Shannon Quinn, Assistant Professor at University of Georgia

Shannon Quinn

Assistant Professor, University of Georgia

Shannon graduated from the joint Carnegie Mellon-University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. program in Computational Biology in November 2014, and is now an assistant professor at the University of Georgia with joint appointments in Computer Science and Cellular Biology. His research focuses on “big imaging,” data science and distributed computing to make sense of large biomedical image datasets. He’s a member of the ASF, specifically a Mahout committer, and his research group engages in “open science,” open-sourcing code and data alongside publications.


Scaling Unsupervised Ciliary Motion Analysis for Actionable Biomedical Insights with PySpark

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