Computational Pathology and Integrative Genomics for Cancer Research

March 2, 2020, 2:30 pm — 3:30 pm

Seminar Room A
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC)
Washington University Medical Center
320 S. Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

This talk, part of the Institute for Informatics (I2) Special Speaker Seminar Series, will feature Dr. Kun Huang, Professor of Medicine at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine, where he serves as Assistant Dean for Data Sciences, Director for Data Science and Informatics for Indiana University’s Grand Challenge initiative — Precision Health Initiative, Chair of Genomic Data Science for the Precision Health Initiative, and Associate Director of Data Science at IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Huang is a senior investigator in the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformtics at IU School of Medicine and a senior investigator at Regenstrief Institute. In addition, Dr. Huang is an Adjunct Professor of Bioinformatics at the Indiana University (IUPUI) School of Informatics and Computing. Dr. Huang is an internationally recognized leader in bioinformatics and computational pathology. His research interests lie in translational bioinformatics, computational pathology, medical imaging, computational biology, integrative genomics tools for precision health, computer vision, and machine learning. He is focused on translating informatics tools to improve clinical practice and accelerate scientific discovery and believes the Precision Health Initiative is an unprecedented opportunity to accomplish just that.

For more information, please contact Alicia Cicerelli at acicerelli@wustl.edu or 314-454-5272.