2017 Student-Organized Symposium

BU Bioinformatics
Student-Organized Symposium


June 7, 2017 | 9:30AM to 5:30PM | Life Science and Engineering Building, Room B01, 24 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215



Featuring the following distinguished speakers:



KV_HeadshotKavitha Venkatesan,Ph.D.
Head of Program Management, Next Generation Diagnostics (NGDx)
NIBR Oncology
Bioinformatics Program Alumna

“Genomic approaches to understanding therapeutic response in cancer”








BRaphael_HeadShot_Nov15_smallBenjamin Raphael, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science
Princeton University

“Evolution and Interpretation of Cancer Genomes”








IMG_0199_Zhiping background-croppedZhiping Weng, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

“An Encyclopedia of Regulatory Elements in the Human and Mouse Genomes”








Photographs at Institute for Systems Biology on Tuesday March 19, 2013 and Thursday March 21, 2013 at corporate headquarter in Seattle. (Photography By Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures)

Nitin Baliga, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Director
Institute for Systems Biology
Seattle Washington

“Systems Biology, Environment and Health”








Staff portrait Myles Brown, M.D.

Myles Brown, MD
Director, Center for Functional Cancer Epigenetics
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

“Hacking the Hormone Dependent Cancer Code”








Student Organizing Committee:
Sean Corbett
Anastasia Gurinovich
Alan Pacheco
Devanshi Patel
Emily Speranza


For sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Bioinformatics Program at bioinfo@bu.edu.