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[REPORT DEMANDÉ] Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Biology (mail des organisateurs du 3.4.2020)


Postponed in 2021 (5 June 2020)

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Responsable de l'activité

Emi Nagoshi


Prof. Emi Nagoshi, UNIGE
Prof. Florian Steiner, UNIGE
Prof. Rémy Brüggmann, UNIBE


Confirmed speakers include:

Dr. Romeo Kienzler (IBM Center for Open Source Data and AI technologies) - AI algorithm
Dr. Friedemann Zenke (FMI, Basel) - Neuroscience Dr. Anna Kreshuk (EMBL, Heidelberg) - Image analysis
Dr. Andrew Janowczyk (University of Lausanne) - Cancer/digital pathology
Dr. Zhenyu Xu (Sophia Genetics, Chief Technical Officer) - Genetics
Dr. Kuangyu Shi (University of Bern) - Molecular imaging and radionuclide therapy
Dr. Thorsten Wagner (MPI, Dortmund) - Structural biology Dr. Alessandro Blasimme (ETH, Zurich) - Ethics


The objective is to introduce to the audience the general concept, state-of-the-art of AI, application areas in biology and good examples of what AI can discover compared to traditional approaches, what are the goals, and what is likely to be achieved in the foreseeable future. It will also include a talk about the philosophy and ethics of AI. Target audience are PhD students with diverse backgrounds in life sciences, but the workshop should also be of interest to Master students, postdocs and PIs.


All conferences will take place in Sciences III. See Venue section for more details.


The detailed program will be available soon. Do not hesitate to come back to see more!


9:00 - 12:05 Room 1S081 Session 1
12:05 Cafeteria Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Room 1S081 Session 2
16:00 - 17:20 Room 1S081 Session 3

University of Geneva (Sciences III - Quai E. Ansermet 30)




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Reimbursements for CUSO StarOmics students


Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.
NO reimbursement for your meal expenses


Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan at University of Lausanne, Centre Intégratif de Génomique, Le Génopode, 1015 Lausanne.


Other CUSO Students: please contact your coordinator.



Deadline for registration 31.12.2020
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