2020 Student-Organized Symposium


Due to COVID-19 the 2020 Student Organized Symposium has been cancelled.

SoS 2020 Distinguished Speakers:


Hector Corrada Bravo, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology – UMIACS
University of Maryland, College Park

“Adventures in metagenomic data science”


James Faeder, PhD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Computational and Systems Biology
Co-Director, Joint Carnegie Mellon-University of Pittsburgh PhD Program in Computational Biology

“Rule-based modeling of biological systems and interactions”


Laleh Haghverdi, PhD
Fellow at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

“Computational Approaches for Single-Cell Omics Data Analysis”


Elinor Karlsson, PhD
BU Bioinformatics Program Aluma
Associate Professor in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Director of the Vertebrate Genomics Group, The Broad Institute

“The 200 Mammals Project: Evolutionary Conservation at Single Base Resolution”


Levi Waldron, PhD
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
City University of New York School of Public Health

“Public Data Sharing to Improve Human Health”


Student Organizing Committee:
Shruthi Bandyadka
Emma Briars
Dakota Hawkins
Lucas Schiffer
Xingyi Shi