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10/17/2017 - 2:32pm

NIPS Workshop on Machine Learning for Health (NIPS ML4H 2017)

What parts of Healthcare are Ripe for Disruption by Machine Learning Right Now?

A workshop at the Thirty-First Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2017).

Friday, December 8, 2017

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, USA

https://ml4health.github.io/2017/

09/08/2017 - 2:04pm

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION DIRECTOR TO GIVE
SECOND ANNUAL DONALD LINDBERG AND DONALD WEST KING LECTURE
Monday, September 11 at 1:00PM

National Science Foundation Director Dr. France Anne-Dominic Córdova will deliver the second Annual Donald Lindberg and Donald West King Lecture, cosponsored by the National Library of Medicine, the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM) and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), on Monday,... Read more

09/07/2017 - 3:08pm

The NIH Data Science week is a bi-annual series of talks and workshops focused on Data Science
hosted by the Data Science and Bioinformatics Scientific Interest Groups

Monday, September 18th

9 am - 12 pm EDirect workshop at NLM

NCBI staff will offer a workshop on EDirect, NCBI’s suite of programs for easy command line access to literature and biomolecular records. To join the... Read more

09/07/2017 - 9:45am

The abundance of large and complex data, coupled with powerful modeling techniques and analytic methods, creates tremendous opportunity for organizations and individuals to base their decisions on empirical evidence. However, to appreciate both the capabilities and limitations of these data and tools, decision makers need some understanding of data science principles. The... Read more

08/01/2017 - 11:05am

Major funding bodies reflect on developing and implementing the Open Science Prize, a novel approach for funding international open science, in an essay publishing August 1 in the open access journal PLOS Biology. The essay by Elizabeth Kittrie of The National Institutes of Health, Philip Bourne of the University of Virginia, and colleagues from the Wellcome Trust, in partnership with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute,... Read more

04/18/2017 - 5:48pm

The National Institutes of Health will hold its third annual Pi Day Celebration on the NIH Main Campus on Pi Day 2.0, Thursday, May 18, 2107. As you may recall, the original Pi Day festivities, on 3.14, were postponed due to inclement weather. The goal of the NIH Pi Day Celebration is to increase awareness across the biomedical science community of the role that the... Read more

02/28/2017 - 12:03pm

Congratulations to the nextstrain.org development team led by Trevor Bedford, PhD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, and Richard Neher, PhD, of Biozentrum at the University of Basel, Switzerland winners of the grand prize of $230,000. Also participating were students from the laboratories of the team leaders; the University of Washington, Seattle; and the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Read the official... Read more

02/09/2017 - 1:23pm

ON JANUARY 6, 2017, the National Institutes of Health announced that National Library of Medicine Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD will assume an additional role as NIH Interim Associate Director for Data Science.

The NIH Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS) and team provide input to the overall NIH vision and actions... Read more

01/11/2017 - 1:49pm

Public voting for the Open Science Prize is now closed. Thank you to everyone who voted. The 3 prototypes which scored highest and will therefore be going forward to the next stage of review are:

MyGene2: Accelerating Gene Discovery with Radically Open Data Sharing

OpenTrialsFDA

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12/22/2016 - 8:22am

Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Multi-Council Working Group.

Name of Working Group:  Big Data to Knowledge Multi-Council Working Group

Date:  January 9, 2017 - Canceled

Place:  Teleconference
This portion of the meeting is open to the public and is being held by teleconference.  This is a listen ONLY meeting.  Please submit any questions or comments via email to the contact... Read more

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