Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is a technology for reading the DNA
that is changing biological research and will change medical practice;
thanks to the availability of millions of whole genome sequences,
genomic data management may soon become the biggest and most important
big data problem of mankind.
Search Computing. He is currently leading GenData 2020, a national
project focused on building query and analysis systems for genomic
data. He is the recipient of the ACM-SIGMOD “Edward T. Codd Innovation
Award”(2013), an ACM Fellow and member of the Academia Europaea.