Ola Spjuth

Ola Spjuth Head of Compute and Storage facility

storage, high-performance computing, cloud computing, e-infrastructure

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Ola Spjuth has a PhD in Bioinformatics from Uppsala University, 2009 and did postdoctoral fellowships at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm and Finnish Institute of Molecular Medicine (FIMM), Helsinki. Ola is employed as Senior Lecturer at Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences and his research group has focus on how modern e-infrastructures enables data-intensive and translational bioinformatics, with applications in pharmaceutical bioinformatics. Ola is heading the Bioinformatics Compute and Storage facility at NBIS and Science for Life Laboratory and is also deputy director at the UPPMAX high performance computing center at Uppsala University. He is located at SciLifeLab Uppsala.

Selected publications

Spjuth, O., Bongcam-Rudloff, E., Dahlberg, J., Dahlö, M., Kallio, A., Pireddu, L., Vezzi, F., and Korpelainen, E. (2016) Recommendations on e-infrastructures for next-generation sequencing. Gigascience, 5, 26.

Spjuth, O. et al. (2016) Harmonising and linking biomedical and clinical data across disparate data archives to enable integrative cross-biobank research. Eur J Hum Genet, 24, 521–8.

Alvarsson, J., Lampa, S., Schaal, W., Andersson, C., Wikberg, J. E. S., and Spjuth, O. (2016) Large-scale ligand-based predictive modelling using support vector machines. J Cheminform, 8, 39.

Spjuth, O., Rydberg, P., Willighagen, E. L., Evelo, C. T., and Jeliazkova, N. (2016) XMetDB: an open access database for xenobiotic metabolism. J Cheminform, 8, 47.

Moghadam, B. T., Alvarsson, J., Holm, M., Eklund, M., Carlsson, L., and Spjuth, O. (2015) Scaling predictive modeling in drug development with cloud computing. J Chem Inf Model, 55, 19–25.

Siretskiy, A., Sundqvist, T., Voznesenskiy, M., and Spjuth, O. (2015) A quantitative assessment of the Hadoop framework for analyzing massively parallel DNA sequencing data. Gigascience, 4, 26.

Spjuth, O., Bongcam-Rudloff, E., Hernández, G. C., Forer, L., Giovacchini, M., Guimera, R. V., Kallio, A., Korpelainen, E., Kańduła, M. M., Krachunov, M., Kreil, D. P., Kulev, O., Łabaj, P. P., Lampa, S., Pireddu, L., Schönherr, S., Siretskiy, A., and Vassilev, D. (2015) Experiences with workflows for automating data-intensive bioinformatics. Biol Direct, 10, 43.

Dahlö, M., Haziza, F., Kallio, A., Korpelainen, E., Bongcam-Rudloff, E., and Spjuth, O. (2015) BioImg.org: A Catalog of Virtual Machine Images for the Life Sciences. Bioinform Biol Insights, 9, 125–8.

Lampa, S., Dahlö, M., Olason, P. I., Hagberg, J., and Spjuth, O. (2013) Lessons learned from implementing a national infrastructure in Sweden for storage and analysis of next-generation sequencing data. Gigascience, 2, 9.

Spjuth, O., Helmus, T., Willighagen, E. L., Kuhn, S., Eklund, M., Wagener, J., Murray-Rust, P., Steinbeck, C., and Wikberg, J. E. S. (2007) Bioclipse: an open source workbench for chemo- and bioinformatics. BMC Bioinformatics, 8, 59.