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Eugene Wimberly Myers
December 31, 1953
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Colorado at Boulder
Janelia Farm Research Campus
University of Arizona
|Thesis||A Depth-First search characterization of K-connectivity and its application to connectivity testing (1982)|
|Doctoral advisor||Andrzej Ehrenfeucht|
Eugene Wimberly "Gene" Myers, Jr. (born December 31, 1953) is an American computer scientist and bioinformatician, who is best known for contributing to the early development of the NCBI's BLAST tool for sequence analysis.
In 2003, Myers was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering for pioneering research and leadership in the development of computational methods of genome sequencing and assembly.
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