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Clarissa Boschiero

Research Associate



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Contact

301-504-9843 (voice)
301-504-8414 (fax)

AGIL-ARS-USDA
10300 Baltimore Ave.
Bldg. 306, Room 111, BARC-East
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350

Areas of expertise

Bioinformatics, high-throughput data analysis, functional genomics, development of genomic tools and databases, study of genetic variants

Education

Ph.D., Animal Science, São Paulo State University, Brazil, 2009

Previous experience

Postdoctoral Fellow, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, UK, 2011
    (identification of genetic variants in poultry; development of first
    commercial SNP chip for chickens)
Researcher, University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2013
    (identification of genetic variants and selection signature regions in
    chickens)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Noble Research Institute, Ardmore, OK, 2016
    (identification of small secreted peptides in legumes; development
    of genomic database of small proteins in plants)

Clarissa Boschiero is a Research Biologist Computational (Research Associate) in the Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS, USDA, in Beltsville, MD. She has experience with animal and plant genomics research, and her scientific focus areas include bioinformatics, high-throughput data analysis, functional genomics, development of genomic tools and databases, and study of genetic variants. Her main research priority is to generate innovative discoveries from the interpretation of genomics data and make multiomics data accessible to researchers using bioinformatics tools and thus to improve the productivity and sustainability of animal production and agriculture.

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