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2019 UTHSC NIH-NNLM Research Data Management Symposium

Genomics, Personalized Medicine and Health Disparity

Federal Awarding Agency: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Biomedical and health sciences researchers, faculty, students, staff are welcome to participate.

Symposium Goals

  • Help participants understand Research Data Management towards Genomics, Personalized Medicine and Health Disparity
  • Provide a forum for the Research Data related resources  and assistances on UTHSC campus
  • Illustrate Research Data Management with practical and methodological examples


9:00 to 9:15 am
Opening & Introduction
Steve Goodman, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Research, UTHSC

9:15 to 9:40 am
UTHSC Institutional Procedure & Issues of Data Retention and Ownership
Steven L. Youngentob, PhD, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, UTHSC

9:40 -10:00 am
Molecular Tools and Data Analysis
Daniel Johnson, PhD
Molecular Bioinformatics Core (mBIO)

10:00- -10:20 am
Research Enterprise Data Warehouse/ TriNetX/ Cerner Health Facts/ RedCap
Robert L. Davis, MD, MPH
Governor's Chair, UTHSC-ORNL Center in Biomedical Informatics 

10:20- -10:40 am
Integrating Multiple, Orthogonal Functional Genomic Datasets
Daniel Savic, PhD
Pharmaceutical Sciences
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

10:40-11:00 am
Transcriptomics Data Integration
Bernie J. Daigle, Jr., Ph.D.
Departments of Biological Sciences and Computer Science
The University of Memphis

11:00- 11:20 am
Genomics Data to Improve Health and Productivity & Animal Colony Software
Robert W. Williams, PhD
UT-ORNL Governor's Chair in Computational Genomics

11:20- 11:40 am
Big Data Analytics and Warehousing with Apache Spark and Apache Hive
Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS
Health Informatics and Information Management

11:40- 12:00 noon
LUNCH BREAK (Boxed Lunch)
Sponsored by UTHSC Department of Health Informatics & Information Management

1:30 to 2:30 pm

Workshop 1 (Web-Based): Data Management Best Practices
Shannon Sheridan
National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow
Drexel University Libraries
(Online link will be provided)

Workshop 2 (Hands- on): Molecular Experiment Design and Setup
Cancer Research Building Room 114
Molecular Bioinformatics Core (mBIO)
(Limited seats available)

Workshop 3 (Hands-on): Research Enterprise Data Warehouse (rEDW)/ TriNetX/ RedCap
UTHSC-ORNL Center in Biomedical Informatics 
(Limited seats available)

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Online Registration

Event Information

Date: April 15, 2019

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Venue: Wassell Randolph Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, UTHSC

Parking: Lots F & J located at the corner of Court and Orleans across the street from Campus Police

For more information, contact:

Sajeesh Kumar, PhD
Health Informatics and Information Management

Last Published: Feb 4, 2019