BIOINFORMATICS TECHNOLOGY FORUM

UNIVERSITIES OF MARYLAND
SHADY GROVE CONFERENCE CENTER
Rockville, Maryland
MARCH 4, 2009 8:30-5:00

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BIOINFORMATICS FORUM   March 4, 2009

8:15-9:00        Registration, refreshments, view exhibit tables

 

9:00-9:25        Initial Remarks and Welcome, Mojdeh Bahar, Moderator

 

      Dr. Mel Bernstein, Vice President for Research, University of MD 

 

      Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Executive 

 

       Jim Dinegar, President & CEO, Greater Washington Board of Trade

 

9:30-10:15      Role of Bioinformatics in Mission Success, Mojdeh Bahar, Moderator

 

      Dr. Mihai Pop, University of Maryland,  Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Biomolecular Sciences
 "Keeping up with DNA Technologies" PDF 1MB

 

      Dr. Ross Michaels, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Biometrics Clients/Image Group/Information Access Division
"Biometrics Activities at NIST"
PDF 1.1MB

 

      Dr. Brian Fitzgerald, , Deputy Division Director, Division of Electrical & Software Engineering, FDA
"Bioinformatics in mission success FDA-CDRH",
PPT 180KB

 

10:15-10:30    Break, exhibit tables, network with speakers

 

10:30-11:00    Diagnostics/Biomarkers, Terry Lynch, Moderator

 

      Dr. Vicki Seyfert-Margolis, Chief Scientific Officer, Immune Tolerance Network
"Biomarker Studies in Clinical Trials" 
PPT 2.3MB

 

      Dr. Barbara Mittleman, Director, Public Private Partnerships Office of Director, NIH
"Public Private Partnerships at the NIH; The Biomarkers Consortium (BC)" PPT 1MB

 

11:00-11:30    Biosimulation/Modeling, John Emond, Moderator     

 

      Dr. Aditya Polsani, Industry Liaison, Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Program

 

      Dr. Michael New, Astrobiologist, NASA Headquarters
"Bioinformatics at NASA" PPT 1.6MB

 

11:30-12:00    Bioinformatics in Health Care, Tom Stackhouse, Moderator

 

      Dr. Rob Griesbach, Technology Transfer Coordinator, Beltsville ARS, USDA
"U.S. Dept. Agriculture Agricultural Research Service" PPT 1.5MB

 

      Dr. Ken Buetow, Associate Director, Bioinformatics & Information Technology, National Cancer Institute, NIH
"Building a 21st Century Biomedical System: the cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid"  PPT 12.7MB

 

12:00-1:00      Lunch, networking, exhibits    

 

1:00-2:00        Bioinformatics and Homeland Security, Ron Kaese, Moderator

                       

      Dr. Kevin OConnell, Biotechnology Analyst, InQTel, Inc.

 

      Dr. James Burans, Associate Laboratory Director, National Bioforensic Analysis Center.   

 

      Dr. Sofi Ibrahim, USAMRIID

 

2:00-2:30        Computational Analysis, Clara Asmail, Moderator

 

      Dr. William Douglas Figg, Head of the Molecular Pharmacology Section and the Clinical Pharmacology Program within the Medical Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
"A Summary of Patents Filed by the Figg Laboratory"
PPT 3.5MB

 

      Mr. Alden Dima, Computer Scientist and Project Leader, Information Technology Laboratory Computational Biology Project, NIST
"Computational Biology: A Measurement Perspective" PPT 8.3MB

 

2:30~2:50        Elevator Speeches in Bioinformatics, Sally Sternbach, Moderator

 

      Mike Pollard, Discovery Logic
"Science Management, Analytics and Research Tools"  PPT 4.4MB
  

      Hilda Maibach, Clinstats Data Group
"Three Traps to Avoid & Bioinformatics Advantage" PPT 280KB
"Three Things that People Think about Statistics that Could Hurt Them"  PPT 280MB
 

      Dr. Paul Nission, 2020 Gene Systems
"Bioinformatics Forum- UMD Shady Grove Campus, March 4th, 2009" PDF 2.1MB
 

      Synaptic Science LLC

 

2:50-3:00        Break, networking, visit exhibit tables

 

3:00-4:00        Resources for Bioinformatics, Steve Walker, Moderator

 

      Todd Merchak, Program Manager, SBIR/STTR, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering, NIH
"Bioinformatics Opportunities NIH SBIR/STTR"  PPT 11.1MB

 

      Ron Kaese, Senior Program Manager, Federal Lab Partnerships, Maryland Technology Development Company (TEDCO)
"TEDCO Seed Funding for Technology Development" PPT 600KB

 

      Dr. Srini Mirmira, Red Shift Ventures

 

4:00-5:00        Closing Remarks, general networking, exhibit tables, refreshments  

5:00                 Adjourn

 



Webinar Video

   
Webinar Video Part 1 Webinar Video Part 2
   
Webinar Video Part 3 Webinar Video Part 4
   
Webinar Video Part 5 Webinar Video Part 6
   
Webinar Video Part 7 Webinar Video Part 8
   
Webinar Video Part 9 Webinar Video Part 10
   

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