Simons Foundation Lectures are free public colloquia related to basic science and mathematics. These high-level talks are intended for professors, students, postdocs and business professionals, but interested people from the metropolitan area are welcome as well.
March 7, 2014, 12:30-5:30 p.m. EST
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium at the Simons Foundation
160 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
This Biotech Symposium focused on perspectives on big data in biology from leading practitioners in the field. Other Biotech Symposia topics have included single nucleotide polymorphism detection, diffusion magnetic resonance imaging, structural variant detections and resting state fMRI. Future symposia will focus on related bioinformatics and neuroimaging topics.
David Lipman, M.D. (First video below, begins at 00:03:30)
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health
What Is the Big Data Problem in Biology?
Nicholas Carriero, Ph.D. (First video below, begins at 01:05:20)
Scaling Up Bioinformatics Pipelines
David Haussler, Ph.D. (Second video below)
University of California, Santa Cruz
Large-Scale Cancer Genomics
Charles Sawyers, M.D. (Third video below)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health