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2019 BU Bioinformatics Student-Organized Symposium

June 5, 2019 | 9:30AM to 5:30PM | LSEB B01

24 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215

Featuring the following distinguished speakers:

Eric Alm, PhD Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

“Bioinformatics in the human microbiome”

Emily Balskus, PhD Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University

“Enzyme Discovery in the Human Microbiota”

Ronald N. Germain, MD, PhD NIH Distinguished Investigator Chief, Laboratory of Immune System Biology, Lymphocyte Biology Section, LISB Director, Center for Advanced Tissue Imaging (CAT-I)

“How Do Small Variations in Protein Expression, Cell State, and Signaling Responses Impact Immune Responses and Our Interpretation of Single Cell Data?”

Rob Knight, PhD Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Bioengineering, and Computer Science & Engineering Director, Center for Microbiome Innovation, University of California San Diego

“From the Human Microbiome Project to the Earth Microbiome Project (and beyond)”

Nicholas Schork, PhD Professor and Director of Quantitative Medicine and Systems Biology Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of the City of Hope Health System

“Emerging Quantitative Research Areas in Advancing Personalized Medicine”

Student Organizing Committee: David Bray Emma Briars Dakota Hawkins Dileep Kishore Lucas Schiffer

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