AWIS Seattle: Data Science in Biology
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1/17/2018
When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
6:00 PM
Where: United States

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Join us Wednesday, January 17th for our next event!

The Seattle AWIS Monthly Programming Series presents:
 
Data Science in Biology
 
Wednesday  January 17th, 2018  6:00 PM
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 – Free visitor parking
 
6:00 PM- Networking and Refreshments
6:30 PM- Introductions and Program
7:45 PM- Networking and Dessert
 
 
Big Data is becoming one of the most significant advancements of the last decade.
With data showing the ability to contribute to everything from election predictions to transportation services, extracting useful information from extremely large datasets is transforming multiple scientific fields, and the biological sciences are no different. Billions of data points on genes, proteins and other molecules, as well as large volumes of patient data, can give us precious insights to better predict and treat disease. Over the next decade, discoveries through the use of computational models will allow us to leverage that data into meaningful information, contributing to the improvement of healthcare globally. 
 
Our Speaker:


 
Lara MangravitePhD
President of Sage Bionetworks

  
Seattle AWIS programs are FREE.
All are welcome – members, non-members, women and men!
More information at:  http://www.seattleawis.org/


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