The 2nd Annual Biomedical Informatics Symposium at Georgetown University
October 11, 2013
The 2nd annual Biomedical Informatics Symposium hosted by the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics (ICBI) at Georgetown showcased several exciting advances in the fields of genomics/systems medicine and clinical research informatics, along with technologies related to Big Data analytics, research infrastructure, omics data integration, data visualization and many others.
The Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) Update newsletter featured an article about the event, "Symposium Drives Connections Between Big Data and Precision Medicine"
PDF versions of presentations are available below:
- Dr. Subha Madhavan - "Data Insights Improving Human Health"
- Dr. Stephen Friend (Keynote Speaker) - "The Discontinuity between the State of our Institutions and the State of our Technology: What will it take to Develop Needed Therapies?"
- Dr. Jonathan Berg - "The Clinical Genomic Resource: A Knowledge Base for Clinically Relevant Genes and Variants"
- Dr. Jessica Tenenbaum - "DTC Genetic Testing in the Clinical Care Context: Personalized Medicine from the Patient/Pin-Cushion Perspective"
- Dr. Joe Vockley - "Next Generation Medicine – A Perspective on the Analysis of Thousands of Whole Patient Genomes"
- Dr. Maricel Kann - "A Protein-Domain Approach for the Analysis of Disease Mutations"
- Dr. Eric Hoffman (Keynote Speaker) - "Data Integration and Systems Biology: New Visualization and Quantitative Proteomics Tools"
- Dr. Ravi Madduri - "Globus Genomics"
- Dr. Warren Kibbe - "Informatics Opportunities & Challenges in Cancer Research"
- Dr. J.C. Smart - "Global Insight and BD2K"
- Dr. Naren Ramakrishnan - "Artificial Intelligence and the Next Generation of Personalized Medicine"
- Mr. Ben Butler (Amazon Web Services) - "Bioinformatics in the Amazon Cloud"
- Mr. Michael Kamerick (Recombinant By Deloitte) - "tranSMART: An Open Source Translational Research Platform"