Wladeck Minor

UVA Professor Saves Data From Oblivion

Jan 6, 2016
University of Virginia

As tools and technologies improve, scientists are producing and analyzing an ever-expanding amount of data, and some experts worry that we can’t keep track of it all.  To assure global access to data and its analysis, the National Institutes of Health is spearheading a program called  Big Data to Knowledge  or BD2K.  At the University of Virginia, one lab – led by one man – is playing a key role.  Sandy Hausman met him and filed this report.