Co-Founder and Senior Director of Infrastructure
Bioinformaticist-gone-bad Chris Dagdigian has spent much of the last 15 years designing, building, fixing and improving research-focused HPC and IT systems for use in demanding production computing environments. He occasionally is known to blog, tweet and speak about industry trends and best practices.
I enjoy putting down the keyboard and getting outside as often as possible. I’ve built a home office setup in Western Maine complete with a kit-built log cabin and 20ft Yurt. The eventual goal is to be the only Yurt owner on the east coast with a 10GbE ScienceDMZ!
Formerly of Blackstone Computing and Genetics Institute, Dagdigian specializes in research computing and infrastructure technology issues in the life sciences. A supporter of free software and open standards for life science research, he is a founding member of the Bioperl Project, co-founder of the Bioclusters mailing list and serves on the board of directors as Treasurer of the Open Bioinformatics Foundation.