Departments/ProgramsRabb School of Continuing Studies, Division of Graduate Professional Studies
DegreesBrandeis University, M.S.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.S.
ExpertisePython, Perl, CGI Programming, Database Programming, Database Management
ProfileIan Flockhart, MS, is a Bioinformatician at the Drosophila RNAi Center at Harvard Medical School. His work there includes analysis of high-throughput screening data and acting as architect, developer, and manager of the DRSC software applications, database and computer systems. He has been working as a software engineer in some capacity for more than 20 years, the last 10 in the field of bioinformatics. Webpage
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Flockhart I, Booker M, Hu Y, McElvany B, Gilly Q, Mathey-Prevot B, Mohr S.. "FlyRNAi.org—the Database of the Drosophila RNAi Screening Center: 2012 Update.." Nucleic Acids Research 40. 1 (2012): D715-D719.
Booker M, Samsonova AA, Kwon Y, Flockhart I, Mohr SE, Perrimon N.. "False negative rates in Drosophila cell-based RNAi screens: A case study.." BMC Genomics 12. 50 (2011): 1-11.
Hu Y, Flockhart I, Vinyagam A, Bergwitz C, Berger B, Perrimon N, Mohr S.. "An Integrative Approach to Ortholog Prediction for Disease-Focused and Other Functional Studies.." BMC Bioinformatics 12. 1 (2011): 357.
Ramadan N, Flockhart I, Booker M, Perrimon N, Mathey-Prevot B.. "Design and implementation of high-throughput RNAi screens in cultured Drosophila cells.." Nature Protocols 2. 9 (2007): 2245-64.
Flockhart I, Booker M, Kiger A, Boutros M, Armknecht S, Ramadan N, Richardson K, Xu A, Perrimon N, Mathey-Prevot B.. "FlyRNAi: the Drosophila RNAi screening center database.." Nucleic Acids Research 2006. 34 (2006): D489-D494..