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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY

Office Hour with Uri Laserson (Cloudera)

Uri Laserson (Cloudera)
2:05pm–2:45pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Office Hours
Location: Table A (O'Reilly Booth)

Uri has some fascinating insight on:

  • Genomics on Hadoop
  • ETL of large scale DNA sequencing data and other types of data (e.g., BAMVCF)
  • Building a scalable variant store, including annotation data (e.g., ENCODE, dbSNP).
  • Other uses of Hadoop ecosystem in place of scientific HPC
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Uri Laserson


Uri Laserson is a data scientist at Cloudera. Previously, he obtained his PhD from MIT where he developed applications of high-throughput DNA sequencing to immunology. During that time, he co-founded Good Start Genetics, a next-generation diagnostics company focused on genetic carrier screening. In 2012, he was selected to Forbes’s list of 30 under 30.