september, 2019

18sep11:00 am12:00 pmHarnessing big omics data and artificial intelligence to discover new therapeutics

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Bin Chen, PhD Assistant Professor Pediatrics/PharmTox College of Human Medicine

Dr. Bin Chen is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Michigan State University. Dr. Bin Chen was recruited to MSU from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in early 2018 through the Global Impact Initiative. Bin trained as a chemist in college, worked as a software engineer before graduate school, trained as a chem/ bioinformatician in graduate school, worked as a computational scientist at Novartis, Pfizer and Merck. He received his PhD in informatics at Indiana University, Bloomington and pursued his postdoctoral training in Dr. Atul Butte’s lab at Stanford University. He joined UCSF as a faculty and was there for three years. Bin co-founded DahShu, a non-profit organization to promote research and education in data sciences. His lab ( is interested in using Big Data and AI to discover new cancer therapeutics. His recent publications on big data were covered in UCSF news, MSU news, STAT, GEN, HuffPost, C&EN, and KCBS. His lab is supported by multiple NIH grants and one industry-sponsored grant.

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(Wednesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


IQ Atrium

775 Woodlot Dr

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