Pavia, Italy, 12 – 15 September 2016
Early Bird registration deadline: 31 July 2016
Max. attendance: 40 people.
Admission: in order of submission
During this School PhD students and post-docs will be trained on novel methodological and technological approaches that enable the analysis and integration of a high variety of large volume data, with specific focus on genomics and environmental ones, for the benefit of precision medicine and clinical decision-making. Gathered in a friendly and interactive atmosphere, the students will attend theoretical and practical sessions.
The school will have the following distinguishing features:
• It will deal with a hot and crucial topic of current research and education: how to merge precision medicine needs and big data technologies.
• It will provide a novel view of the topic, offering, together with the “-omics” perspective, the human-environment interaction aspects.
• The courses will be delivered by renowned experts in the field: both academics from national and international research centers, and representatives from IBM, one of the most important companies working on Big Data; and will include both theoretical and practical aspects.
• Participants will have the opportunity to attend 4th European I2B2 meeting.
The School is open to Ph.D. students and post-doctoral researchers.
FINAL LIST OF SPEAKERS
Silvio Bicciato – Univ. of Modena e Reggio Emilia
Fabio Del Frate – Univ. Roma Tor Vergata
Lewis Frey – Medical University of South Carolina
Paolo Gamba – Univ. of Pavia, Italy
Andrea Marinoni – Univ. of Pavia, Italy
Giuseppe Merlini – Univ. of Pavia
Chiara Marchiori – IBM Zurich
Antonietta Mira – InterDisciplinary Institute of Data Science, Univ. of Lugano, Swiss
Marco Monti – IBM Italy
Andy Tatem – Univ. of Southampton, UK
Peter Tonellato – Harvard Medical School