Cancer Research Day Purdue University Center for Cancer Research

Please Note: All session times for the are U.S. Eastern Standard Time (EST).


10 AM-4:15 PM EST

10 AM

Welcome Address

10:05 AM

Session I.  AI in Omics


Dr. Mihai Pop, The University of Maryland

Embracing ambiguity when characterizing microbes


Dr. Wendy A. Woodward, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Dr. Trey Ideker, University of California San Diego

Predicting drug response and synergy using deep learning models of human cancer


Panel Discussion: Traditionalist vs AI approaches

Moderated by Dr. Jun Wan, Indiana University


Dr. Eneida A. Mendonca, Regenstrief Institute

12:45 PM


1:30 PM

Session II.  Causality in Medicine


Dr. Alan Hubbard, University of California Berkeley


Dr. Shravan Kethireddy, The Cleveland Clinic


Mr. Glen de Vries, Medidata

Patient Equations and the Future of Life Sciences


Panel Discussion: Ethical AI, moderated by Dr. Rebecca W. Doerge, Carnegie Mellon University


Dr. Paul Sheehan, DARPA

4:15 PM

Closing Remarks

FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021

10 AM-4:10 PM EST

10 AM

Opening Remarks

10: 05 AM

Session III.  Interpretable AI & Explainable AI


Dr. Pratik Shah, MIT Media Lab


Dr. Jennifer Couch, National Cancer Institute


Dr. Cynthia Rudin, Duke University

Stop explaining black box machine learning models for high stakes decisions and use interpretable models instead


Panel Discussion:  Interpretable AI vs Explainable AI

Moderated by Dr. David Basanta Gutierrez, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute


Dr. Laura Biven, NIH

12:45 PM


1:00 PM

Session IV.  Bringing expert care to a wider range of people with AI


Dr. Patrick Loehrer, Indiana University


Dr. Bin Yu, University of California Berkeley

Stable Discovery of Interpretable Subgroups via Calibration in Causal Studies


Dr. Eric Stahlberg, Frederick National Lab


Dr. John Quackenbush, Harvard University


Panel Discussion: Looking forward: what is needed to translate AI to the clinic?

Moderated by Dr. Min Zhang, Purdue University

4:10 PM

Organizer’s Closing Remarks