India's Rising Star in Bio-IT: Prahalad Achutharao

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Recently awarded the 2012 Indian Leadership Award for Industrial Development, Prahalad Achutharao is one of India's rising stars in IT. Particularly in bio-IT. The first to talk about cloud computing in the life sciences, Prahalad and his colleagues at Geschickten are leveraging deep experience handling big data for bioinformatics. We talk to Prahalad about what Geschickten brings to the table in NGS data storage, analysis and interpretation and also about the progress of the genomics revolution in India.