Monday 20/02/17 - Wolfson Centre, Hammersmith Campus, Imperial College London



This worskhop is organized by the Data Science Group of the NIHR Imperial Biomerdical Research Centre (BRC) - Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT). It will gather international and Imperial College speakers to discuss current challenges and opportunities in using data science for translational medicine.


9h30:10h00 10h00:10h15 10h15:10h45 10h45:11h15 11h15:11h25 11h25:11h55 11h55:12h30
Coffee & Tea
Robert Glen and Jonathan Weber,
Introduction to the Imperial BRC, the ITMAT and the Data Science Group (DSG)
Wilco Hazeleger (Netherland E-Science Center),
"Getting (life) science out of eScience"
Alvis Brazma (EBI),
"EBI's perspective on bioinformatics challenges from translational projects"
10' break Brian Tom,
"Statistical Challenges and Opportunities for Stratified Medicine"
Panel Discussion
(Robert Glen)

12h30-13h30: Lunch Break

13h30:15h00 15h00:15h30 15h30:16h00
  • 13h30-13h45 - Ben Glampson: "NIHR - Health Informatics Collaborative. Making routinely collected health data available for research",
  • 13h45-14h00 -Sarah Butcher: "Uk Med-Bio - MEDical BIOinformatics partnership - Aggregation, integration, visualisation and analysis of large, complex data",
  • 14h00-14h15 - Mauricio Barahona: "On the use of manifold learning and graph theoretical methods for the analysis of omics datasets in biomedicine",
  • 14h15-14h30 - Paul Matthews "Opportunities for Clinical Innovation through Big Data",
  • 14h30-14h45 - Roger Gunn: "Molecular Imaging Analysis for Disease Understanding and Drug Development" ,
  • 14h45-15h00 - Elsa Angelini: "The ITMAT Data Science Group: A key resource for translation".
20' break
Coffee & Tea
Wrap Up & Future Actions
Robert Glen


Robert Glen

Imperial College London

Chair of ITMAT DSG

+44 (0)20 7589 5111

Elsa Angelini

NIHR Imperial BRC, Imperial College London

Co-lead of ITMAT DSG

+44 (0)20 759 40759

NIHR - Imperial BRC

Paul Elliott

Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health

Chair, ITMAT


Wolfson Education Centre,
The Hammersmith Hospital,
Du Cane Road,
London W12 0NN

Full details on directions available here