Kristi L. Holmes

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Kristi L. Holmes

Alma mater Iowa State University
Doctoral advisor Gloria M. Culver



Kristi L. Holmes, PhD, is a Bioinformaticist at Becker Medical Library at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine where her work includes the development and presentation of workshops and courses across the basic science and clinical communities as well as the application of bioinformatics resources to research problems through individualized consultations and collaborative relationships. She works in close partnership with various groups on campus to develop and support cross-disciplinary initiatives across a variety of subject areas. Her professional interests include the development and implementation of strategies to support education and training efforts related to various topics in biomedical research; collaboration support; open science; social network analysis; and understanding the impact of research efforts.

Dr. Holmes is a member of the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences and the Leadership Committee for the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Washington University. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the journal Science Translational Medicine. She also serves as the National Outreach Coordinator for the VIVO: Enabling National Networking of Scientists effort (


  • 2010 - current: National Outreach Coordinator, VIVO
  • 2010 - current: Adjunct Faculty, University of North Texas College of Information
  • 2007 - 2008: Course Developer and Instructor, National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
  • 2006 - current: Bioinformaticist, Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2005 - 2006: Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University
  • 2000 - 2005: Ph.D.: Biochemistry, Iowa State University
  • 1998 - 2000: B.S.: Biology, University of Nebraska - Kearney


Contact Details

Name: Kristi L. Holmes


Social Network Links

VIVO Profile:

Twitter: @kristiholmes

Websites: VIVO and Bioinformatics@Becker Library Portal

Blogs: Bioinformatics@Becker and VIVO blog

Google Scholar Citations:


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