Monday, April 14, 2008

Life Sciences Virtual Conference and Expo

IBM Deep Computing will hold a 2 day virtual conference on Innovations in Drug Discovery and Development (16th and 17th of April 2008). The talks will be recorded and available for playback for those that register. The focus of the talks will be on the impact of High Performance Computing for life science research. The current list of talks:
  • Dr. Paul Matsudaira, Director Whitehead Institute Professor of Biology and Bioengineering, MIT : Advanced Imaging and Informatics Methods for Complex Life Sciences Problems
  • Professor Jan-Eric Litton, Director of Informatics, Karolinska Institute - Biobanking : The Challenge of Infrastructure for Large Scale Population Studies
  • Dr. Joel Saltz, Professor and Chair, Department of BioMedical Informatics, Ohio State University : The Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG™)
  • Professor Peter J. Hunter, University of Auckland, Bioengineering Institute : Innovation in biological system simulations
  • Dr. Ajay Royyuru, IBM Research, Computation Biology at IBM : Update on the IBM Genealogy Project co-sponsored with National Geographic
  • Dr. Michael Hehenberger, Solutions Executive, Global Life Sciences : IT Architectures and Solutions for Imaging Biomarkers