Patient Driven Sequencing, Computation and Search for Treatment.

On March 8th we are excited to host Onno Faber and Mo Rahman:

Onno Faber: Tech Founder, Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Patient.

Mo Rahman: Computational Biochemist, Genomic Researcher and Founder. 

Onno's story is about neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), what led him to get sequencing data for his tumors, and then pursue computational analysis for treatment options. Onno is an incredible example of the future of healthcare - where greater numbers of patients will be able to access computational genomics and individualized medicine.

Our second talk will feature Onno's collaborator, Mo Rahman from Genedrop. Mo will give a technical presentation on using computational methods to find mutations and treatment options based on Onno's sequencing data. Prepare for an inspiring story of computational-patient-led-medicine (and a technical deep dive) happening right now.

 
 

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SPEAKERS:

Onno Faber

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Onno is the Founder & CEO of Tapstack. He previously founded several companies including; ii studio, Hoppakay, MarketMatchers and Ding Dong. “I have been creating things and solving problems for as long as I can remember. I've studied architecture and got my degree in 2006 ( honors). My interest in the internet and entrepreneuring never left me and ever since grew stronger. Now I'm a full-time entrepreneur, enjoying developing new concepts and products. Above all I value connections to other people."

 
 
 

Mo Rahman

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Bioinformatics & Pharmacogenomics CSO at GeneDrop Inc.

"I am a biochemist particularly interested in medicine and novel discovery using genomics, targeted delivery, and computational methodology. Always up for solving relevant problems, as well as close interaction with industry & academia. Specialties: Computational genomics, drug development, pilot scale studies, structural bioinformatics"

 
 

FORMAT:

Two 30 Minute talks + Q&A.

 

AGENDA:

18.00: Doors Open

18.40: Welcome!

18.45: Talks

20.00: Make Some New Friends

21.30: Doors Close

 

LIVE STREAM:

We will be Live Streaming this event from our Facebook Group.

 

SPONSOR:

TECHNICAL LEVEL:

50% Technical Deep Dive

 

VENUE:

Bonsai

2150 Shattuck Ave,  11th Floor

Downtown Berkeley, CA 94704

 

 

TRANSPORTATION:

Cal Train: n/a

BART: Literally right outside Downtown Berkeley Bart

Parking: Not Recommended

 

FOOD & DRINKS:

TBD

 
 

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