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Lia Gurin
Director of Research and Communications Systems, Centerity

Lia Gurin is the Director of Research and Communications Development at Centerity Systems, where she is responsible for project development, content management, and the marketing of Centerity's unified, cutting-edge software. Since completing college at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Lia has used her proficiency in business development to help companies grow while authoring a number of accredited pieces pertaining to the future of technology.

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Posted on March 19, 2015 by Lia Gurin

With the turn of the century, the technological revolution, and the onset of social media, big data has become critical to our everyday lives. By enabling us to make advancements in finance, communications, medicine, and scientific research, it has helped us find, store, deliver, and analyze large volumes of distributed data. Most interesting, perhaps, is big data’s role in genomics and its ability to identify, map, and sequence hundreds of millions of strands of DNA.

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