Special Lecture Series: #DataMatters—Leveraging Big Data for Impact on Cancer

May 19, 2022 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET

Data is everywhere! In cancer research, data has had an impact on everything from how cancer is diagnosed to how decisions are made about prognosis and treatment. To illustrate the ubiquity of data and its influence on cancer research, Dr. Jill Barnholtz-Sloan will present, “#DataMatters—Leveraging Big Data for Impact on Cancer.”

In her lecture, she’ll:

  •  focus on how big data has impacted cancer to date and its impact on future research,
  •  use specific examples from her work researching brain tumors, and
  •  discuss big data resources available through NCI with detailed descriptions.

This presentation is part of the 2022 Special Lecture Series hosted by Big Data Training for Cancer Research, a program of Purdue University’s Center for Cancer Research.

Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, Ph.D.

Dr. Barnholtz-Sloan is the associate director for the Informatics and Data Science Program at NCI CBIIT and a senior investigator for NCI’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics.

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