Mauricio Oliveira Carneiro
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Dr. Carneiro leads the computational technology development team at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He has contributed to major advances in DNA sequencing analysis with compression algorithms, statistical methods, heterogeneous compute optimizations and a systematic approach to the institute's computational development, distribution and support. His team is also responsible for the evaluation of new sequencing technologies and has provided several methods and tools to handle new data types in the world of next generation sequencing through the Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK).

Dr. Carneiro joined the Broad Institute in December 2010 after completing a Ph.D. in computational biology from Harvard University. He holds two championships in the International Collegiate Programming Contest organized by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in 2002 and 2003, respectively, and a Programming Excellence Award from the ACM Upsilon Pi Epsilon Society in 2003.

In his previous life, he was a video game developer and has led the development of the world's first massive online location based multiplayer game: Alien Revolt.


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Work Address:
Broad Institute
75 Ames st office 10028
Cambridge, MA - 02142
1-617-714-8661
Winchester, MA, USA 2013
Last update: May 3, 2014