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Make Data Work
March 28–29, 2016: Training
March 29–31, 2016: Conference
San Jose, CA
Timothy Danford

Timothy Danford
Software Engineer, Tamr, Inc.


Timothy Danford is a computer scientist working on advanced automation approaches to big data variety in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Previously, Timothy was a software architect, engineer, and founding team member for Genome Bridge LLC, a Broad Institute subsidiary organized to develop cloud-based SaaS genomic analysis pipelines. He has experience in developing data-management services, applications, and ontologies for bioinformatics and genomics systems at Novartis and Massachusetts General Hospital. As a PhD student in computer science at MIT CSAIL, he focused on computational functional genomics. He is a contributor to ADAM, an open source project for bioinformatics on Spark.


4:20pm–5:00pm Thursday, 03/31/2016
Spark & Beyond

Location: 210 A/E
Tags: health
Timothy Danford (Tamr, Inc.)
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To keep up with the DNA-sequencing-technology revolution, bioinformaticians need more-scalable tools for genomics analysis. Timothy Danford outlines one possible solution in a case study of a cancer genomics analysis pipeline implemented as part of the open source genomics software project, ADAM, which uses Apache Spark-generated abstractions executed on commodity computing infrastructure. Read more.