Dr Josh Singer

  • Research Software Engineer (Centre for Virus Research)


Research software engineer with academic and commercial experience. 

Research interests

My research focuses on phylogenetic virus genome sequence databases. 

As part of the Gifford group, I have developed GLUE, a software system for virus genome sequence data. GLUE organises virus sequences within a detailed phylogenetic database. It is applicable to a wide range of virus families, and provides a rich set of computational functions. It can play a role in a range of contexts including basic research, clinical research and public health decision support. 

HCV-GLUE is a bioinformatic resource for Hepatitis C virus research, which is based on GLUE. It includes a public web version which supports automated genotyping and drug resistance analysis.


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