Research Seminars

All seminars are held at the University Center Tower 7000 Fannin Street, 14th floor (UCT 1414 or UCT 1412), Houston, TX 77030.

Individuals who are unable to attend in person can watch the seminar afterward by clicking the seminar titles below, which link to the recorded presentations.

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All seminars are archived on the SBMI YouTube channel.

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Date Speaker Advisor/Introducer Topic
1/13 Hulin Wu Elmer Bernstam Precision medicine in the Big Data era: a rocket science perspective
1/20 Kirk Roberts Elmer Bernstam Natural Language in EHRs: Questions, Answers, & Images
1/27 Safa Fathiamini Elmer Bernstam Automated Identification of Molecular Effects of Drugs (AIMED)
2/3 James Langabeer The comparative effectiveness of mobile telehealth technology in prehospital emergency care
2/10 Barbara Berkovich Dean Sittig TBA
2/17 Robert Jenders Elmer Bernstam TBA
2/24 Sahiti Myneni Elmer Bernstam Towards personalized and data-driven health promotion: role of patient-facing social media and mHealth platforms
3/2 Ken Chen Elmer Bernstam Computational approaches for advancing cancer genomic medicine
3/9 No Seminar Spring Break
3/16 John Calhoun Jonathan Ishee Policy considerations for healthcare informatics tool development
3/23 No Seminar AMIA TBI/CRI
3/30 Clifton David Fuller Elmer Bernstam Informatics, Imaging, and Radiation Oncology
4/6 Chen Liang Yang Gong Analyzing multifaceted patient safety events’
4/13 Hua Li Cui Tao TBA
4/20 "Tuan" Amith Cui Tao Evaluation metrics for biomedical ontologies
4/27 Jason Moore Elmer Bernstam An artificial intelligence approach to the genetic analysis of complex diseases
5/4 No Seminar Finals Week