Robert Grossman

Title Director of Informatics
Department Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology

Robert Grossman is Director of Informatics at the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology (IGSB), a Senior Fellow at the Computation Institute, Chief Research Informatics Officer for the Division of the Biological Sciences, and Professor of Medicine in the Section of Genetic Medicine at Chicago. His research group focuses on bioinformatics, data mining, cloud computing, data intensive computing, and related areas. Current projects include Bionimbus, a cloud-based system for managing, analyzing, and sharing genomic data, and Sector/Sphere, a cloud-based system for data-intensive computing. He is interested in developing new algorithms for large-scale analysis of genomic and phenotypic data.