David Dooling

David Dooling
Assistant Director, The Genome Center at Washington University in St. Louis


Dr. Dooling received a B.Ch.E. degree from the University of Dayton (Chemical Engineering, 1995) and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University (Chemical Engineering, 2000) where was the recipient of a Walter P. Murphy Fellowship and Dissertation Year Graham Fellowship. During graduate school he had a internship at UOP developing reaction engineering software. In 2000, he joined ExxonMobil Research and Engineering and developed detailed kinetic models of refinery processes. In 2001, he joined The Genome Center at Washington University in the mapping informatics group developing software to assist in the tracking of clones through the mapping pipeline. In 2002, Dr. Dooling became the Information Systems group leader, overseeing information technology purchases and the system administrators, web administrators, databases administrators, and computer support groups. Dr. Dooling became Assistant Director of The Genome Center in 2006, overseeing the Information Systems, LIMS, and Medical Genomics groups. In 2008, all IT infrastructure and software development was put under his supervision.


Administration, Databases, Linux, Programming
Location: Meeting Room J1/J4
David Dooling (The Genome Center at Washington University in St. Louis)
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It has long been know that free/libre/open source software (FLOSS), especially GNU/Linux and Perl, played a major role in the Human Genome Project. This presentation will discuss the use and development of FLOSS in the post-genomics era, focusing on its pervasive use in sequencing the first cancer genome at The Genome Center at Washington University in St. Louis. Read more.
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • SourceForge.net
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Kaltura
  • Liferay
  • MindTouch
  • MySpace.com
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Symbian Foundation
  • Twilio
  • WSO2
  • Yabarana Corporation

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