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The Bioinformatics Infrastructure Congress launches in Boston on May 7-9, 2019

BWW News Desk
March 15, 2019

Theb ba referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fbioinformaticsusacom3Fafid3D313626cpid3D1080426utmsource3DBusiness2BWire26utmmedium3DContent253A2BArticle23agendaampesheet51955018ampnewsitemid20190315005031amplanenUSampanchorBioinformaticsInfrastructureCongressampindex1ampmd5bdf310fcf19d29453b483d13b56d8a09 relnofollowbBioinformatics Infrastructure Congressbab bis the first bioinformatics conference that is solely focussed on tools and unit setup rather than application Join 100 senior IT data and informatics professionals looking to modernize research infrastructure for life sciences pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p The volume of biological data available to drug companies today requires increasingly sophisticated tools for storage sharing and analysis Machine learning cloud data commons and quantum computing all offer important discovery prospects for in silico units But they also present problems such as build vs buy debate overcoming cultural differences between biologists and data scientists standardization and interoperability challenges The Bioinformatics Infrastructure Congress enables IT and computational biology heads from pharma biotech and academia to explore how to implement new tools and optimize data storage security visualization and analysis p p Case studies to be discussed include the Broad Institutes Dr Anthony Philippakis on how to take bestpractice from the tech sector to set up a bestinclass data management centre the NIHs Vivien Bonazzi on progress from the NIH Data Commons Pilot Phase and plans for the immediate future as well as MedImmunes Dr David Fenstermacher on how to integrate data at high volumes so that it is still usable within an organisation p p The congress also features a dedicated Machine Learning Day on Tuesday May 7supthsup As drug companies researchers and health providers update their data management infrastructure the use of Machine Learning tools in life sciences is finally here The Machine Learning Day takes participants beyond the what if and explores how AI and other advanced analytic tools are being used today p p Hear from Dr Ramesh Dursuvala Vice President and Information Officer Research Labs on addressing bottlenecks in data collection and standardisation to train ML systems at Eli Lilly Dr Kelly Zou Vice President Head of Medical Analytics and Insights RampD and Medical Upjohn Division on changing clinical trial design and execution using algorithms at Pfizer and Mason Victors Chief Technology Officer on implementing custom databuild to programme an AI for compound discovery and first steps in the clinic at Recursion Pharmaceuticals p p a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fbioinformaticsusacom3Fafid3D313626cpid3D1080426utmsource3DBusiness2BWire26utmmedium3DContent253A2BArticle23registerampesheet51955018ampnewsitemid20190315005031amplanenUSampanchorRegisterampindex2ampmd56a2c5b254dd6e3dcb6e9918098ca5b7d relnofollowRegistera to attend before April 5 2019 to save up to 300 with early bird pricing p p To find out more visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fbioinformaticsusacom3Fafid3D313626cpid3D1080426utmsource3DBusiness2BWire26utmmedium3DContent253A2BArticleampesheet51955018ampnewsitemid20190315005031amplanenUSampanchorwwwbioinformaticsusacomampindex3ampmd5ac65b6859a46e8c67a5f209a4ce279c2 relnofollowwwwbioinformaticsusacoma p p p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190315005031r1ampsidweb02ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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