Dr. Giovanni Coppola heads the Data Coordination core (Data core). Dr. Coppola is an associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. The Coppola lab specializes in web-based databases and handling of large datasets. As director of the NINDS-funded UCLA Informatics Center for Neurogenetics and Neurogenomics (ICNN), the UCLA Semel Center for Informatics and Personalized Genomics, and the Functional Genomics Core for two foundations (the Adelson Research Medical Foundation and the Tau Consortium), Dr. Coppola is involved in large-scale DNA and RNA sequencing projects and is developing integrative analytical methods for multi-dimensional high-throughput data. The Coppola lab constitutes the Genetics core for the previously mentioned project at UCSF and the Genetics core for the Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration Clinical Research.