New York Genome Center researcher gives HudsonAlpha seminar

Toby Bloom, PhD, of the New York Genome Center presented a talk titled “Data Sharing to Support Genomic Medicine Research” for the HudsonAlpha Research Seminars on March 21.

Bloom is the senior director of strategic genomic analytics at the New York Genome Center. Her individual research focus is informatics infrastructure for genomic medicine and tools for improving performance of analysis methods. Before joining NYGC, Toby served as director of informatics at the Broad Institute’s Genome Sequencing Center for ten years. She was previously chief technology officer at Clinsoft Corporation, and an executive director at Phase Forward, working in clinical informatics. She received her PhD in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS in computer science and applied mathematics from SUNY Stony Brook.

Liz Worthey, PhD, hosted the seminar. For more information about the HudsonAlpha Research Seminars, including an upcoming schedule, visit