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Nicholas R Anderson
MEBI 591
Seattle Campus

Biomedical Health Informatics Research Colloquium

Provides forum for extensive interactive research discussions. Format is round table with short presentations and long facilitated discussion amongst students and core BHI faculty. Both students and faculty present. Topics primarily research focused (ongoing and proposed research.), but also journal articles, current topics of debate, and other. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

This course will focus on the informatics tools, processes and challenges associated with the emerging field of translational informatics. Presentations will range across the following areas:

* How general purpose systems can address the needs of clinical and laboratory investigators * Challenges faced by investigators in integrating clinical translational data * Discussion of broad translational data integration initiatives * Systems and approaches to facilitating scientific collaboration

The audience will include Informatics, Computer Science, and Information Science graduate students and faculty, interested clinical translational researchers and staff involved in research Information Technology.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Familiarity with the clinical research domain is suggested, but not required.

Class assignments and grading

Students seeking credit will be expected to participate in discussions.

Grades are Credit/No Credit only


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Nicholas R Anderson
Date: 03/07/2008