2019 Student-Organized Symposium

BU Bioinformatics
Student-Organized Symposium

June 5, 2019 | 9:30AM to 5:30PM |  LSEB B01

24 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215



Featuring the following distinguished speakers:

Eric Alm, PhD
Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

“Bioinformatics in the human microbiome”

Emily Balskus, PhD
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University

“Enzyme Discovery in the Human Microbiota”

Ronald N. Germain, MD, PhD
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Chief, Laboratory of Immune System Biology, Lymphocyte Biology Section, LISB
Director, Center for Advanced Tissue Imaging (CAT-I)

“How Do Small Variations in Protein Expression, Cell State, and Signaling Responses Impact Immune Responses and Our Interpretation of Single Cell Data?”

Rob Knight, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Bioengineering, and Computer Science & Engineering
Director, Center for Microbiome Innovation, University of California San Diego

“From the Human Microbiome Project to the Earth Microbiome Project (and beyond)”

Nicholas Schork, PhD
Professor and Director of Quantitative Medicine and Systems Biology
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of the City of Hope Health System

“Emerging Quantitative Research Areas in Advancing Personalized Medicine”


Student Organizing Committee:
David Bray
Emma Briars
Dakota Hawkins
Dileep Kishore
Lucas Schiffer

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