Integrated Cancer Research Center Symposium

Integrated Cancer Research Center (ICRC) Symposium

"Big Data and Cancer"


9:00 a.m.  - Coffee, fruit and pastries

9:15 a.m.  - Welcoming remarks John McDonald

9:30-10:20 a.m. -   John McDonald, Professor of Biological Sciences and Director, Integrated Cancer Research Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Title: The Utility of Big Data in Clinical and Basic Cancer Research: two case studies

10:25-11:15 a.m. -  Adrian Lee, Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh

Title: Large scale sequencing for precision cancer medicine

11:20 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. -  Jon Duke, Director of the Center for Health Analytics and Informatics, Georgia Tech Research Institute and Faculty, College of Computing Georgia Tech

Title: Scaling Clinical Research in Oncology through Natural Language Processing and the OMOP Common Data Model

12:10-1:10 p.m. -  Lunch provided (limited)

1:15-2:05 p.m. -  Lincoln Stein, Head, Adaptive Oncology, OICR Chair, International Cancer Genome Consortium Executive Committee, International Scientific Steering

Committee and Data Coordination and Management Committee, Professor, Department of Molecular Genomics, University of Toronto

Title: The ICGC/TCGA Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes Project

2:10-3:00 p.m. - Han Liang, Associate Professor and Deputy Chair Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Associate Professor Department of Systems Biology

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Title: How to maximize the utility of big cancer genomic data

3:05-4:05 p.m. -  Panel Discussion

4:10 p.m. -  Closing remarks