Michael Fitzsimons, Ph.D.

GDC Director of User Services and Outreach


Michael FitzsimonsDr. Fitzsimons is the Director of User Services and Outreach for the GDC in the Center for Data Intensive Science (CDIS) at the University of Chicago. Before joining the GDC team he worked in industry supporting clients with bioinformatics analysis and next-generation sequencing. He received postdoc training at Los Alamos National Laboratory in single cell genomics. Prior to that he received his Ph.D. in Ecology & Evolution from the University of Chicago in 2009 following his B.S. at the University of Wisconsin - Madison in Genetics in 2004.