The Analytics and Big Data Society is excited to host a monthly speaker series in collaboration with UNC Charlotte School of Data Science!
When: Wed, Feb 26th 2020 | Noon to 1pm
Where: UNC Charlotte Center City Building (320 E 9th St, Charlotte, NC 28202). For more information on the Center City Building, visit centercity.uncc.edu.
Lunch: A brown bag lunch may be brought in or Einstein’s Bagels is located in the lobby of Center City.
Phillipe Loher – Director, Machine Learning at Thomas Jefferson University
Phillipe works at the Computational Medicine Center at Thomas Jefferson University. His work has contributed towards the discovery of thousands of new molecules, new classes of molecules, and a better understanding of diseases and biological pathways. Data science and big data play a huge role in his work, where he has authored or co-authored dozens of papers in leading medical journals. Prior to joining Jefferson, Phillipe worked at IBM and focused on projects involving mobile, security, cloud, collaboration, and unified communications
Detecting Cancer Hotspots while Preserving Patient Privacy
Learn about how Machine Learning can revolutionize the detection of cancer hotspots in North Carolina, emerging techniques at the crossroads of cryptography and data science that can enable the democratization of healthcare data, and a local community project around cancer clusters that welcomes any data scientist (or aspiring data scientist) to come out and learn new skills!
12:00pm – 12:05pm – Welcome and announcements from ABDS
12:10pm – 12:40pm – Phillipes’s Presentation
12:40pm – 12:55pm – Q&A
12:55pm – 01:00pm – Wrap-up
Parking will not be covered. We recommend using the 7th street parking deck. The pay to park lots near the building are full during week days. Parking is very limited in the area and we suggest that you walk, take the lightrail or carpool if possible. Please refrain from parking in UNCC’s parking lots, as you could be ticketed.