Biomedical Data Science Seminar Series

Winter 2021

Contact Katie Kanagawa at for event dial-in details.

Thursday, February 4, 2021, 2:30-3:50pm, virtual access only

Edward H. (Ted) Shortliffe, MD, PhD

Chair Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University

President and CEO Emeritus, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

Senior Executive Consultant, IBM Watson Health

Former Professor of Medicine and Computer Science, Stanford University (1979-2000)

Founding Director, Biomedical Informatics Training Program @ Stanford

Seminar Title: Biomedical AI: Its Roots, Evolution, and Early Days at Stanford

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 2:30-3:50pm, virtual access only

Kathryn Roeder
UPMC Professor of Statistics and Life Sciences in the Departments of Statistics and Data Science and Computational Biology
Carnegie Mellon University

Title: Statistical challenges in the analysis of single-cell RNA-seq from brain cells

Future Events (Date Pending)

Events TBD

Eleazar Eskin
Professor and Chair, Department of Computational Medicine
Professor of Computer Science and of Human Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Title: Leveraging Alleleic Hetegeneity in Association Studies

Past Events