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Joint NSF-NIH Biomedical Big Data Research

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NIST Data Science Symposium Agenda ( (Revised ( for Two Hour Delay) and Proceedings (

Poster Abstract ( for NIST Data Science Symposium (

Joint NSF-NIH Biomedical Big Data Research: Euretos BRAIN (


• Hosted at The National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22230. • A short distance from the Ballston Metro Orange Line. Free Street Parking and Paid Ballston Common Mall Parking​.

• The building's main entrance is located at the corner of 9th and Stuart Streets.​

• No prior clearance required for Conference Room 1-110.

• Dinner will not be served for this Meetup. NO FOOD ALLOWED IN THE ROOM. Please Eat Before at a Nearby Place Like the Ballston Mall Food Court.

• Start time is 6:30 p.m.

• Restrooms are just outside.


Meetup Slides (

• 6:30 p.m. NIH Welcome and Introduction ( to Biomedical Big Data Research (BD2K) ( NIH Program Director, Dr. Peter Lyster ( • 7:00 p.m. Brief Demo of NIH Semantic Medline/YarcData by Drs. Tom Rindflesch ( and Ted Slater (​

• Note: See January 7th Meetup ( for Slides and Videos. Also see Semantic MEDLINE Query: mesothelioma ( and Data Science for VIVO (

• 7:30 p.m. NSF Welcome and Scientific Data-A View From the US ( NCO NITRD Program Office Director, Dr. George Strawn (

• 7:45 p.m. Presentation on​ Euretos BRAIN ( (See VIVO 2010 Conference Brain Video ( Dr.Barend Mons (

• Head of Dutch Node of the ELIXIR (

• ELIXIR ( is closely aligned in objectives with the NIH BD2K

• The FAIRPORT initiative could be a collaborative framework for the EC-NIH/NSF collaboration on this global challenge of data interoperability. See A Data Fairport ( Workshop Summary excerpts

• Show BRAIN functionality a system that works according to the FAIRPORT standards already

• Open Discussion

• Networking​

• 9:30 p.m. Exit

Note: Brief demo of Watson/IBM by Frank Stein ( and Chris Welty ( (Slides ( at a future event.