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Data is everywhere in the life sciences. Massive amounts of data can be generated per experiment, opening opportunities but also challenges for modern life scientists on what to do with all that data. With this symposium we want to inspire the community on the future of data science in SILS.

Event details of The future of data science in SILS
Date 5 December 2022
Time 10:00 -15:00
Location Allard Pierson
Room Nina van Leerzaal


10:00 h                Welcome

10:30-10:45    Introduction by Prof. Age Smilde
10:45-11:20    Dr Evrim Acar Ataman (Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo)
            “Extracting Insights from Complex Data: Data Mining using Tensor Factorizations”

11:20-11:35    Coffee

11:35-12:10    Prof. Paul Groth (IVI, University of Amsterdam)
            “Accelerating Life Sciences Research through Machine Intelligence”
12:10-12:45    Prof. Christine Orengo (UCL Londen
            “How will AlphaFold and AI Change our View of Protein Fold and Function Space?”

12:45-13:45        Lunch

13:45-14:20    Prof. Daniele Marinazzo (UGhent)
            “Beyond pairwise functional interactions in complex systems: insights from information theory”
14:20-14:50     Prof. Dick de Ridder (WUR, Wageningen)
            “Bioinformatics in the green life sciences”
14:50-15:00     Closing by Prof. Age Smilde

15:00-16:00         Drinks 

Registration via the website has closed. We do have a few spots left. If you still want to join, you can contact Anoeska directly.

Prof. dr. A.K. (Age) Smilde


Allard Pierson

Room Nina van Leerzaal

Oude Turfmarkt 127-129
1012 GC Amsterdam