Miten Jain

Assistant Professor,  Bioengineering
Assistant Professor,  Physics

Contact

Office

  • 354 SN

Research Focus

Nanopore technology, single-cell techniques, computational biology

Education

  • PhD, Bioinformatics and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California-Santa Cruz, 2017

Research Overview

Nanopore technology, single-cell techniques, computational biology

Selected Research Projects

  • Characterization of paired tumor and normal cell lines using long read sequencing
    • – PI, NIST, 2021
  • Multi-platform, high-coverage, long read sequencing of reference human genomes
    • – PI, NIST, 2020

Selected Publications

  • Miten Jain, Hugh E. Olsen, Mark Akeson*, Robin Abu-Shumays*, Adaptation of human ribosomal RNA for nanopore sequencing of canonical and modified nucleotides, Methods Mol Biol. 2021.
  • Kate Reddington*, David Eccles*, Justin O’Grady*, Devin M Drown*, Lars Hestbjerg Hansen, Tue Kjærgaard Nielsen, Anne-Lise Ducluzeau, Richard M Leggett, Darren Heavens, Ned Peel, Terrance P Snutch, Anthony Bayega, Spyridon Oikonomopoulos, Jiannis Ragoussis, Thomas Barry, Eric van der Helm, Dino Jolic, Hollian Richardson, Hans Jansen*, John R Tyson*, Miten Jain*, Bonnie L Brown*. Metagenomic analysis of planktonic riverine microbial consortia using nanopore sequencing reveals insight into river microbe taxonomy and function. GigaScience, Volume 9, Issue 6, 2020. [Co-senior author]
  • Kishwar Shafin, Trevor Pesout, Ryan Lorig-Roach, Marina Haukness, Hugh E. Olsen, Colleen Bosworth, Joel Armstrong, Kristof Tigyi, Nicholas Maurer, Sergey Koren, Fritz J. Sedlazeck, Tobias Marschall, Simon Mayes, Vania Costa, Justin M. Zook, Kelvin J. Liu, Duncan Kilburn, Melanie Sorensen, Katy M. Munson, Mitchell R. Vollger, Evan E. Eichler, Sofie Salama, David Haussler, Richard E. Green, Mark Akeson, Adam Phillippy, Karen H. Miga, Paolo Carnevali†, Miten Jain†, Benedict Paten†. Efficient de novo assembly of eleven human genomes using PromethION sequencing and a novel nanopore toolkit. Nature Biotechnology, 2020. [Co-corresponding author]
  • Rachael E Workman*, Alison Tang*, Paul S Tang*, Miten Jain*, John R Tyson*, Roham Razaghi*, Philip C Zuzarte, Timothy Gilpatrick, Joshua Quick, Norah Sadowski, Nadine Holmes, Jaqueline Goes de Jesus, Karen Jones, Terrance P Snutch, Nicholas James Loman, Benedict Paten, Matthew W Loose, Jared T Simpson, Hugh E. Olsen, Angela N Brooks, Mark Akeson, Winston Timp. Nanopore native RNA sequencing of a human poly(A) transcriptome. Nature Methods, 2019. [Co-first author]
Miten Jain

Faculty

Jul 08, 2022

New Faculty Spotlight: Miten Jain

Miten Jain joins the Bioengineering department in July 2022 as an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in Physics.

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