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Rob Merkel
Rob Merkel is the Healthcare & Life Sciences Leader within the IBM Watson Group. He has more than 20 years experience of consulting assignments helping clients with business transformation. Merkel earned his bachelor's of science in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University and Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. He resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children.

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IBM's Watson And The Human Genome

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 12:00 AM

One of the great scientific triumphs of our time has been mapping the human genome.

Completed in 2003, the Human Genome Project identified and mapped all 20,500 genes that control human development and described the function of each. And thanks to advances in technology, we can now calculate, in...

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