NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology recruits new Chief Data Scientist

Jonas Almeida has taken on a new role as Chief Data Scientist for the NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) where he will lead efforts for the integrated creation, management, and analysis of data-intensive knowledge bases, establishing cost-effective scalable researcher-facing analytic infrastructure, and defining new infrastructure to extract, manage, and analyze data in a scalable way to support epidemiological research within the Division; and conducting independent research to advance real-time analytics of cancer “Big Data”.

Prior roles include:

  • Professor of Biomedical Informatics, CTO – Stony Brook University
  • Professor, Director Div Inforamtics, Dept Pathology – University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Professor Bioinformatics – MD Anderson Cancer Center

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