Mr Dominic Absolon

Senior Computer Biologist

Dominic Absolon is a Senior Computational Biologist in the tree of Life working as a genome curator. His work ivolves polishing genomic asssemblies, ensuring the most accurate representation possible is published to the public.a

Dominic arrived at Sanger from the University of Cambridge, Department of Plant Sciences where he completed a PhD in marine microbial genomics. He performed metagenomic analysis on environmental samples as well as cultured protist communities and used comparative genomic approaches to study the biosynthesis of B vitamins in such organisms.