New Molecule Discovery with DeepChem

We're really into OpenSource #AI, so naturally, we've been really excited about DeepChem. DeepChem is the work of Stanford PhD student Bharath Ramsundar: It's a python library that aims to make the use of machine-learning in drug discovery straightforward and convenient. DeepChem has grown through the contributions of a number of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers working with the Pande lab. Development and documentation live on Github.

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Bharath Ramsundar

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Bharath Ramsundar received a BA and BS from UC Berkeley in EECS and Mathematics and was valedictorian of his graduating class in mathematics. He is currently a PhD student in computer science at Stanford University with the Pande group. His research focuses on the application of deep-learning to drug-discovery. In particular, Bharath is the creator and lead-developer of DeepChem, an open source package that aims to democratize the use of deep-learning in drug-discovery and quantum chemistry. He is supported by a Hertz Fellowship, the most selective graduate fellowship in the sciences.



One 40 min talk + Q&A.



18.00: Doors Open

18.40: Welcome!

18.45: Talks

20.00: Make Some New Friends

21.30: Doors Close



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Stanford University

Gates Hall, Room 415  (Computer Science Building) 

353 Serra Mall

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Cal Train: Palo Alto Station. There are frequent Stanford shuttles that go to the center of campus (the Oval) from Palo Alto Station.

BART: n/a

Parking:  Roth Way Garage at 375 Roth Way. Visitor parking is free after 4pm. 



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