Dr Kathryn Beal | Senior Software Developer

Beal, Kathryn

Help support the CGP-IT analysis pipeline and external data export system


  • The Ensembl REST API: Ensembl Data for Any Language.

    Yates A, Beal K, Keenan S, McLaren W, Pignatelli M et al.

    Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) 2015;31;1;143-5

  • Ensembl 2015.

    Cunningham F, Amode MR, Barrell D, Beal K, Billis K et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2015;43;Database issue;D662-9

  • Alignathon: a competitive assessment of whole-genome alignment methods.

    Earl D, Nguyen N, Hickey G, Harris RS, Fitzgerald S et al.

    Genome research 2014;24;12;2077-89

  • A comparative encyclopedia of DNA elements in the mouse genome.

    Yue F, Cheng Y, Breschi A, Vierstra J, Wu W et al.

    Nature 2014;515;7527;355-64

  • Principles of regulatory information conservation between mouse and human.

    Cheng Y, Ma Z, Kim BH, Wu W, Cayting P et al.

    Nature 2014;515;7527;371-5

  • Gibbon genome and the fast karyotype evolution of small apes.

    Carbone L, Harris RA, Gnerre S, Veeramah KR, Lorente-Galdos B et al.

    Nature 2014;513;7517;195-201

  • The common marmoset genome provides insight into primate biology and evolution.

    Marmoset Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium

    Nature genetics 2014;46;8;850-7

  • Human genomic regions with exceptionally high levels of population differentiation identified from 911 whole-genome sequences.

    Colonna V, Ayub Q, Chen Y, L, Luisi P et al.

    Genome biology 2014;15;6;R88

  • Ensembl 2014.

    Flicek P, Amode MR, Barrell D, Beal K, Billis K et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2014;42;Database issue;D749-55

  • Integrative annotation of variants from 1092 humans: application to cancer genomics.

    Khurana E, Fu Y, Colonna V, Mu XJ, Kang HM et al.

    Science (New York, N.Y.) 2013;342;6154;1235587

  • The draft genomes of soft-shell turtle and green sea turtle yield insights into the development and evolution of the turtle-specific body plan.

    Wang Z, Pascual-Anaya J, Zadissa A, Li W, Niimura Y et al.

    Nature genetics 2013;45;6;701-6

  • An integrated map of genetic variation from 1,092 human genomes.

    1000 Genomes Project Consortium, Abecasis GR, Auton A, Brooks LD, DePristo MA et al.

    Nature 2012;491;7422;56-65

  • An integrated encyclopedia of DNA elements in the human genome.

    ENCODE Project Consortium

    Nature 2012;489;7414;57-74

  • Insights into hominid evolution from the gorilla genome sequence.

    Scally A, Dutheil JY, Hillier LW, Jordan GE, Goodhead I et al.

    Nature 2012;483;7388;169-75

  • A high-resolution map of human evolutionary constraint using 29 mammals.

    Lindblad-Toh K, Garber M, Zuk O, Lin MF, Parker BJ et al.

    Nature 2011;478;7370;476-82

  • A user's guide to the encyclopedia of DNA elements (ENCODE).

    ENCODE Project Consortium

    PLoS biology 2011;9;4;e1001046

  • Ensembl's 10th year.

    Flicek P, Aken BL, Ballester B, Beal K, Bragin E et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2010;38;Database issue;D557-62

  • Sequence progressive alignment, a framework for practical large-scale probabilistic consistency alignment.

    Paten B, Herrero J, Beal K and Birney E

    Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) 2009;25;3;295-301

  • Enredo and Pecan: genome-wide mammalian consistency-based multiple alignment with paralogs.

    Paten B, Herrero J, Beal K, Fitzgerald S and Birney E

    Genome research 2008;18;11;1814-28

  • Genome-wide nucleotide-level mammalian ancestor reconstruction.

    Paten B, Herrero J, Fitzgerald S, Beal K, Flicek P et al.

    Genome research 2008;18;11;1829-43

Beal, Kathryn
Kathryn's Timeline

Started working for CGP at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge


Started working for Eagle Genomics, Cambridge


Started working for Ensembl at the European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge


Started working for the Medical Research Council, Cambridge


Started working at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London