[Computational-biology] Adopting R&D Informatics Systems

Jim Prudhomme via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by jprudhomme from healthtech.com)
Tue Nov 17 14:52:00 EST 2009

Part of the Informatics Channel at CHI's 17th International Molecular
Medicine Tri-Conference.

Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Second Annual
Adopting R&D Informatics Systems: Data Management, Integration & Knowledge
February 3-5, 2010
Moscone North Convention Center * San Francisco, CA

Register by November 20 and Save up to $350:


Speaker Presentations:

Enterprise Scientific Workflow Environment Drives Innovation

Juergen Hammer, Ph.D., M.B.A., Pharma Research Scientific Informatics;
Global Head, In Silico Sciences; Center Head, Scientific Informatics, F.
Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc.

The Pistoia Alliance, Inc.-A Construct for Precompetitive Collaboration

Chris Waller, Ph.D., Senior Director, Precompetitive Collaborations,
Research, Development & Medical Informatics, Worldwide Technology, Pfizer,

Recent Strategies with Cloud, Wikis, Ontologies and Open Source Data

Giles M. Day, Senior Director, BBC Informatics, Pfizer, Inc.

Luncheon Presentation Sponsored by Microsoft

Personalized Medicine: The Missing Pieces

Jim Karkanias, Senior Director of Applied Research & Technology, Microsoft
Health Solutions Group

Integrated Informatics Systems for R&D

John Reynders, Ph.D., CIO, Pharmaceutical Research & Development, Johnson &

Executive Panel with Q&A

Are We Integrating the Right Data:  Extending Beyond Laboratory Data to
Decisions Impacting Project Success

Moderator: David M. Sedlock, Ph.D., Senior Director, Research & Development
Systems, Millennium, The Takeda Oncology Company 

Presentation Sponsored by Accelrys

Knowledge Management

David Hodgson, Ph.D., Site Head, Global Research Informatics, Roche Palo

Knowledge for Strategic Advantage: Accelerating the R&D Cycle

Thomas P. Hill, Principal, The Leverage Innovation Group; former Director,
Learning and Knowledge Management, Genentech

ASAP-Emphasizing Multidimensional Drug Discovery 

W. Patrick Walters, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow & Group Head,
Computational Drug Discovery Technologies, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Agile Software Development: Meeting the Rapidly Changing Needs in Drug

Man-Ling Lee, Ph.D., Senior Program Analyst, Discovery Chemistry, Small
Molecule Drug Discovery, Genentech, Inc.

Application of Translational Informatics in Tailored Therapeutics

Susie Stephens, Director, Biomedical Informatics, Pharmaceutical Research &
Development, Johnson & Johnson

Data Integration-What's in it for Me?

Randal Chen, Ph.D., Director, Research Informatics, Amgen, South San

Integrative Data Mining for Drug Discovery using the Semantic Web 

Michael Lajiness, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Structural and Computational
Sciences, Eli Lilly & Company 

Collaborative Drug Discovery Humanitarian and Commercial Researcher Network
Case Studies

Barry A. Bunin, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer & President, Collaborative
Drug Discovery (CDD), Inc.

Panel: Drug Discovery Collaborations in 2010

Moderator: Barry A. Bunin, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer & President,
Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD), Inc.

Implementing a Translational Biomarker Strategy to Reduce Attrition in Drug

Irina Antonijevic, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Translational Research, Biological
Research, Lundbeck Research, Inc. USA

High Content Mining of Disease Biomarkers

Jake Chen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Informatics & Computer Science,
Indiana University School of Informatics; Director, Indiana Center for
Systems Biology and Personalized Medicine, Indiana University-Purdue
University Indianapolis; Founder, MedeoLinx, Inc.

Profiling Patients to Drive Biomarker Development 

N. R. Nirmala, Ph.D., Director, Biomarker Analysis and Informatics Unit,
Translational Sciences, Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research 

Panel: Informatics at R&D Interphases

Moderator: Pearl S. Huang, Ph.D., Integrator, Oncology Franchise, Research &
Early Development, Merck & Co.

Image Analysis Considerations for Pre-clinical, in vivo Medical Imaging

Matt Silva, Head, Imaging Sciences, Millennium, The Takeda Oncology Company

RISe Prowler: A Semantic Web Approach to Integrating External and In-house
Biology and Chemistry Information

Ajay Shah, Ph.D., MBA, PMP, Director, Research Informatics, Elan
Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Development of a Registration System for Biologics in a Collaborative
Special Interest Group

Jeremy Packer, Ph.D., Head, Bioinformatics, Abbott

Semantic Web and Cloud Computing for Integrative Data Management and
Analysis Infrastructure

Jonas S. Almeida, Ph.D., Abell-Hanger Distinguished Professor,
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson
Cancer Center

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