Start Date: 25/09/2016

End Date: 27/09/2016

Cost: Industry - 675€, Academic - 450€, PhD Student - 400€

Venue: EMBL Heidelberg, Germany


EMBL and Wellcome Genome Campus

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This EMBL-Wellcome Genome Campus Conference on “Big Data in Biology & Health” will alternate between Heidelberg and Hinxton, to address the opportunities and challenges of “big data” analytics, advance basic research and explore translational opportunities. This timely interdisciplinary meeting aims to enable the European research community to participate in and help drive the future development of “big data” research, as well as raise further awareness for this new and relevant research direction in the life sciences. Registration deadline: 11 August 2016, Abstract deadline: 7 July 2016 Confirmed Speakers (Jan 2016) Chris Bowler, Institut de Biologie de l'École Normale Supérieure, France Paul Burton, University of Bristol, United Kingdom Laura Clarke, The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), United Kingdom David Glazer, Google Inc., United States of America Allison Heath, University of Chicago, United States of America Sally John, Biogen Idec, United States of America Jane Kaye, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Bartha Maria Knoppers, McGill University, United States of America Isaac Kohane, Harvard Medical School, United States of America Steven Newhouse, The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), United Kingdom Magnus Nordborg, Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology GmbH, Austria Chris Ponting,University of Oxford, United Kingdom Judith Zaugg, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany