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NIH Common Fund National Centers for Biomedical Computing Showcase: (Day 1)
Introduction: Dr. Peter Lyster, NIGMS
Opening remarks: Dr. Francis Collins, Director of NIH
NIH Common Fund: Dr. James Anderson, Director NIH Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Opening keynote: Daniel Masys: Computational Grand Challenges for 21st Century Biomedical Science
Mark Musen: The National Center for Biomedical Ontology
Ron Kikinis: The National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC)
Russ Altman: National Center for Physics-Based Simulation of Biological Structures
Three 15 minute testimonial speakers from high-level individuals who can speak to the impact of one or more of the NCBCs on their work or institutions.
NCBC Sustainability Panel
Thursday, November 8, 2012,
1:00:00 PM Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
All are invited to participate in a special meeting of the National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC), an NIH Common Fund program. The event will showcase the centers’ research, training and outreach activities as well as their other impact on the biomedical research community. The meeting also offers an opportunity to meet NCBC scientists and other program staff during poster sessions. Topics covered will be especially relevant to NIH discussions on big data and the importance of data management and analysis pipelines.
The showcase will be held on November 8-9, 2012, in the Ruth L. Kirschstein Auditorium of the Natcher Conference Center (Building 45). It begins at 1:00 p.m. on November 8, with opening remarks from NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.