27 JAN


Bridging the Gap - AI and The Life Sciences

This one-day conference is intended to foster collaboration across Biology and Computing

University of Leeds
27 Jan 2020 9 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.


The conference has been organised by post-graduate researchers at the University of Leeds Astbury Centre, School of Physics & Astronomy, and the School of Computing in association with the Company of Biologists.

The programme is targeted at post-graduates, post-docs and early career researchers from life science and computing backgrounds. The intention is to spark inspiration and collaboration on AI projects at the interface between these two disciplines.


Introductory talk

  • Prof. David Hogg (University of Leeds)

    AI in Genes & Proteins

  • Intro to area – Dr Colin Campbell (University of Bristol)
  • Current Research - PhD Student/Post-doc (TBC)

    AI in Medicine

  • Intro to area – Prof. Alejandro Frangi (University of Leeds)
  • Current Research - PhD Student/Post-doc (TBC)

    AI in Experimental Design

  • Intro to area – Dr Daphne Ezer (Alan Turing Institute)
  • Current Research – Dr Anna Brestovitsky (Alan Turing Institute)

    AI in Animal Models

  • Intro to area – Prof. Netta Cohen (Leeds)
  • Current Research - PhD Student/Post-doc (TBC)

    Diversity in AI

  • Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon (STEMettes)

    “Speed dating” networking session & drinks Reception

    Tickets are £12 plus booking fee.

    Please note this event is not organised by N8 CIR but is certain to be of interest to researchers across the partnership.

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