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Applications of Machine Learning in Life Science

Time Tuesday 8 June, 2021 at 09:00 - 15:00
Place Zoom

On Tuesday June 8th, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. there will be an online event where we are diving deep into Applications of Machine Learning in Life Science and we hope you would like to join us! We have plenty of exciting talks to look forward to, and a chance to mingle with others and discuss this interesting topic. We plan to end the day with a general panel discussion where the audience is welcome to ask more in-depth questions to the speakers. We hope to bring the local community together and help you discover new potential for collaborations and find inspiration.

Below you can find the program for the day.

The event is completely over Zoom.
Meeting ID: 619 9021 6981
Passcode: 235238

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09.00 – 09.15 Welcome and Introduction by Kristina Benevides and Nathaniel Street

09.15 – 09.35 Johan Trygg, Department of Chemistry, UmU
Chemometrics in Omics applications of data driven life science

09.35 – 10.00 Patrik Rydén, Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, UmU
Data-driven decisions using big, complex and unstructured data with applications in prehospital care

10.00 – 10.15 Coffee Break

10.15 – 11.00 Paolo Bientinesi & Pedro Ojeda May, HPC2N
HPC2N: High-performance computing @ UmU

11.00 – 11.30 Kemal Avican, Department of Molecular Biology, UmU
PATHOgenex - RNA Atlas of Human Bacterial Pathogens

11.30 – 12.00 Nikolay Oskolkov, NBIS
Do we have Big Data in Life Sciences?

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 – 13.30 Jenny Persson, Department of Molecular Biology, UmU
Artificial Intelligence in oncology: EU REVERT framework

13.30 – 13.50 Rosario Garcia Gil, Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU
ML as tool in forest tree breeding

13.50 – 14.05 Fika mingle in breakout rooms

14.05 – 15.00 Panel discussion and Concluding remarks

Organisers: Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC) and National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden (NBIS)

Event type: Conference


Nikolay Oskolkov, NBIS

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Johan Trygg
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Patrik Rydén
Other position, associate professor
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Paolo Bientinesi
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Pedro Ojeda May
Senior research engineer
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Kemal Avican
Senior research assistant
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Jenny Persson
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Rosario Garcia Gil
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Kristina Benevides
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Jeanette Tångrot
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