Conference Overview

Learn about the latest research and technology in cutting-edge quantitative biomedicine. 
Topics range from automated diagnosis of macular degeneration to engineering of genetic circuits.

Date & Time: April 29, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
location: SHriram 104 Auditorium


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9:30 AM

10:00 AM

10:15 AM


10:45 AM


11:15 AM


11:45 AM

12:30 PM


1:00 PM


1:30 PM

1:50 PM


2:20 PM


3:05 PM

3:30 PM

Conference Registration and Morning Coffee Reception

Opening Remarks by Augustine Chemparathy, Event Organizing Lead

Remarks by Professor Christina Curtis, PhD, MsC

“Quantifying the evolutionary dynamics of tumor evolution through spatial computational modeling”

Remarks by Professor Andreas Pfenning PhD

“A data-driven approach to understanding the genetic basis of Alzheimer's disease.”

Remarks by Professor James Zou PhD

"AI to read and write the human genome"

Catered lunch

Remarks by Dr. Mark DePristo, PhD

“Introduction and applications to next-generation sequencing and disease diagnostics”

Technology Demonstration by Athelas

"Athelas - Deep Learning for Decentralized Diagnostics"

Break and refreshments

Remarks by Professor Jennifer Elisseeff, PhD

“Designing from translation: how technology implementation births discovery”

Remarks by Professor Jose Gomez-Marquez

Affordable medical devices for developing countries

Closing remarks by Dean Lloyd Minor