[ascct] Big Data to Knowledge Outreach Meeting at Society of Toxicology Meeting

  • From: Kristie Sullivan <KSullivan@xxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:23:01 -0400

Big Data Outreach Meeting at SOT Meeting on March 22
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Turning Big Data to Knowledge NIH BD2K-LINCS
A discussion of the NIH BD2K initiative and how it might advance the practice 
of Toxicology and Risk Assessment
The fields of toxicology, pharmacology and risk assessment are undergoing a 
revolution in the use of pathway-based approaches to evaluate the biological 
effects of chemicals.  These fields would benefit from accessible tools that 
make big data convenient and intuitive to integrate, analyze, query and 
visualize.  The aim of this ancillary meeting is to reach out to toxicological 
scientists and introduce them to the NIH big data programs. A panel of 
researchers will provide short overviews of the BD2K and LINCS initiative and 
thoughts on how big data can be leveraged for protection of people and the 

For more information on the Outreach Session, contact Dr. John Reichard 
(Reichard@xxxxxxxx<mailto:Reichard@xxxxxxxx> , ph. 513-542-7475 x33)

When:  March 23, 2015
Time: 12:15-1:30 PM
Where: Del Mar Room, San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina (SOT Headquarters, 
located directly next to Convention Center)


12:15: Data Science and 21st Century Toxicology, John Reichard, PharmD, PhD, 
Lead toxicologist, TERA Co-investigator, University of Cincinnati BD2K-LINCS 
Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC)

12:30 LINCS perturbation signatures and computational resources: applications 
in systems toxicology.  MMario Medvedovic, PhD, Director, Division of 
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics; Principal Investigator, University of 
Cincinnati BD2K-LINKS DCIC

12:50 Analytical Approaches to Large Scale Gene Expression Datasets. Aravind 
Subramanian, PhD, Broad Institute, LINCS Center for Transcriptomics, Cambridge, 
Cofounder, Genometry Inc

1:10 Q&A discussion

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