Big Data Seminar

Time:

Monday Sept 14th, 2015, 9 am – 15 pm

Place:

Lecture hall F101, Physiology, Aapistie 7C (entrance via Aapistie 7A), University of Oulu

Organizers:

Biocenter Oulu Doctoral Programme, Infotech Oulu, Genes & Society Argumenta Project, University of Oulu

Contact:

meri.rova(at)oulu.fi

Target group:

Doctoral students, postdocs and senior researchers with an interest in big data issues in biosciences, medicine, genetics etc.

Credits:

0.3 ECTS for the full programme

 

Registration: https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/3C030E43F6495933.par

Registration deadline: Sept 7th

 

Programme

 

09.00-09.20

Morning Coffee

09.20-09.30

Opening words
Juha Röning, Infotech Oulu, University of Oulu

09.30-10.30

“Growing organs in silico - a computational approach to morphogenesis”
Tuomas Tallinen, Department of Physics and Nanoscience Center, University of Jyväskylä.

10.30-11.30 

“Protein similarity search in big databases”
Liisa Holm, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki

11.30-12.30 

Lunch break

12.30-13.30 

“The Role of Omics Profiling in Epidemiology, Public Health and Future Medicine”
Mika Ala-Korpela, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu and School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol

13.30-14.00 

Coffee and pastry

14.00-15.00

“Stories of our past and future written in our genomes”
Matti Pirinen, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, FIMM

 

Last updated: 9/9/2015