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Data Intensive Studies Center

The second of a series of symposia on the Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC) Initiative will be held from 2M to 5PM on Monday, June 26 in Rachel's Amphitheater located at 35 Kneeland St., Boston. The series aims to engage faculty, researchers, and students from across Tufts who are pursuing or would like to pursue research and educational goals in big data analytics and its application.

Data Intensive Study Center (DISC) Mini-Symposium
 DISC Initiative Update • Faculty Presentations • Panel Discussion

Monday, June 26, 2017
2:00PM – 5:00PM
Rachel's Amphitheater, Room 1414 • 1 Kneeland Street • Boston, MA 02111 

1:00 – 2:00      Registration

2:00 – 2:10      Welcome Remarks
                           Anthony Monaco, President

2:10 – 2:20       DISC Implementation
                           Simin Nikbin Meydani, Vice Provost for Research

2:20 – 2:32       Tools for Ingesting Ad Hoc Data
                            Kathleen Fisher, School of Engineering, Department of Computer Science

2:32 – 2:44       Cutting-Edge Data-Intensive Research by Tufts Economics Faculty                                     
                            Yannis Ioannides, School of Arts & Sciences, Department of Economics

2:44 – 2:56       Tufts University Core Facility (TUCF) Genomics Core: Current State and Future Challenge
                            Albert Tai, School of Medicine, Integrative Physiology and Pathobiology

2:56 – 3:08       Data Mining to Link Nutrition, the Genome, and Cardiovascular Health
                            Larry Parnell, USDA Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging 

3:08 – 3:20       Electronic Dental Record Use for Dental Clinical Research
                            Duong Tran, School of Dental Medicine, Public Health

3:20 – 3:32       Tufts Data Lab: Innovate, Analyze, Visualize
                           Patrick Florance, Tufts Technology Services, Geospatial Technology & The Data Lab          
                           Carolyn Talmadge, Tufts Technology Services, Geospatial Technology & The Data Lab                         

3:32 – 3:55       Discussion Panel
                            Lisa Gualtieri, School of Medicine, Public Health and Community Medicine
                            Moon Duchin, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics
                            Joseph Gormley, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute
                            Nick Seaver, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology
                            Eric Miller, School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

3:55 – 4:00      Closing Remarks
                            David Harris, Provost and Senior Vice President

4:00 – 5:00      Networking Reception                          

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DISC Mini-Symposium
Monday, June 26, 2017
2:00PM – 5:00PM

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