Matt Wood

Matt Wood heads up production software at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, where he is responsible for the software that drives the Institute’s world class sequencing facility and putting that biological data to work to further our knowledge of health and disease.


Matt’s interests lie in adding value to biological data through scientific software: after completing his PhD, he’s built grid services in Nottingham, web-scale search engines in New York City and genes in Hinxton.

Challenges for the New Genomics

New guest blogger Matt Wood heads up the Production Software team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, where he builds tools and processes to manage tens of terabytes of data per day in support of genomic research. Matt will be exploring the intersection of data, computer technology, and science on Radar. The original Human Genome Project was completed in 2003,…

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