Emerging Data Science Methods for Complex Biomedical and Cyber Data

 Georgia Cyber Center (GCC) Hull McKnight Building, Augusta University, Augusta GA

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Workshop Schedule

 Day One: Thursday, October 14, 2021
8:15 am - 9:00 am
Registration and Refreshments, GCC Lobby
9:00 am - 10:35 am
Session 1    Chair: Varghese George, PhD
  • 9:00 am - 9:20 am

Opening Remarks: Neil MacKinnon, PhD, Provost & Executive VP, Augusta niversity

  • 9:20 am - 10:10 am

Medical Decision Making & Diagnostic Ambiguity in the AI Era, Douglas Miller, MD, MBA, Augusta University, Augusta, GA

  • 10:10 am - 10:20 am

Q & A

  • 10:20 am - 10:35 am

Break    GCC Lobby

10:35 am - 12:35 pm 
Session 2    Chair: Darius Kowalski, PhD
  • 10:35 am - 11:25 am

Deep Learning data-driven approaches for Epidemic Forecasting, Aditya Prakash, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

  • 11:25 am - 11:35 am

Q & A

  • 11:35 am - 12:25 pm

Reinforcement Learning with Attrition, George Cybenko, PhD, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

  • 12:25 pm - 12:35 pm

Q & A

12:35 pm - 2:15 pm   
Poster Session and Lunch, GCC Lobby
2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Session 3    Chair: Steven Weldon, MS
  • 2:15 pm - 3:05 pm

Innovative Statistical Methods for Manifold Data with Biological Applications, Ashis SenGupta, PhD, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

  • 3:05 pm - 3:15 pm 

Q & A

  • 3:15 pm - 4:05 pm

Applying Data science to Detect Malicious User Behavior, Moazzam Khan, PhD, IBM Security Systems, Atlanta, GA

  • 4:05 pm - 4:15 pm

Q & A

  • 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Break    GCC Lobby

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Integrated Panel Discussion I  
Leader: Gagan Agrawal, PhD, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 
6:15 pm - 9:00 pm 
Social Hour & Banquet (Venue TBD)
  • 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Social Hour

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Banquet

Remarks: David Hess, MD, Dean, Medical College of Georgia, AU

                 Alex Schwarzmann, PhD, Dean, School of Computer & Cyber Science, AU


 Day Two: Friday, October 15, 2021
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Registration and Refreshments, GCC Lobby
8:30 am - 10:45 am
Session 4             Chair: Jie Chen, PhD
  • 8:30 am - 9:20 am 

Personalized Treatments: Sounds Heavenly, but where did they find my Guinea Pigs? Xiao-Li Meng, PhD, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

  • 9:20 am - 9:30 am

Q & A

  • 9:30 am - 10:20 am 

Differential Privacy for Dynamic Databases, Rachel Cummings, PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY

  • 10:20 am - 10:30 am

Q & A

  • 10:30 am - 10:45 am 

Break    GCC Lobby

10:45 am - 11:45 am 
Five-Minutes Presentations       Chair:   Santu Ghosh, PhD
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch    GCC Lobby
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Session 5             Chair: Hongyan Xu, PhD
  • 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm 

Predicting Disease Risk from Genomics Data, Hongyu Zhao, PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • 1:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Q & A

  • 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm

A Joint Model for Biomarker Discovery in Heterogeneous Populations, Elizabeth Slate, PhD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • 2:20 pm - 2:30 pm

Q & A

  • 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Break    GCC Lobby

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Integrated Panel Discussion II 
Leader: Jennifer Priestley, PhD, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm 
Poster / Five-Minutes Presentation Awards and Conclusion

                                                                 Workshop Organizing Committee