Data Science and Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K): A View from the NIH

PUBLIC HEALTH DYNAMICS LABORATORY 2016-2017 SEMINAR SERIES

Data Science and Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K): A View from the NIH

Monday, September 12, 2016 12:00 – 1:00 pm
University Club, Conference Room A

Michelle Dunn, PhD
Senior Advisor
Data Science Training, Diversity and Outreach
Office of the Associate Director for Data Science
National Institutes of Health

Dr. Dunn will present the development of a data science program at the NIH over the last few years and how it has evolved in response to data science in the broader scientific community. She will describe the major trans-NIH program, the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative, that sponsors research and career development in biomedical Big Data, under the direction of the NIH Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS). Dr. Dunn will discuss additional efforts of the ADDS Office towards enabling the efficient management and use of biomedical Big Data.