Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor, Department of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Patrick Tighe

M.D./Associate Professor/Co-Director · University of Florida

Dr. Patrick Tighe’s research examines how AI can improve acute postoperative pain and patient safety.

Tools to Reduce Disparities in Perioperative Outcomes Perioperative Medicine Biomedical Informatics Anesthesiology Artificial Intelligence

David Levin, MD

Chief Medical Information Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Challenging audiences to discover how analysis of “big data” can be used to transform healthcare, from practice redesign to new markets

Healthcare Information Technology Clinical Decision Support: From Alerts to Watson Emr and Related Clinical Systems-Strategy Selection and Physician Adoption Analytics: Data Strategies

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Structural Bioinformatics Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Protein-ligand(drug) interactions Computer-aided molecular modeling Big Data Analysis

Yonghui Wu

Director/Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yonghui Wu’s research is in computer science and biomedical informatics to develop medical artificial intelligence to solve medical problems

Data Science Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Drug Repurposing

Preetam Ghosh, Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Ghosh researches systems biology, specifically stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation

Systems Biology Stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation Reverse engineering analysis and visualization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) Static/Dynamic modeling and control of network robustness Graph theoretic analysis of protein interaction networks to identify functionally significant modules

Ramzi Salloum

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Ramzi Salloum works in health services research across diverse health systems and policy settings, with a focus on evidence-based programs.

Global Health Implementation Science Tobacco Control

Stan Ahalt

Faculty · UNC at Chapel Hill

Director, Renaissance Computing Institute and Professor, Department of Computer Science

Data Analysis High Performance Computing Data Science Public-Private Partnerships Signal Processing