Wednesday, April 5, 2023 4pm to 6pm
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Dr. Serafim Batzoglou will discuss advances in the field of genomics and proteomics and present some of his recent work. Dr. Batzoglou is Chief Data Officer at Seer. Prior to joining Seer, Serafim served as Chief Data Officer at Insitro, leading machine learning and data science in their approach to drug discovery. Prior to Insitro, he served as VP of Applied and Computational Biology at Illumina, leading research and technology development of AI and molecular assays for making genomic data more interpretable in human health. Serafim was a co-founder of DNAnexus Inc. in 2009. He spent 15 years at Stanford University as Professor of Computer Science and Biomedical Data Sciences, and as a member of the Stanford AI Lab (SAIL).
His work has focused on computational genomics and the application of algorithms & AI to diverse problems in biosciences ranging from genome assembly, comparative genomics, population genetics, cancer genomics and genome sequencing technologies. He has received numerous awards and distinctions, including Top Young Technology Innovator in MIT Technology Review in 2003, the inaugural Innovator Award by the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) in 2016, and Fellow of the ISCB in 2020. Serafim has served on several scientific advisory boards including those of 23andMe, NextBio, DNAnexus, Eve Biomedical, Genapsys and Moleculo. Serafim holds a PhD in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Serafim will discuss advances in the field of genomics and proteomics and present some of his recent work.
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