tranSMART Foundation 2016 Annual Meeting

Event Details
October 25, 2016 - 11:00am - October 27, 2016 - 7:00am
UCSD Atkinson Hall
9500 Gilman Drive #0436
La Jolla, CA 92093-0436
United States

The tranSMART Foundation Annual Conference will be held at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla, CA on October 25-27, 2016. The tranSMART Foundation is a non-profit organization whose aim is to provide a global open source, open data, cloud-based knowledge management platform that allows scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data.

The conference will be hosted by local host Dr. Jeff Grethe and Julie Bryant, CEO of Rancho Biosciences and will include sessions with speakers who are industry experts in various areas of translational medicine, a poster competition, and a special panel on Future Directions in translational and clinical research. Fees for non-members are as follows: $499 (industry organizations) and $150 (academic, government, and not-for-profit organizations). There is no attendance fee for members of the tranSMART Foundation.

Keynote speakers for the conference include:

  • Larry Smarr, Founding Director, Calit2 (California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology) at UCSD
  • Rob Knight, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering Director, Center for Microbiome Innovation at UCSD
  • Niklas Blomberg, Ph.D., Director of ELIXIR
  • Marcelline Harris, Ph.D., RN, Associate Professor, Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership, University of Michigan School of Nursing
  • Trey Ideker, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Medicine and Bioengineering, UCSD
  • Costantino Pitzalis, Professor and Head of Centre for Experimental Medicine & Rheumatology, Queen Mary University of London; and co-lead of MATURA (Maximizing Therapeutic Utility in Rheumatoid Arthritis) Consortium
  • Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Managing Partner, Vandel-Group