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/