Allison Heath, PhD

GDC Co-Principal Investigator

Allison Heath

Dr. Heath is the Co-Principal Investigator of the NCI GDC project and the Director of Data Technology and Innovation for the Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University in 2010 after completing her M.S. and B.S. at Rice in 2006 and 2004. Her research interests include cloud computing systems and algorithms tailored for data intensive science, specifically with applications to genomics.