Ron Kenyon

  • Senior Scientist
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Ron Kenyon is a senior scientist in the Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing division. After obtaining a BS in mechanical engineering, Kenyon worked in the manufacturing industry for approximately four years as a design engineer and quality assurance manager. Kenyon then obtained an MBA with a concentration in Decision Support Systems and Information Technology. Prior to joining the Biocomplexity Institute at the University of Virginia, Kenyon worked as a research faculty member at Virginia Tech, pursuing and managing large extramurally funded projects to develop information systems for inventory management and bioinformatics research.

  • Bioinformatics and agile project management

  • Virginia Tech, Business Administration, M.B.A., 1998
    Mississippi State University, Mechanical Engineering, B.S., 1990

Selected Publications
Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing
Cucinell C; Dickerman A; Kenyon R; Machi D; Mao C; Warren A; Wattam A; Olson R; Assaf R; Brettin T; Conrad N; Davis J; Dempsey D; Dietrich E; Kuscuoglo M; Lefkowitz E; Lu J; Macken C; Niewiadomska A; Nguyen M; Olsen G; Overbeek R; Parrello B; Porter J; Pusch G; Shukla M; Singh I; Stewart L; Tan G; Thomas C; VanOeffelen M; Wallace Z; Xia F; Yoo H; Zhang Y; Zmasek C; Scheuermann R; Stevens R . Nucleic Acids Res.. 2023; 51(D1):D678–D689
Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing
Antonopoulos D; Assaf R; Aziz R; Brettin T; Bun C; Conrad N; Davis J; Dietrich E; Disz T; Gerdes S; Kenyon R; Machi D; Mao C; Murphy-Olson D; Nordberg E; Olsen G; Olson R; Overbeek R; Parrello B; Pusch G; Santerre J; Shukla M; Stevens R; VanOeffelen M; Vonstein V; Warren A; Wattam A; Xia F; Yoo H . Briefings in Bioinformatics. 2017; 20(4):1094-1102
In the News

The Bacterial and Viral Bioinformatics Resource Center (BV-BRC), a beta website that launched in February, “is one-stop shopping for your bacterial or viral genomic research,” said Ron Kenyon, a senior scientist in the Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing division of UVA’s Biocomplexity Institute.