Compressive genomics: leveraging the geometry of biological data

Speaker: Bonnie Berger , MIT

Date: Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

Public: Yes

Location: 32-G575

Event Type: Seminar

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Host: Bonnie Berger, MIT

Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

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Reminder Subject: TALK: Compressive genomics: leveraging the geometry of biological data

Abstract: Researchers around the globe are gathering biomedical information at a massive scale. We develop algorithms to compress this data that enable computation on the reduced representation. In this talk, I will discuss how we can leverage the low-dimensional true structure of biological data manifolds in order to build useable compact geometric summaries of this data. I will highlight our latest work on single-cell transcriptomic datasets, that enables an unprecedented scale of data to be effectively pooled from individuals and institutions across nations to enable novel life-saving discoveries.

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