Fall Symposium Program

September 29, 2023

Friend Center Convocation Room, Princeton University

Program

8:30 am
Introduction
Speakers
Olga Troyanskaya, PhD
Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics; Deputy Director for Genomics, Center for Computational Biology, Flatiron Institute of the Simons Foundation; Director, Princeton Precision Health
8:45 am
Provost's Comments
Speakers
Jen Rexford, PhD
Provost and Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor in Engineering
Princeton University
9:00 am10:00 am
Keynote
Towards a More Precise Medicine
Speakers
Garret FitzGerald, MD
Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, Associate Dean for Translational Research, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
10:00 am10:15 am
10:15 am11:05 am
Short Talks
Speakers
Dalton Conley, PhD
Using Genetics to Probe the Social Determinants of Smoking
Henry Putnam University Professor of Sociology at Princeton University
Laura Mariani, MD
The Promise of Precision Medicine in Kidney Disease Outcomes
Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Michigan
Arvind Narayanan, PhD
The Reproducibility Crisis in ML-Based Science
Professor of Computer Science and Director, Center for Information Technology Policy
Princeton University
Adji Bousso Dieng, PhD
Vendi Scoring For Healthcare
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University
11:05 am11:50 am
Panel
Translating Data to Ethical Health Policy
Speakers
Elizabeth Paluck
Professor, Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton Precision Health Board of Directors
Garret FitzGerald, MD
Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, Associate Dean for Translational Research, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Matthias Kretzler, MD
Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor, Internal Medicine-Nephrology, Professor, Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, University of Michigan
Heather Howard
Professor of the Practice, School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Ian Peebles, PhD
Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioethics at the Center for Human Values, Princeton University
11:50 am1:00 pm
1:00 pm2:00 pm
Keynote
Speakers
Hana El-Samad, PhD
Towards a Computational Future of Innovation in Biomedical Research -- Achieving Precise, Effective, Empowering and Equitable Health Outcomes
Senior Vice President and Director of Science Integration, Innovation & Insights, Altos Labs
2:00 pm2:50 pm
PPH Emerging Projects: Session 1
Speakers
Yael Niv, PhD
Harnessing computational modeling for precision health in depression
Professor of Psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Adele Goldberg, PhD
Testing an intervention to help young autistic children learn vocabulary
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Psychology, Princeton University
Molly Crockett, PhD
Social Learning and Mental Health in the Digital Age
Associate Professor of Psychology and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
Olga Russakovsky, PhD
The Role of Computer Vision in Understanding Neurodivergence
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University
2:50 pm3:05 pm
3:05 pm4:05 pm
PPH Emerging Projects: Session 2
Speakers
Matthew Salganik
Limits to Prediction
Professor of Sociology, Princeton University
Jessica Metcalf, PhD
The Life Course of Influenza Infection: Pathways to Precision Health
Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Rachel Kaletsky, PhD
Defining a Biological Clock for Female Reproductive Decline
Research Scholar, Murphy Lab, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
Britt Adamson, PhD
Towards Precision Phenotyping of Genetic Variants in Human Cells
Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics,Director, Undergraduate Program in Quantitative and Computational Biology,Richard B. Fisher Preceptor in Integrative Genomics
Nathaniel Daw, PhD
Machine Learning and Psychopathology
Huo Professor in Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Princeton University
4:05 pm4:15 pm
4:15 pm4:55 pm
PPH Emerging Projects: Session 3
Speakers
Mike Levine
Chromosome Engineering Disease-Bearing Mosquitoes
Anthony B. Evnin '62 Professor in Genomics, Professor of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
Yuri Pritykin, PhD
Regulatory Genomics of T cells in Mouse and Human
Assistant professor of computer science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
Gal Shoval, MD
Single Session Remote Self-Help Intervention for Adolescents in Waiting Lists for Mental Health Care in the Middle East
Visiting Research Scholar, Center for Health and Well Being, Princeton University. Director of the Child and Adolescent Division in Geha Mental Health Center affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
4:55 pm5:10 pm
Conclusion
Speakers
Olga Troyanskaya, PhD
Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics; Deputy Director for Genomics, Center for Computational Biology, Flatiron Institute of the Simons Foundation; Director, Princeton Precision Health
5:15 pm