Dr Kathryn Beal | Senior Software Developer

Beal, Kathryn

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  • Tobacco smoking and somatic mutations in human bronchial epithelium.

    Yoshida K, Gowers KHC, Lee-Six H, Chandrasekharan DP, Coorens T et al.

    Nature 2020;578;7794;266-272

  • 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

  • Genome-wide comparative analysis reveals human-mouse regulatory landscape and evolution.

    Denas O, Sandstrom R, Cheng Y, Beal K, Herrero J et al.

    BMC genomics 2015;16;87

  • 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, Pagani 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

  • Integrating sequence and array data to create an improved 1000 Genomes Project haplotype reference panel.

    Delaneau O, Marchini J, 1000 Genomes Project Consortium and 1000 Genomes Project Consortium

    Nature communications 2014;5;3934

  • 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

  • Ensembl 2013.

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

    Nucleic acids research 2013;41;Database issue;D48-55

  • 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

  • Analysis of variation at transcription factor binding sites in Drosophila and humans.

    Spivakov M, Akhtar J, Kheradpour P, Beal K, Girardot C et al.

    Genome biology 2012;13;9;R49

  • Ensembl 2012.

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

    Nucleic acids research 2012;40;Database issue;D84-90

  • 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 2011.

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

    Nucleic acids research 2011;39;Database issue;D800-6

  • Genome sequence of an Australian kangaroo, Macropus eugenii, provides insight into the evolution of mammalian reproduction and development.

    Renfree MB, Papenfuss AT, Deakin JE, Lindsay J, Heider T et al.

    Genome biology 2011;12;8;R81

  • eHive: an artificial intelligence workflow system for genomic analysis.

    Severin J, Beal K, Vilella AJ, Fitzgerald S, Schuster M et al.

    BMC bioinformatics 2010;11;240

  • 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

  • Multi-platform next-generation sequencing of the domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo): genome assembly and analysis.

    Dalloul RA, Long JA, Zimin AV, Aslam L, Beal K et al.

    PLoS biology 2010;8;9

  • 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

  • The Staden package, 1998.

    Staden R, Beal KF and Bonfield JK

    Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 2000;132;115-30

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