Conference

2017 Second Annual Midwest Bioinformatics Conference

2ND ANNUAL MIDWEST
BIOINFORMATICS
CONFERENCE

April 13-14, 2017

The Second Annual Bioinformatics Conference serves to bring together bioinformatics-minded researchers from academia and industry to discover capabilities, share tactical approaches to problem solving, explore synergies, and launch potential collaborations.

Powered by the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute
in partnership with UMKC and Children’s Mercy.

The Second Annual Midwest Bioinformatics Conference was held on on April 13 – 14, 2017. The conference showcased practical approaches to collecting, organizing, and preparing data for a broad range of analyses applied in human and animal health.

The goals of the Conference were (1) bring together bioinformatics-minded researchers from academia and industry to discover capabilities, share tactical approaches to problem-solving, explore synergies, and launch potential collaborations, and (2) provide an opportunity for bioinformatics students to learn about employment opportunities within the region and employers to meet prospective candidates.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Phil PaynePhilip R.O. Payne, PhD, FACMI

Robert J. Terry Professor and Founding Director of the Institute for Informatics (I2) 
Professor of General Medical Sciences, School of Medicine
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Speaker Biography

 

Liz Worthey, PhD

Faculty Investigator
Director of Software Development & Informatics
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Speaker Biography