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Friday Frontiers in Biomedical Science

Feb
11
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Join us for a reception at 3:30 p.m., with presentations to begin at 4 p.m. Each talk will be about 20 minutes long followed by 10 minutes for Q&A. Light refreshments will be provided.

If you choose to attended virtually, a link will be sent to you when you register.

Nirav Merchant, MS
Nirav Merchant, MS
Director
University of Arizona Data Science Institute (Data7)

Title: “Doing more with your data: The new health data science landscape at UArizona”

Merchant received his undergraduate degree in industrial engineering from the University of Pune, India, and graduate degree in systems and industrial engineering from the University of Arizona. Over the last two decades, his research has been directed toward developing scalable computational platforms for supporting open science and open innovation, with emphasis on improving research productivity for geographically distributed interdisciplinary teams. His interests include data science literacy, large-scale data management platforms, data delivery technologies, managed sensor and mobile platforms for health interventions, workforce development and project-based learning.

Felicia Goodrum, PhD, and John Purdy, PhD
Felicia Goodrum, PhD, and John Purdy, PhD
Department of Immunobiology

Title: “A Virus-Guided Tour Through the Cell”

Dr. Goodrum received her doctorate from Wake Forest University and trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University where she was a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fellow and Special Fellow. In 2006, Dr. Goodrum joined the faculty at the University of Arizona. Dr. Goodrum’s work throughout her career has focused on complex interaction between DNA viruses and their host.

Dr. Purdy received his doctorate from Penn State University College of Medicine and trained in metabolomics at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University. In 2015, he joined the faculty of the University of Arizona. His research interests include uncovering the complex virus-host metabolism interactions to guide the development of novel antiviral therapies. 

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Feb
11
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 4:00pm

AUDIENCE

Faculty, Staff, Students
College of Medicine – Tucson

LOCATION

Tucson area
Virtual
Health Sciences – Tucson
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Kiewit Auditorium
1515 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson AZ 85719

CONTACT

Ross Dubois
College of Medicine – Tucson