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 videocast.nih.gov. 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.