Jointly organized by the HKUST Big Data Institute and Division of Life Science, the workshop aims to discuss the most advanced progress in the area of adapting AI & Data techniques in Biomedicine and Biochemistry. HKUST faculty members and technology leaders in the industry will share and exchange insights for fostering collaboration. 


• Keynote: How AI is transforming drug discoveries    

   Dr. Frank PUN, Head of HK Office, Associate Director, Insilico Medicine
• Talk: Deciphering cancer evolution under therapy for precision medicine    

   Prof. Jiguang WANG,
Padma Harilela Associate Professor of Life Science, Division of Life Science and Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, HKUST
• Talk: A unified approach for integrating spatial and single-cell transcriptomics data using deep generative models    

   Prof. Can YANG, 
Dr Tai-chin Lo Associate Professor of Science, Department of Mathematics, HKUST
• Keynote: Discovery of A Potent Type I1/2 ALK Inhibitor    

   Prof. Yong HUANG,
Professor, Department of Chemistry, HKUST
• Talk: Hierarchical Graph Neural Networks for Protein-Protein Interaction    

   Prof. Jia LI,
Assistant Professor, Data Science and Analytics Thrust, HKUST Guangzhou 
• Talk: Data and Modeling in Drug Discovery: Lessons from ALPHAFOLD and MELLODDY    

   Dr. Kai ZHU, Senior Director of Computational Chemistry and AI, BeiGene
• Panel Discussion

   Moderator: Prof. Lei Chen,
Chair Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST


8 May 2023
9am - 4:30pm
Lam Woo Lecture Theater (LT-B)

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