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Make Data Work
December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore
Uri Laserson

Uri Laserson
Data Scientist, Cloudera


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.


4:00pm–4:40pm Thursday, 12/03/2015
Data Science and Advanced Analytics
Location: 321-322 Level: Intermediate
Uri Laserson (Cloudera)
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The advent of next-generation DNA sequencing technologies is revolutionizing life sciences research by routinely generating extremely large data sets. Big data tools developed to handle large-scale internet data (like Hadoop) will help scientists effectively manage this new scale of data, and also enable addressing a host of questions that were previously out of reach. Read more.