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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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."
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"
Two 30 Minute talks + Q&A.
18.00: Doors Open
20.00: Make Some New Friends
21.30: Doors Close
We will be Live Streaming this event from our Facebook Group.
50% Technical Deep Dive
2150 Shattuck Ave, 11th Floor
Downtown Berkeley, CA 94704
Cal Train: n/a
BART: Literally right outside Downtown Berkeley Bart
Parking: Not Recommended
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