Phoenix Biomedical Informatics Meetup
Scottsdale, AZ
Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Phoenix Biomedical Informatics Meetup focuses on the emerging science utilizing high-throughput genomic approaches to medical/biotech research. These technologies continue to open new frontiers in research medicine stratifying the classification and treatment of patients based upon individual molecular profiles as well as identification of new targets for therapy.

Talks

Biomedical Informatics Crash Course for Technologists

Allen Day View Bio

Allen will deliver an introductory talk on using advanced analytics on omics data profiles to identify and deliver personalized medical interventions that can prevent and control various morbidities.

Speakers

Allen Day

Allen is the Principal Data Scientist at MapR Technologies, where he leads interdisciplinary teams to deliver results in fast-paced, high-pressure environments across several verticals in industry. Previously, Allen founded TinyTube Networks which provided the first mobile video discovery and transcoding proxy service, and Ion Flux which provided a medical-grade, cloud-based human genome sequencing service.

Allen has contributed to a wide variety of open source projects: R (CRAN, Bioconductor), Perl (CPAN, BioPerl), FFmpeg, Cascading, Apache HBase, Apache Storm, and Apache Mahout. Overall, his unique background combines deep technical expertise in data science with a pragmatic understanding of real-world problems. He also pursues interests in linguistics and economics, and — if it hadn’t been obvious — he performs magic.