Callista Bee, Yuan-Jyue Chen, Melissa Queen, David Ward, Xiaomeng Liu, Lee Organick, Georg Seelig, Karin Strauss, Luis Ceze. “Molecular-level similarity search brings computing to DNA data storage.” Nature Communications, August 2021. Open Access.

Peter Ney, Lee Organick, Jeff Nivala, Luis Ceze, Tadayoshi Kohno. “DNA Sequencing Flow Cells and the Security of the Molecular-Digital Interface.” Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, July 2021. Open Access.

Lee Organick, Bichlien H. Nguyen, Rachel McAmis, Weida D. Chen, A. Xavier Kohll, Siena Dumas Ang, Robert N. Grass, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss. “An empirical comparison of preservation methods for synthetic DNA data storage.” Small Methods, January 2021. Open Access.

Yuan-Jyue Chen, Christopher N. Takahashi, Lee Organick, Callista Bee, Siena Dumas Ang, Patrick Weiss, Bill Peck, Georg Seelig, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss. “Quantifying molecular bias in DNA data storage.” Nature Communications, June 2020. Open Access.

Lee Organick, Yuan-Jyue Chen, Siena Dumas Ang, Randolph Lopez, Xiaomeng Liu, Karin Strauss, Luis Ceze. “Probing the physical limits of reliable DNA data retrieval.” Nature Communications, January 2020. Open Access.

Lee Organick, Siena Dumas Ang, Yuan-Jyue Chen, Randolph Lopez, Sergey Yekhanin, Konstantin Makarychev, Miklos Z Racz, Govinda Kamath, Parikshit Gopalan, Bichlien Nguyen, Christopher N Takahashi, Sharon Newman, Hsing-Yeh Parker, Cyrus Rashtchian, Callista Bee, Gagan Gupta, Robert Carlson, John Mulligan, Douglas Carmean, Georg Seelig, Luis Ceze, Karin Strauss. “Random access in large-scale DNA data storage.” Nature Biotechnology, February 2018. Open Access.

Peter Ney, Karl Koscher, Lee Organick, Luis Ceze, Tadayoshi Kohno. “Computer security, privacy, and DNA sequencing: Compromising computers with synthesized DNA, privacy leaks, and more.” Usenix, August 2017. Open Access.

Under Review

Claris Winston, Lee Organick, Luis Ceze, Karin Struass, Yuan-Jyue Chen. “A Combinatorial PCR Method for Efficient, Selective Oligo Retrieval from Complex Oligo Pools.” BioRxiv, August 2021.


“Lee Organick.” Molpigs Podcast interview discussing my work and path to becoming a computer scientist, May 2021.

“Probing the pysical limits of reliable DNA data retrieval.” Lightning talk at DNA 25, August 2019.

“Probing the physical limits of reliable DNA data retrieval.” Speaker at the Molecular Programming Project, July 2019.

“An overview of next-generation sequencing.” Guest lecturer for Professor Su-In Lee’s graduate Computational Biology course, November 2017.

“A random access method for DNA-based storage.” Speaker at Winter Q-Bio, February 2017.