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Birds of a Feather (BoF) - ISMB 2018

BoF A1: On Leadership and Management: focus on mentorship

Room: TBA Saturday July 7 (12:45 pm - 1:45 pm)

Organizers:

Leader: Lucia Peixoto, Washington State University, United States

Overview

In this Career Development session we will discuss what it means to be a good mentor and how it influences the success of an independent research group.

Panel

Trey Ideker, University of California San Diego, United States
Casey Green, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Lucia Peixoto, Washington State University, United States
Terry Gaasterland, University of California San Diego, United States


BoF A2: Informatics for Precision Medicine

Room: TBA Saturday July 7 (12:45 pm - 1:45 pm)

Organizers:

Leader: Jake Chen, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

Overview

What are the various roles Informatics can play in precision medicine? Among all the roles, what are current successful areas so far? What the most critical technologies that still need to be developed? How should we prepare for the upcoming challenges?


BoF B1: JPI Career Development: Funding opportunities for Early Career Researchers

Room: TBA Monday, July 9 (12:45 pm - 1:45 pm)

Organizers:

Leader: Lucia Peixoto, Washington State University, United States

Overview

Establishing independently funded lines of research is top priority for Young Principal Investigators. Join Program officers of NIH and NSF to find out more about funding opportunities relevant to the Computational Biology community, with an emphasis on Early Career Investigators

Panelists:

Jennifer Walsh Weller,PhD National Science Foundation, United States
Xujing Wang, PhD NIH/NIDDK, United States
Haluk Resat, PhD NIH/NIGMS, United States