Ignacio Medina

Head of Computational Biology Lab, High Performance Computing Service
External Scientific Collaborator, EBI Variation, EMBL-EBI

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Research interests

During the last years I have been focused in the development of algorithms and software for big data analysis and visualization in the context of Genomics. Some technologies include HPC (GPU, AVX2), Apache Hadoop (MR, HBase), NoSQL (MongoDB) or HTML5 for data visualization.


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The Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3) brings together researchers and expertise from across the academic departments and industry to drive research into the analysis, understanding and use of data science and AI. C2D3 is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge.

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  • Builds research capacity in data science and AI to tackle complex issues 
  • Drives new research challenges through collaborative research projects 
  • Promotes and provides opportunities for knowledge transfer 
  • Identifies and provides training courses for students, academics, industry and the third sector 
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