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- Big Data
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Raymond McCauley Digital Biology, Scientist, Engineer, and Entrepreneur
Raymond McCauley is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur working at the forefront of biotechnology. Raymond explores how applying technology to life “”biology, genetics, medicine, agriculture”” is affecting every one of us. He is known for using storytelling and down-to-earth examples to show how quickly these changes are happening, right now.
Raymond is Chair of Biology at Singularity University, Co-founder and Chief Architect for BioCurious, the hackerspace for biotech—a not-for-profit where professional scientists, DIY bio hobbyists, and entrepreneurs come together to design the next big thing to come out of a Silicon Valley garage. As part of the team that developed next-generation DNA sequencing at Illumina, he worked in bioinformatics, cancer sequencing, and personal genomics. His work and story have been featured in Wired, Forbes, Time, and Nature.
Raymond’s postgraduate work includes studies at Texas A&M University, Stanford, and UC Berkeley in electrical engineering, computer science, biophysics, biochemistry, bioinformatics, and nanotechnology. Past employers include Genomera, Illumina, Ingenuity Systems, TANSTAAFL Media, QIAGEN, Viatel, NASA, and other federal agencies. Raymond develops and advises a variety of companies and organizations, including Genomera (crowd-sourced clinical tria