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Hansen KD, Sabunciyan S, Langmead B, Nagy N, Curley R, Klein G, Klein E, Salamon D, Feinberg AP. Large-scale hypomethylated blocks associated with Epstein-Barr virus-induced B-cell immortalization Genome Research. Advance online: September, 2013.

Schatz MC, Langmead B. The DNA Data Deluge. IEEE Spectrum. July, 2013.

Slashdotted. JHU news release and magazine article.


Herb BR, Wolschin F, Hansen KD, Aryee MJ, Langmead B, Irizarry R, Amdam GV, Feinberg AP. Reversible switching between epigenetic states in honeybee behavioral subcastes. Nature Neuroscience. 2012 Oct;15(10):1371-3.

Johns Hopkins Medicine news piece

Gurtowski J, Schatz MC, Langmead B. Genotyping in the cloud with crossbow. Curr Protoc Bioinformatics. 2012 Sep;Chapter 15:Unit15.3.

KD Hansen*, Langmead B*, Irizarry RA. BSmooth: from whole genome bisulfite sequencing reads to differentially methylated regions. Genome Biology, 2012;13:R83. * Equal contribution

Describes the BSmooth software tool.

Langmead B, Salzberg S. Fast gapped-read alignment with Bowtie 2. Nature Methods. 2012, 9:357-359.

Describes the Bowtie 2 software tool. Selected for author profile.


Frazee A, Langmead B, Leek JT. ReCount: A multi-experiment resource of analysis-ready RNA-seq gene count datasets. BMC Bioinformatics. 2011, 12:449.

Describes the ReCount database.

Hansen KD*, Timp W*, Corrada Bravo H*, Sabunciyan S*, Langmead B*, McDonald OG, Wen B, Wu H, Liu Y, Diep D, Briem E, Zhang K, Irizarry RA, Feinberg AP. Increased methylation variation in epigenetic domains across cancer types . Nature Genetics. 2011 Jun 26;43(8):768-75. * Equal contribution

Langmead B. Aligning Short Sequencing Reads with Bowtie. Curr Protoc Bioinformatics. 2010 Dec;Chapter 11:Unit 11.7.


Leek JT, Scharpf RB, Corrada Bravo H, Simcha D, Langmead B, Johnson WE, Geman D, Baggerly K, Irizarry RA. Tackling the widespread and critical impact of batch effects in high-throughput data. Nature Reviews Genetics. 2010 Sep 14.

Langmead B, Hansen KD, Leek JT. Cloud-scale RNA-sequencing differential expression analysis with Myrna. Genome Biology. 2010;11(8):R83

Describes the Myrna software tool.

Langmead B. Cloud Computing for Data Analysis: Toward the Plateau of Productivity. Bio IT-World. 2010 August; Vol. 9, No. 4: 36.

Schatz MC, Langmead B, Salzberg SL. Cloud computing and the DNA data race. Nature Biotechnology. 2010 Jul;28(7):691-3.


Langmead B Highly Scalable Short Read Alignment with the Burrows-Wheeler Transform and Cloud Computing 2009; Master's thesis, University of Maryland.

Langmead B, Schatz MC, Lin J, Pop M, Salzberg SL. Searching for SNPs with cloud computing. Genome Biology. 2009;10(11):R134

Describes the Crossbow software tool.

Langmead B, Trapnell C, Pop M, Salzberg SL. Ultrafast and memory-efficient alignment of short DNA sequences to the human genome. Genome Biology. 2009;10(3):R25

Describes the Bowtie software tool.. Winner: Genome Biology Award for outstanding article in the journal Genome Biology in 2009. Selected for minireview: The Need for Speed