Hacking Health: Dr Sean Mooney on how computer geeks are fixing our biology

  • October 1, 2013 · 6:00 PM

Dr. Sean Mooney, the director of the Bioinformatics Department at the Buck Institute on Aging, describe how people with computer skills are making the next wave of discoveries relating to our biology, and in particular, how we can learn to prevent age-related diseases by mining the data in our genomes.
With the onslaught of genetic data, biologists are now underqualified to interpret it, and need to bring in the tech community to save our lives. Soon, that data will multiply by orders of magnitude, as DNA sequencing goes clinical.
He's a great speaker, check out a previous talk here: https://vimeo.com/51582511
Tickets: https://healthextension13.eventbrite.com/?fb_action_ids=10151681972383026&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582

Ample parking in the basement. Accessible by BART.
Dinner included (and fascinating people to meet, of course!)
Beer and Wine available for $3 donation (cash only)

• 6:00-7:00 Check-in and Dinner/Socializing
• 7:00-7:20 Welcome
• 7:20-8:30 Science Presentations/ Q&A
• 8:30- More Drinks/Socializing/Science and Business Chats

Visit our website: http://healthextension.co

Looking forward to seeing you all,
Health Extension Team

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