It is undeniable that good project management leads to improved reproducibility and research productivity. Project management becomes significantly more important as the size of the project and the amount of data increases. Project management is not just about how you organize your data, files and folders but also how you record the steps in data analysis that leads to the publication of your research.
Andrew manages the Genome Informatics Facility at Iowa State University. His academic background is in biochemistry with a Ph.D. in Biophysics/NMR spectroscopy. He is an interdisciplinary scientist working at the interface of Genetics and Bioinformatics, translating Big Data into informative data for interesting biological questions. He is passionate about evolution and the science behind the genome.