Mehmet Kuscuoglu is a lead software engineer working in the Informatics group. He joined J. Craig Venter Institute in 2015 at the Rockville Campus and relocated to its headquarters in La Jolla. Since joining the JCVI, he has been contributed to multiple projects by developing and maintaining applications and pipelines as well as data management. He received his dual-diploma B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton and Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkiye.