K., Baker, C., Srikanth
A, Yeoh KH, Khoo SJ, Nauth TB, Hansen R, Ritchie M, Hertz-Picciotto I, Eichler EE, Pessah IN,
Selleck SB. (2013). Global increases in both common and rare copy number load associated with
autism. Human molecular genetics.

Zhang D, Lax AR, Henrissat B, Coutinho P, Katiya N, Nierman WC, Fedorova N. (2012)
“Carbohydrate-active enzymes revealed in Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
transcriptome” Insect Mol Biol.

Miller W, Hayes VM, Ratan A, Petersen DC, Wittekindt NE, Miller J, Walenz B, Knight J, Qi J,
Zhao F, Wang Q, Bedoya-Reina OC, Katiyar N, Tomsho LP, Kasson LM, Hardie RA, Woodbridge
P, Tindall EA, Bertelsen MF, Dixon D, Pyecroft S, Helgen KM, Lesk AM, Pringle TH, Patterson N,
Zhang Y, Kreiss A, Woods GM, Jones ME, Schuster SC et. al. (2011) “Genetic diversity and
population structure of the endangered marsupial Sarcophilus harrisii (Tasmanian devil)” Proc Natl
Acad Sci USA.