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Upcoming Events



LBRN/CCT Pine BioTech Fall/Winter Machine Learning Workshop

Following the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network Summer Bioinformatics Program Series, we continue with a Pine BioTech Fall/Winter Course schedule outlined at this orientation at LSU Digital Media Center at the Center for Computation and Technology for supported program participants.

10:00am to 12:00pm



LBRN 2019 7th Conference on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

The 6th Annual Louisiana Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics will be held on April 5 - 6, 2019 at the LSU Digital Media Center. The conference is co-sponsored by the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (LBRN), the LSU-Tulane Center for Experimental Infectious Disease Research (CEIDR), LSU Center for Computation and Technology (CCT) and the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED). The conference aims to expose Louisiana to the cutting edge of Computational Biology, Bioinformatics Research and Applications while also providing a platform for exchange of information and technical knowledge among Louisiana-based scientists involved in different aspects of computational biology & bioinformatics. April 5 - 6, 2019, Save the Dates!

1:00pm to 5:00pm



LSU 2019 Spring Computational Biology Seminar Series

LSU Computational Biology Seminar Series for Undergraduates Sponsored by the LSU College of Science, the Department of Biological Sciences, the Center for Computation & Technology and the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network. This session is Dr. Lex Flagel,University of Minnesota, Adjunct Professor, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology and Bayer Crop Sciences, Research Scientist on February 28, 2019 at 4.30pm at LSU Digital Media Center, Center for Computation and Technology speaking on An introduction to deep learning and its applications in evolutionary biology.

4:30pm to 5:30pm



Health Disparities Conference

Louisiana is ranked near the bottom of all states in overall health. Substantial health disparities exist among minority and rural groups of people in incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of disease. Health and well-being disparities exist across racial and ethnic origin, as well as gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status, socioeconomic status, and geographic location. A systematic approach is needed to define major health disparities and well-being issues and generate and implement strategies to address these issues. LSU is committed to improving the health, well being, and longevity of Louisiana citizens through organized research, education and intervention strategies. The Health Disparities and Well being Conference has three main goals- Outline the health disparities problem, Highlight current LSU and community efforts towards addressing health disparities, Foster collaborations to help develop and implement new intervention strategies. The Conference is open to all those interested to attend. Registration is now open. Those registered will be receiving boxed lunch free of charge. May 3rd, 2019 Save the Date!