Genomics

Math and Stats Seminar: Big data, data science, statistics

Dr. Nancy Reid, University of Toronto

When: 
Friday, 31 March 2017 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Where: 
Jeffery Hall Room 234

The Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute developed a six-month thematic program on big data in 2015, with substantial funding from the Fields Institute, and support from PIMS, CRM and AARMS for

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Cognitive Computing in Healthcare

Aditya Pai
Associate Partner, Healthcare and Life Sciences - IBM Watson Health

When: 
Thursday, 6 October 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: 
Cancer Research Institute Conference Room 100/01

NBThis is a second talk on the same day as the previously announced morning talk. Details of the morning event will be distributed soon.

The healthcare and life science industry faces a barrage of data. Over 1100 Terabytes of data will be generated by each individual which includes genomic, clinical and exogenous data.
Cognitive computing is a new era of computing where the above complexity is addressed with new capabilities in natural language processing and machine learning.

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Compute Canada On-Campus Consultation

Dr. Gregory Newby, Chief Technology Officer, Compute Canada

When: 
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: 
Ellis Hall Room 218

On Feb 23 Compute Canada’s will be on campus hosting a session soliciting input on this country’s need for increased investment in advanced research computing (ARC).

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*NOTE: Check TIme* Quantified Self - Revolutionizing health care

Igor Jurisica, Tier I Canada Research Chair in Integrative Cancer Informatics, Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Prof at U Toronto and Visiting Scientist at IBM CAS.

When: 
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 - 12:30pm
Where: 
Botterell Hall B147

The D-A-C website converted the local time of this talk (12:30pm) to GMT when sending out the automatic notice.

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