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Kjiersten Fagnan

Kjiersten Fagnan Ph.D.
Bioinformatics/HPC consultant; JGI-NERSC Engagement Lead
Phone: 510.486.6831


Biographical Sketch

Kjiersten Fagnan is a bioinformatics consultant.  She obtained her PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington and then started at NERSC as part of the petascale post-doc program in 2010.  


Book Chapters

Sudip Dosanjh, Shane Canon, Jack Deslippe, Kjiersten Fagnan, Richard Gerber, Lisa Gerhardt, Jason Hick, Douglas Jacobsen, David Skinner, Nicholas J. Wright, "Extreme Data Science at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center", Proceedings of International Conference on Parallel Programming – ParCo 2013, ( March 26, 2014)


J. Hick, R. Lee, R. Cheema, K. Fagnan, GPFS for Life Sciences at NERSC, GPFS User Group Meeting, May 20, 2015,

A report showing both high and low-level changes made to our life sciences workloads to support them on GPFS file systems.

Kjiersten Fagnan, NERSC, Running Jobs at NERSC: NUG 2014, February 3, 2014,