2018 Student-Organized Symposium

BU Bioinformatics
Student-Organized Symposium

June 6, 2018 | 9:30AM to 5:30PM | Life Science and Engineering Building, Room B01, 24 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215


Featuring the following distinguished speakers:


Chia-Ling Huang, PhD
BU Bioinformatics Alumna
Investigator I
H3 Biomedicine

“Data mining in cancer genomics for therapeutic target and biomarker discovery”

Jason D. Buenrostro, PhD
Broad Institute Fellow
Harvard Society Junior Fellow
Allen Distinguished Investigator
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University

“Single-cell epigenomics: Gene regulation at unprecedented resolution”

Curtis Huttenhower, PhD
Associate Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Harvard University

“Human microbiome analysis in public health”

John Tsang, PhD
Chief, Systems Genomics and Bioinformatics Unit
Director, Computational Systems Biology, Trans-NIH Center for Human Immunology (CHI)
National Institutes of Health

“Do differences make a difference: human immune responsiveness and single-cell variations”

Jahnavi Prasad, PhD
BU Bioinformatics Alumnus
Senior Research Investigator
E.I. DuPont de Nemours

“Bioinformatics-aided Protein and Metabolic Engineering”


Roy Kishony, PhD
Marilyn and Henry Taub Professor of Life Sciences
Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Computer Science (secondary)
Director, Lorry I. Lokey Interdisciplinary Center for Life Sciences & Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

“Predicting antibiotic resistance”



Student Organizing Committee:
David Bray
Emma Briars
Katherine Norwood
Alan Pacheco

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