Program and Venue


Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States


In the following, please find the latest program of the workshop on Oct 27th 2014.

Time Description
08:30 am Workshop Registration and Workshop Opening
09:00 am Keynote Speech (George Strawn): “Big Data in Context”
10:00 am Poster Session in Conjunction with Coffee Break
10:20 am Invited Talk (Subha Madhavan): “Data Science Platforms are Integral to Help Drive Molecularly Targeted Therapy Development and Personalized Medicine Research”
11:00 am s8204: “Predicting a Biological Response of Molecules from Their Chemical Properties Using Diverse and Optimized Ensembles of Stochastic Gradient Boosting Machine”
11:15 am s8214: “Towards Integrating the Detection of Genetic Variants into an In-Memory Database”
11:30 am s8205: “Low Redundancy Feature Selection with Grouped Variables and Its Application to Healthcare Data”
11:45 am s8213: “Understanding the Effects of Concussion using Big Data”
12:00 pm Lunch
01:30 pm Invited Talk (Keith Crandall): “Translating Genomics to Personalized Medicine through Computation”
02:00 pm s8210: “Big Data in Genomics: An Overview”
02:15 pm s8212: “TIDE: Inter-chromosomal Translocation and Insertion Detection using Embeddings”
02:30 pm s8202: “Pharmacological Class Data Representation in the Web Ontology Language (OWL)”
02:45 pm Invited Talk (Marc Overhage): “‘Big’ Methods for Big Data: Lessons Learned from the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership
03:20 pm Poster Session in Conjunction with Coffee Break
03:50 pm s8208: “A General Supervised Approach to Segmentation of Clinical Texts”
04:05 pm s8206: “Protective Effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Septic ICU Patients”
04:20 pm Big Data Panel with
Panelist: Vinay Pai, Roger Mark, Marilyn Matz, and Matthieu-P. Schapranow. Moderated by: Mengling Feng and Shipeng Yu
05:10 pm Workshop Closing