We are excited to announce that Dr. Sathesh Sivasankaran is joining the BAC! Sathesh is a broadly trained computational biologist, with over ten years of experience working on a large variety of next generation sequencing projects. Before joining the BAC Sathesh was a postdoctoral fellow at Iowa State in the Genome Informatics Facility and the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. Sathesh completed is PhD in Microbiology and Bioinformatics in the Department of Microbiology at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Sathesh’s primary interests are in developing data-driven analysis methods for various NGS and multi-omics integrative studies and using computational and statistical approaches to improve animal and human health.