10/11/2014 - 10:30 - Sala Ramón y Cajal

GRIB EXPO - The Big Data challenge


Ferran Sanz (GRIB), Philip E. Bourne (NIH, USA)

The UPF/IMIM Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB) invites you to the GRIB EXPO, a scientific exhibition on biomedical informatics. At GRIB EXPO, you will have the chance to interact with scientists working on the computational tools to shape the future of healthcare and drug discovery.

Participation is free and open to all academic, health and industrial organisations. To registration pease send an email to


Date: 10th November


10:30-12:15 Welcome coffee and Posters session (Charles Darwin Sq.)

12:15-12:30 GRIB figures & facts. Ferran Sanz, GRIB Director (Ramon y Cajal Room)

12:30-13:30 Lecture: ”Bioinformatics in the Era of Big Data”, Philip E. Bourne, Associate Director for Data science, NIH, USA (Ramon y Cajal Room)

13:30-15:00 Buffet lunch and Posters session (Charles Darwin Sq.)