Associate Bioinformatics Scientist participates in the first AI Genomics Hackathon

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MINNEAPOLIS – June 2017

An Associate Bioinformatics Scientist for Be The Match BioTherapies® and the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match® attended the first Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hackathon at Google’s Launchpad in San Francisco.

Wei Wang joined about 150 AI engineers and life sciences researchers on-site as they focused on using AI and machine learning (ML) methods to analyze the high-quality whole genome data contributed by Onno Faber, which was obtained from samples of his healthy tissue as well as his neurofibromatosis type 2 induced tumor.

Healthcare.mn sponsored Wang’s participation in the event. His recap of his experience was published on the Healthcare.mn website.

The Hackathon was hosted by the by the SVAI + Accel.ai + NF2 Project.


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