Venky Iyer, Ph.D.

Graduate Student from 2001 to 2007

Ph.D. in 2008 in Molecular and Cell Biology with Michael Eisen

Comparative genomics in Drosophila

Currently Engineering Manager and Data Scientist, Facebook Inc.

Peterson BK, Hare EE, Iyer VN, Storage S, Conner L et al. (2009). Big genomes facilitate the comparative identification of regulatory elements.
Journal  PubMed  PMC  

Hare EE, Peterson BK, Iyer VN, Meier R, Eisen MB (2008). Sepsid even-skipped enhancers are functionally conserved in Drosophila despite lack of sequence conservation.
Journal  PubMed  PMC  

Li XY, MacArthur S, Bourgon R, Nix DA, Pollard DA et al. (2008). Transcription factors bind thousands of active and inactive regions in the Drosophila blastoderm.
Journal  PubMed  PMC  

Clark AG, Eisen MB, Smith DR, Bergman CM, Oliver B et al. (2007). Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny.
Journal  PubMed  Data:FLYBASE  Data:WORKING  

Pollard DA, Iyer VN, Moses AM, Eisen MB (2006). Widespread discordance of gene trees with species tree in Drosophila: evidence for incomplete lineage sorting.
Journal  PubMed  PMC  

Moses AM, Pollard DA, Nix DA, Iyer VN, Li XY et al. (2006). Large-scale turnover of functional transcription factor binding sites in Drosophila.
Journal  PubMed  PMC  Software:CisEvolver  

Pollard DA, Moses AM, Iyer VN, Eisen MB (2006). Detecting the limits of regulatory element conservation and divergence estimation using pairwise and multiple alignments.
Journal  PubMed  PMC  Software:CisEvolver  

Moses AM, Chiang DY, Pollard DA, Iyer VN, Eisen MB (2004). MONKEY: identifying conserved transcription-factor binding sites in multiple alignments using a binding site-specific evolutionary model.
Journal  PubMed  PMC  Web  Software:MONKEY