Featured Sessions

Featured Session-1: – Meeting with EiCs – How to Write and Publish Papers

Time: Friday 2/17/16, 11:30AM – 12:50PM

Room: Ballroom D

Dimitris Fotiadis, Ph.D., EMBS Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI) Editor-in-Chief (EiC), University of Ioannina, Greece

Edward Livingston, Ph.D. Deputy Editor, The Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA)

Stephen Wong, Ph.D., EMBS Biomedical and Health Informatics Technical Committee (BHI-TC) Chair, Houston Methodist Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College.

Featured Session-2: – Funding Opportunities & Proposal Peer-Review 

Funding Opportunities

Time: Saturday 2/18/17, 11:30AM – 12:50PM

Room: Ballroom D


Dan Gallahan, Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Biology, NCI, NIH

Valerie Florance, Ph.D, Director, NLM Extramural Programs, Heads NLM’s Extramural Programs Division, Coordinator for NLM informatics training programs.

Wendy Nilsen, Ph.D., Program Director, NSF

Orientation to the National Institutes of Health Peer Review Process at CSR


Mark Caprara, Ph.D., Center for Scientific Review, the National Institutes of Health

Dr. Caprara is a Scientific Review Officer at the Center for Scientific Review.  He oversees the review of applications for the NIH Common Fund and Big Data to Knowledge Initiatives.  Most of the review meetings he leads focuses on computational and statistical methods for the acquisition, management, querying, sharing and analysis of biological and clinical data.  Prior to joining NIH he was a faculty member at Case Western Reserve University Medical School conducting research on RNA processing and mobile genetic elements.

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