Kelly Sovacool

PhD Student since 2019

Research areas

  • Bioinformatics
  • Integrative Omics

Education

  • B.S.: University of Kentucky (2018)
Kelly Sovacool

Background

I’m interested in developing computational tools and data analysis pipelines for microbiome research.

Papers from time in Schloss lab

  1. Hagan AK, Lesniak NA, Balunas MJ, Bishop L, Close WL, Doherty MD, Elmore AG, Flynn KJ, Hannigan GK, Koumpouras CC, Jenior ML, Kozik AJ, McBride K, Rifkin SB, Stough JMA, Sovacool KL, Sze MA, Tomkovich S, Topçuoğlu BD, Schloss PD. 2020. Ten simple rules to increase computational skills among biologists with Code Clubs. PLOS Computational Biology. 16: e1008119. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008119.
  2. Topçuoğlu BD, Lapp Z, Sovacool KL, Snitkin E, Wiens J, Schloss PD. 2021. mikropml: User-Friendly R Package for Supervised Machine Learning Pipelines. Journal of Open Source Software. 6: 3073. DOI: 10.21105/joss.03073.
  3. Sovacool KL, Westcott SL, Mumphrey MB, Dotson GA, Schloss PD. 2022. OptiFit: an improved method for fitting amplicon sequences to existing OTUs. mSphere. 7: 00916-21. DOI: 10.1128/msphere.00916-21.
  4. Lapp Z, Sovacool KL, Lesniak N, King D, Barnier C, Flickinger M, Krüger J, Armour CR, Lapp MM, Tallant J, Diao R, Oneka M, Tomkovich S, Moltzau Anderson J, Lucas SK, Schloss PD. 2022. Developing and deploying an integrated workshop curriculum teaching computational skills for reproducible research. The Journal of Open Science Education. DOI: 10.21105/jose.00144.