Centre for Health and Bioinformatics

Centre for Health and Bioinformatics

CHaBi symposium followed by a lecture by Professor Andrew Morris

Date/Time: 12th September 14.00-19.30

Venue: David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne

The University Centre for Health and Bioinformatics (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/chabi/) will be holding a symposium immediately prior to Professor Morris’s Academy of Medical Sciences Lecture on 12th September 2016. The symposium will be held in the same venue (David Shaw Lecture Theatre, the Medical School) and will start at 2.00 pm. All are welcome to attend and booking is not needed. Tea/coffee will be available at 4.00 p.m.‌


14.00-14.30 "Interdisciplinary computing and complex Biosystems" Professor Anil Wipat, Professor of Integrative Bioinformatics and Director of CHaBi, Newcastle University‌‌

14.30-15.30 "Big data in biology - opportunity and challenge" Profesor Ewan Birney FRS FMedSci, Director of EMBL-EBI - Inaugural CHaBi lecture

15.30-16.00 "Connected Health Cities" Dr. Joe McDonald, Director, North East and North Cumbria Connected Health City

16.00-16.30 Tea & coffee

Following the symposium, there will be an Acadamy of Medical Sciences Lecture at 16.30 given by Professor Andrew Morris FRSE FMedSci on "Medicine in the Information Age" followed by a drinks reception. To book to attend Professor Morris' lecture, please follow this link: http://www.acmedsci.ac.uk/more/events/north-east-regional-fellows-event-newcastle-lecture-by-professor-andrew-morris/


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