CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOSTATISTICS AND PROFESSOR, COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, HARVARD T.H. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, HARVARD T.H. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
John Quackenbush is Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Professor in the Channing Division of Network Medicine, and Professor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. John’s PhD was in Theoretical Physics, but in 1992 he received a fellowship to work on the Human Genome Project. This led him through the Salk Institute, Stanford, The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), and to Harvard in 2005. John uses massive data to probe how many small effects combine to influence human health and disease. He has more than 300 scientific papers and over 73,000 citations. Among his honors is recognition in 2013 as a White House Open Science Champion of Change.
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM (PDT)
Tuesday, June 14
Given a less than 8% likelihood for a New Drug Approval from first in man clinical trials, drug…