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The 2015 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo plans to unite 3,000+ life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT professionals from 32+ countries. The Expo provides the perfect venue to share information and discuss enabling technologies that are driving biomedical research and the drug development process.

Since its debut in 2002, the annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo has established itself as a premier event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise. The 2015 program will feature compelling talks from industry and academia on new trends in data generation, knowledge management, and information technology in life sciences and drug development, including best practice case studies and joint partner presentations relevant to the technologies, research, and regulatory issues of life science, pharmaceutical, clinical and IT professionals.

Spanning three days, the meeting includes 12 parallel conference tracks and 16 pre-conference workshops.

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Track 1: IT Infrastructure – Hardware 


Track 7: Data Visualization & Exploration Tools 


Track 2: Software Development 


Track 8: Pharmaceutical R&D Informatics 


Track 3: Cloud Computing 


Track 9: Clinical Genomics 


Track 4: Bioinformatics 


Track 10: Collaborations & Open Access Innovations 


Track 5: Next-Gen Sequencing Informatics 


Track 11: Cancer Informatics 


Track 6: Clinical & Translational Informatics 


Track 12: Data Security 



  • Aligning Projects with Agile Approach 

  • Intelligent Methods Optimization of Algorithms for NGS 

  • Large Scale NGS Analysis Using Globus Genomics 

  • Genome Assembly and Annotation 

  • An Embarrassment of Riches: Choosing and Implementing Cloud Infrastructure 
  • The Impact of Research Informatics on Laboratory Evolution 

  • How Data-Driven Patient Networks are Transforming Biomedical Research 

  • Determining Genome Variation and Clinical Utility 

  • Customizing Your Digital Research Environment with Genome Browsers                            


2015 Sponsor Info

2015 Prospectus is now available. 

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Philip BournePhilip E. Bourne, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS), National Institutes of Health


Stories and Highlights from Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2014  


John Quackenbush discusses creating an information ecosystem for personalized genomic medicine.
Stephen Friend presents "Enabling Experts and the Public to Solve Complex Biomedical Problems."
Yaniv Erlich reflects on the growing accessibility and security of genomic data.
Bio-artist, Heather Dewey-Hagborg, demonstrates the extreme accessibility of DNA traces.
Isaac Samuel Kohane makes a case for genomic data sharing at the risk of reduced security.


  • Access All 12 Tracks for One Price
  • Network with 3,000+ Global Attendees
  • Hear 150+ Technology and Scientific Presentations
  • Attend Bio-IT World’s Best Practices Awards
  • Connect with Attendees Using CHI’s Intro-Net
  • Participate in the Poster Competition
  • Choose from 16 Pre-Conference Workshops
  • See the Winners of the following 2015 Awards:
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Best of Show
    • Best Practices  
  • View Novel Technologies and Solutions in the Expansive Exhibit Hall
  • And Much More!

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Platinum Sponsors

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 Data Direct Networks 




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Oracle Health Sciences 


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Thomson Reuters 

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  • Making the World's Knowledge Computable
  • Bioinformatics in the Cloud
  • The Application of Text Analytics to Drug Safety Surveillance

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