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The Convergence of AI and Biology: Advancing Our Understanding of the Cell

The Gene Regulation Observatory and Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center have joined forces to host a workshop on “The Convergence of AI and Biology: Advancing Our Understanding of the Cell”. The interactive workshop will bring together keynote speakers and panelists from  biology, technology, and computational fields– all with a singular focus on taking on some of the toughest challenges at the interface of machine learning and biology at the cellular level. We hope that you will join us!

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Thursday, December 9th @ 8:45am - 5:00pm EST

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WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

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Part One, Virtual Sessions

These sessions will be held remotely via zoom webinar and is open to all.

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8:45am - 9:00am

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9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote 1: Biology

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10:00am - 10:15am

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10:15am - 11:15am

Keynote 2: Technology

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11:15am - 11:30am

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11:30am - 12:30pm

Keynote 3: Computation

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12:30pm - 12:45pm

Closing Remarks

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Part Two, In-Person Sessions

These additional sessions are held at Broad Institute and are by invitation only.

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1:30pm - 1:45pm

Welcome & Introductions for the Afternoon

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1:45pm - 2:00pm

Lightning Talks

  1. Specification of cell fate differentiation & development and role of gene regulation 
  2. Engineering cellular state 
  3. Predicting effect(s) of a variant on gene expression
  4. Modeling nuclear organization

Speakers: Allon Klein, Jason Buenrostro, Melina Claussnitzer, Anders Hansen

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2:00pm - 3:15pm

Breakout Session

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3:15pm - 3:45pm

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3:45pm - 4:45pm

Report Backs from Lightning Talks and Breakout Sessions

Speakers: Yury Polyanskiy, Munther Dahleh, Ankur Moitra, Bin Zhang

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4:45pm - 5:00pm

Closing Remarks for the Afternoon

Frequently Asked

Will the sessions be recorded and shared?

It depends on the speaker, but it is our hope to provide as many recordings as possible.

Can I invite other people?

The morning virtual sessions are open to the public and you can share the link https://ewsc.io/workshop with all. The afternoon in-person sessions are by invite only.

Will the workshop be interactive?

Each session will have a panel discussion, and if time allows, question and answers. There will always be a question and answer submission options as well.

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Register Today and Jon Us December 9th!

The Convergence of AI and Biology: Advancing Our Understanding of the Cell