Braden Tierney
Braden Tierney
PhD Student, Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) program
Research Assistant Graduate Student in Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

Braden Tierney builds computational pipelines to analyze microbes on the genetic level, figuring out both how they impact our day-to-day lives as well as how we can use them as biological tools to enhance crop production, disease treatment, antibiotic discovery, and more.


Featured Publication

The Landscape of Genetic Content in the Gut and Oral Human Microbiome
Authors: Tierney B, Yang Z, Luber J, Beaudin M, Wibowo M, Baek C, Mehlenbacher E, Patel C, Kostic A.
Cell Host & Microbe 2019-08-14

The Landscape of Genetic Content in the Gut and Oral Human Microbiome.
Authors: Tierney BT, Yang Z, Luber JM, Beaudin M, Wibowo MC, Baek C, Mehlenbacher E, Patel CJ, Kostic AD.
Cell Host Microbe
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Meta-omics analysis of elite athletes identifies a performance-enhancing microbe that functions via lactate metabolism.
Authors: Scheiman J, Luber JM, Chavkin TA, MacDonald T, Tung A, Pham LD, Wibowo MC, Wurth RC, Punthambaker S, Tierney BT, Yang Z, Hattab MW, Avila-Pacheco J, Clish CB, Lessard S, Church GM, Kostic AD.
Nat Med
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Author Correction: Repurposing large health insurance claims data to estimate genetic and environmental contributions in 560 phenotypes.
Authors: Lakhani CM, Tierney BT, Manrai AK, Yang J, Visscher PM, Patel CJ.
Nat Genet
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Repurposing large health insurance claims data to estimate genetic and environmental contributions in 560 phenotypes.
Authors: Lakhani CM, Tierney BT, Manrai AK, Yang J, Visscher PM, Patel CJ.
Nat Genet
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Removal of a Membrane Anchor Reveals the Opposing Regulatory Functions of Vibrio cholerae Glucose-Specific Enzyme IIA in Biofilms and the Mammalian Intestine.
Authors: Vijayakumar V, Vanhove AS, Pickering BS, Liao J, Tierney BT, Asara JM, Bronson R, Watnick PI.
MBio
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Aether: leveraging linear programming for optimal cloud computing in genomics.
Authors: Luber JM, Tierney BT, Cofer EM, Patel CJ, Kostic AD.
Bioinformatics
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