Databite No. 93: Jeff Hammerbacher

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Jeff Hammerbacher presents: Data Science from Wall Street to Startups to Academic Biomedicine

Jeff will give an overview of his work at Hammer Lab where he and his colleagues use data science to understand and improve the immune response to cancer. He will also discuss the design of Hammer Lab, particularly focusing on ways that the lab is directly informed and motivated by his prior work experience at Bear Stearns, Facebook, and Cloudera.

WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2017. Doors open at 11:30 am. Talk from 12 pm - 1:30 pm. Lunch will be provided.

WHERE: Data & Society, 36 W. 20th St., 11th Floor

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Jeff Hammerbacher is an Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a founder and the Chief Scientist of Cloudera, an angel investor with his wife Halle Tecco at Techammer, and a board member of CIOX Health and Sage Bionetworks. Jeff was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners immediately prior to founding Cloudera. Before Accel, he conceived, built, and led the Data team at Facebook. Before joining Facebook, Jeff was a quantitative analyst on Wall Street. Jeff earned his Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from Harvard University.


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