A campus-wide conference on biological and biomedical computing is being held on campus Oct. 12 as part of the ongoing efforts from the CIOs office to support research computing. Three officers representing different institutions from NIH (National Institutes of Health) have been invited to discuss and present specific grant opportunities in the area of research computing and research vision of NIH in this area.
Biological computing is one of the interdisciplinary research strengths of UW-Madison ; with investigators representing diverse departmental disciplines from cell biology, genetics, and zoology to computer science and biomedical engineering. The new CIO office has identified biological research computing as a major priority and is committed to serving a formal role in facilitating new collaborations and technology grants.
One of the conference speakers will be Grace Peng Program Director, Division of Discovery Science and Technology, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). Two other speakers to be announced.
- Friday, October 12, 2007
- Sign-in: 8:30am – 9:00am
- Presentations: 9:00am – 2:00pm
- Ebling Symposium Center, room 1220 Microbial Science Building
- Register online (encouraged due to limited seating and luncheon arrangements) at cio.wisc.edu/events/researchconf/signup.aspx
- Conference details at: www.cio.wisc.edu/events/researchconf/
For more info on NIBIB, see: http://www.nibib.nih.gov