Today's guest is Michael Eberle, VP of Computational Biology at PacBio in California. Founded in 2004, PacBio have created the world’s most advanced sequencing systems to provide you the most complete and accurate view of genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes. They are passionate about developing products that empower scientists to explore the full spectrum of genetic variation in any organism, from unraveling the mystery of rare diseases to improving the world’s food supply.
Michael joined PacBio in February 2022 and is responsible for leading a team that is combining data science and population genetics methods to develop novel variant calling methods for researchers using HiFi sequence data. They are prioritizing methods that elucidate the genetic variations in the difficult regions of the genome with a focus on identifying the genetic cause of patients with rare and undiagnosed genetic diseases.
In the episode, Michael will chat about:
The interesting work they do in genetic sequencing,
Applying AI and Data within Computational Biology,
Common challenges they need to overcome,
An insight into the AI team and plans for growth, and
Why PacBio is a great place to work
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ServiceNow Series E86: Joe Aranzullo, Director of Service Delivery at Beyond20
13:22Today's guest is Joe Aranzullo, Director of Service Delivery at Beyond20. Founded in 2006 with offices in Washington D.C., Tempe, Arizona and San Diego, Beyond20 is a transformation accelerator that combines IT professional development and software development with expert consulting to help government and commercial clients attain their most ambitious evolutionary goals. Beyond20's mission is to Change Work Life. Some of the ways that make Beyond20 unique is that they have a have deep subject matter expertise in ITIL, Agile, Scrum, DevOps, Cyber, Privacy, and Data Science. They are ServiceNow Premier Partner with Certified Master Architects on staff, while several Senior Advisors have co-authored the official ITIL 4 publication on “Digital and IT Strategy.” In the episode, Joe will discuss: His background and current work with Beyond20, How Beyond20 helps customers succeed, Getting the process right and challenges to overcome, Staying up to date with the latest trends, and The future of his role and the ServiceNow platform
E414 Rene Morkos, Founder and CEO at ALICE Technologies
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E413 Rachel Liberatore, President & Chief Scientific Officer at RenBio
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ServiceNow Series E85: Laszlo Balla, Senior ServiceNow Solution Architect at DXC Technology
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E412 Kevin Porsolt, Director of Data Operations at Seamless.AI
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E411 Damien Thioulouse, Head of Machine Learning and AI at Simplr
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