2017 Archived Content

Pre-Conference Workshops*

Morning Workshops
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 8:00 - 11:30 am

W1. Data Management for Biologics: Registration and Beyond

Monica Wang, Ph.D., Principal Bioinformatics Architect, Takeda Oncology

Beth Basham, Ph.D., IT Director, Client Services, Biologics & Vaccines Discovery, Merck

Rudolf Kinder, Senior Scientist, Roche Innovation Center Penzberg

Sean Ward, CTO, Synthace

Timothy S. Gardner, Ph.D., Founder/CEO, Riffyn, Inc.

Peter Henstock, Ph.D., Senior Principal Scientist, Research Business Technologies, Pfizer

W2. An Intro to Blockchain in Life Sciences

Adrian Gropper, M.D., CTO, Patient Privacy Rights

Richard Shute, Ph.D., Consultant, Professional Services, Curlew Research

Maurizio Viviani, Ph.D., Lead Developer, IT, Encrypgen

W4. Data Visualization to Accelerate Biological Discovery

Nils Gehlenborg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

W7. Introduction to Hadoop for Bioinformatics

Martin R. Gollery, CEO, Tahoe Informatics

Dimension DataW8: Digital Transformation for Life Sciences – Adopting Hybrid IT

Rudy Gopaul, Senior Director, Business Development, NTT Innovation Institute

Casey Overman, Data Architecture and Analytics, Sequence Inc.

Kimberly Robasky, PhD, Senior Translational Scientist, Renaissance Computing Institute

Harsha Rajasimha, Ph.D., Global Director, Life Sciences R&D, NTT Innovation Institute

Peter Lutz, Global Lead Enterprise Architect – Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Dimension Data


Afternoon Workshops
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 12:30 - 4:00 pm

W9. Data Science Driving Better Informed Decisions

Wei-Yi Cheng, Ph.D., Data Scientist, Roche Innovation Center New York

Venus So, Ph.D., Data Science, Pharma Research and Early Development Informatics, Roche Innovation Center New York

Francesca Milletti, Ph.D., Senior Principal Scientist, Data Science, Roche Innovation Center New York

Ahmed Abdeen Hamed, Ph.D., Scientific Knowledge Engineer, Scientific Information Management: Data Platform, Merck & Co.

W10. Designing Storage Solutions for Life Sciences

Ari E. Berman, Ph.D., Vice President and General Manager of Consulting Services, BioTeam, Inc.

Aaron Gardner, Senior Scientific Consultant, BioTeam, Inc.

W11. Scientific Project Management

Gregg TeHennepe, Program Manager, Computational Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory

W12. Leveraging Cloud Technologies to Enable Large-Scale Integration of Human Genome and Clinical Outcomes Data

R. Mark Adams, Ph.D., CIO, Celmatix Inc.

Benjamin Breton, Biology, Senior Bioinformatics Engineer

Anna T. Fernandez, Ph.D., PMP, Senior Associate, Civil Health – Informatics, Booz Allen Hamilton

Andrew FigPope, Data Engineer, Celmatix Inc.

Michael Keller, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Civil Health, Booz Allen Hamilton

Christopher Matta, Systems Engineer, Confluent, Inc.

W13. Proteogenomics: Integration of Genomics and Proteomics Data

David Fenyő, Ph.D., Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Institute for Systems Genetics, NYU School of Medicine

W15. Virtual Pharma: Evolving toward True Data Exchange Highways beyond Corporate Firewalls

Ralph Haffner, Head Discovery Workflows Basel - pRED Informatics, Roche Pharma Research and Early Development, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Michael Fowler, US Innovative Medicine and Early Development Lead, R&D Information, AstraZeneca

Dana E. Vanderwall, Ph.D., Director, Biology & Preclinical IT, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Michael H. Elliott, CEO, Atrium Research & Consulting LLC

Padmanabha Udupa, pRED Informatics, Roche Pharma Research and Early Development, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

Laura Aguiar, Ph.D., Head, pREDi NY Operations, Data Science Decision Support Service Manager, Roche Innovation Center New York

Chris Morrow, Associate Director, Development Sciences IT Portfolio Strategy and Solutions, Genentech

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