Martin Ayling

Scientific computing specialist


Contact details:

  • +44 (0) 1603 450 138


Martin is a support specialist coordinating with the research faculty to optimise use of the extensive high-performance computing resources at the Institute's disposal. 

Prior to this, Martin was a postdoctoral researcher at the Earlham Institute developing metaCortex, a sequence assembler focusing on identifying and reconstructing likely viral reads in metagenomic samples. Martin's background is in physics, with his career including work in wind energy, materials science and neuroscience, as well as scaffolding the wheat genome using a mixture of physical, genetic and genomic data sources.