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First Day of NINR Boot Camp to be Videocast Live

May 31, 2016

The NINR "Precision Health: From 'Omics' to Data Science" Boot Camp will host a live videocast of the first day of the week-long training course on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) at This videocast is free and open to the public. If you are unable to view the videocast live, it will be archived on the NIH videocast and NINR websites at a later date.

The first day of the 2016 "Precision Health: From 'Omics' to Data Science" Boot Camp will feature welcoming remarks from Dr. Patricia Grady, PhD, Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, followed by a morning keynote session, "Precision Health and Advancing Human Health," from Leroy Hood, MD, PhD, President and Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology.

The rest of the day's presentations will include:

  • "Advancing Precision Health: A Nursing Informatics Research Perspective" by Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, Professor and Director of the Center for Evidence-based Practice, Columbia University;
  • "Nutrigenomics and Precision Health" by José M Ordovás, PhD, Director and Professor of Nutrition and Genomics, USDA at Tufts University;
  • "Pharmacogenomics in Precision Health" by Deanna L. Kroetz, PhD, Professor, University of California, San Francisco; and
  • "Translational Bioinformatics" by Zhongming Zhao, PhD, MS, Dr. Doris L. Ross Professor & Director, Center for Precision Health, School of Bioinformatics, University of Texas Health Science Center.

The afternoon will conclude with a keynote session, "Precision Health vs. Precision Medicine," from Lloyd Minor, MD, Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean, Stanford University School of Medicine.

To see the preliminary agenda for the 2016 "Precision Health: From 'Omics' to Data Science" Boot Camp, click here. For more information, please visit

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