2015 Technology Exchange

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Alex Feltus

ORG Clemson University Title Professor BIO Dr. F. Alex Feltus received a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from Auburn University in 1992, served two years in the Peace Corps, and then completed advanced training in biomedical sciences at Vanderbilt and Emory. Since 2002, he has performed research in bioinformatics, high-performance computing, cyberinfrastructure, network biology, genome assembly, systems genetics, paleogenomics, and bioenergy feedstock genetics. Currently, Feltus is an Associate Professor in Clemson University’s Dept. of Genetics & Biochemistry and CEO of Allele Systems LLC. Feltus has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, teaches undergrad and PhD students in bioinformatics, biochemistry, and genetics. At present, he is funded by multiple NSF grants and is engaged in tethering together extremely smart people from diverse technical backgrounds in an effort to propel genomics research from the Excel-scale towards the Exascale. Primary research interests include Systems Genetics, Big Data Bioinformatics, Paleogenomics, Bioenergy Feedstock Development, and Plant Genomics. More details can be found at: http://www.clemson.edu/genbiochem/people/afeltus.php

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