Featuring John Bagnoli, Senior Manager, Bioinformatics
John Bagnoli, BS
Senior Manager, Bioinformatics, ATCC
John Bagnoli is a Senior Manager for Bioinformatics in the Sequencing and Bioinformatics Center (SBC) at ATCC. Prior to joining ATCC, he held positions at QIAGEN and MRIGlobal where he gained extensive experience in robotics, laboratory automation, oligonucleotide manufacturing, and bioinformatics. Mr. Bagnoli has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Pharmacology from the University at Buffalo.
In this episode, John Bagnoli discusses what led him to ATCC, touching on his transition from a career in robotics to a role in building ATCC's bioinformatics team. He then focuses on some of the higher levels of machine learning, digging in to the importance of correctly interrogating big data sources. Finally, John discusses the importance of bioinformatics standards and reveals some of their surprising origins.
David Yarmosh, MS
Senior Bioinformatician, ATCC
David Yarmosh is a senior bioinformatician in ATCC’s Sequencing and Bioinformatics Center. He’s a graduate of New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. He has been working in large data aggregation and analysis since 2013 and microbial genomics with a focus on biosurveillance R&D efforts since 2016. David has led international training exercises in Peru and Senegal, sharing metagenomic analytical capabilities. His interests include genomics database construction, metadata collection, drug resistance mechanisms, bioinformatics standards, and machine learning. Since joining ATCC in 2020, he has helped develop the podcast Behind the Biology, which he now hosts.
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