Mining Big Data to Solve Monumental Problems


September 23, 2011


With the explosion of data collection that is outpacing Moore’s Law, Microsoft Research is developing and applying algorithms to massive amounts of data to help understand the genetic causes of major diseases, aging, as well as environmental issues and other areas of science.


  • Portrait of David Heckerman

    David Heckerman

    Distinguished Scientist, Senior Director - Genomics Group

  • Portrait of Jennifer Chayes

    Jennifer Chayes

    Distinguished Scientist / Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England & New York City

  • Portrait of Stephen Emmott

    Stephen Emmott

    Head of Computational Science

  • Portrait of Tony Hey

    Tony Hey