2023 Suddath Symposium

Biomedical Big Data and AI for Accelerating Bioengineering and Bioscience"

Georgia Tech
Petit Biotech Building
315 Ferst Drive N.W.
Suddath Seminar Room 1128, Atrium


March 15, 2023
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.  Suddath Award Winner Presentation

"Development of Recombinant Antibodies for Detecting Multiple  
Conformational States of Glaucoma-associated Myocilin”

Minh Thu “Alice” Ma, Ph.D. Candidate (Lieberman lab), Georgia Tech 

Official start of the Suddath Symposium  
1:00 p.m.  Opening Remarks Nick Hud, Ph.D., May D. Wang, Ph.D. 

Session I - Advancing AI in Informatics in Biology and Medicine
Session Chair - Lena Ting, Ph.D.

1:05 p.m. "The Role of Knowledge in Medical AI:  How Smart Can an AI System Be if it Doesn’t Know Anything" Keynote: Edward Shortliffe M.D., Ph.D., Columbia University
1:45 p.m. "Reverse Engineering Genome-scale Networks Using ML/AI" Srinivas Aluru, Ph.D., Georgia Tech
2:25 p.m. Break  
2:50 p.m. "AI for Mapping Brain Dynamics and Managing Intractable Epilepsy" Keynote: Bin He, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
3:30 p.m Novel Statistical and Machine Learning Methods for Analysis of Single Cell Data Saurabh Sinha, Ph.D., Georgia Tech
4:10 p.m. Panel Discussion  
4:40 p.m. Presentation of Suddath Award to Minh Thu “Alice” Ma Suzanne Reitz, Suddath Family Member
4:50 p.m Poster Session and Reception  
6:00 p.m. Adjourn  
March 16, 2023

8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast


Session II - Advancing AI for Neuro-cognitive Science and Health
Michelle LaPlaca, Ph.D.

8:30 a.m. "Understanding Clinical Cognition’s Critical Role in the Future of Sustainable AI in Medicine" Keynote: Vimla L. Patel, Ph.D., DSc, FRSC, New York Academy of Medicine
9:10 a.m. "Multimodality Integration and Intelligent Reality for Healthcare: From Pandemic to Epidemic" May Wang, Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University 
9:50 a.m. Break  
10:15 a.m. "AI Meets Quantum Mechanics to Unravel Molecular Fingerprints of 
Brain Function and Diseases
Keynote: Zhi-Pei Liang, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:55 a.m. "Carving Data at its Joint-ness: Towards Multimodal Neuroimaging Biomarkers" Vince Calhoun, Ph.D., Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, Emory University
11:35 a.m. Panel Discussion  
12:05 p.m. Lunch  

Session III - Translating AI for Real-World Biomedicine and Bioinformatics
Session Chair - May Wang, Ph.D.

1:05 p.m "Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Medicine and Healthcare the First Decade: Lessons Learned and Future Directions from a Clinician Data Scientist" Keynote: Anthony Chang, M.D., MBA, MPH, Children's Healthcare of Orange County 
1:45 p.m. Interpreter of Maladies: Applications of AI to Precision Medicine Anant Madabhushi, Ph.D., Georgia Tech
2:25 p.m. Break  
2:50 p.m. "Intraoperative Assessment of Lumpectomy Tumor Margin for Reduction of Re-operation Rate in Breast Conserving Surgery" Keynote: Xiaochuan Pan, Ph.D., University of Chicago
3:30 p.m. "Wearable Acoustic and Vibration Sensing and Machine Learning for Human Health and Performance" Omer Inan, Ph.D., Georgia Tech
4:10 p.m. Panel Discussion  
4:40 p.m. Closing Remarks  
5:00 p.m. Adjourn  

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