Announcement: Moore Data Driven Discovery Investigator Award

I am very, very happy to announce that I have been selected to be one of the fourteen Moore Data Driven Discovery Investigators.

This is a signal investment by the Moore Foundation into the burgeoning area of data-intensive science, and it is quite a career booster. It will provide my lab with $1.5m over a period of 5 years, enabling us to dive into certain aspects of infrastructure building that we would otherwise be unable to support. I'm also particularly enthusiastic about the implicit recognition of our efforts in open science, open source, and replicability!

My talk and proposal for the competition are linked here:

http://ivory.idyll.org/blog/2014-moore-ddd-talk.html

You can see the list of all fourteen DDD Investigators, along with various and sundry information that includes talk titles, proposals, and Twitter handles, here.

--titus


Affiliations and links:

Dr. C. Titus Brown

Visiting Associate Professor, Population Health and Reproduction, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

Member, UC Davis Data Science Initiative

Member, UC Davis Genome Center

External faculty, BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action.

Member, Software Carpentry Scientific Advisory Board.

Blog: http://ivory.idyll.org/blog/

Twitter: @ctitusbrown

Slightly outdated Lab Web site: http://ged.msu.edu/

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