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All seminars are held at the University Center Tower 7000 Fannin Street, 6th floor (UCT E-612 & E-614), Houston, TX 77030 at 12 p.m. (noon) CST.

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Date Speaker Topic
Sept. 1 Robert Murphy UT Health Intelligence Platform (UT-HIP)
Sept. 8 Sahiti Myneni Towards sustainable digital health ecosystem: convergence of social computing, mHealth and human factors
Sept. 15 Christoph Lehmann International Status of Medical Informatics
Sept. 22 Jia Zeng Utilizing Informatics in Precision Oncology Decision Support
Sept. 29 Laila Bekhet Towards implementable deep learning based predictive models
Oct. 6 Ang Li Optimizing Cancer Associated Thrombosis Research through Clinical Informatics & EpidemiologyD
Oct. 13 Pora Kim FusionGDB 2.0, fusion gene annotation update aided by deep learning
Oct. 20 Tongtong Huang / Ivan Coronado Drug adverse event prediction using knowledge graph / Towards Stroke Biomarkers on Fundus Retinal Imaging
Oct. 27 Yuqi Si Deep Representation Learning to Enhance Clinical Narrative Understanding
Nov. 3 Yanfei Wang Approach to characterize disease progression
Nov. 10 Sarah May Predicting risk of HIV infection using EHR data
Nov. 17 Jingqi Wang / Xinyuan Zhang Medical concept normalization on clinical text / TBA
Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 1 Zak Kohane Learning how to unravel complex disease using phenome-wide scans + genomics: Autism Case History
Dec. 8 Neil Abernathy How informatics accelerated the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials