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Big Data and AI for Bio Medicine

Tuesday, June 23rd, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST

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Webinar Overview:

Artificial intelligence has changed the fields of biology, biotechnology, and medicine with applications in clinical and robotic-based decision-making, knowledge accession, medical imaging, virtual intelligence in medicine, and healthcare. In this webinar, we will discuss the challenges and opportunities of big data and AI in biomedicine as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, we will go over the recent developments and use cases in prevention and treatments.



John Jiang, PhD
Lead Big Data Architect and Data Scientist at VESS
Formerly of Boeing, FCA, Walmart, TCS

Dr. Jiang is a data scientist with over thirty years of experience. He is founder and CEO of VESS, a company that uses data science to help companies respond to industry transitions in order to stay competitive. He previously served as CTO for Lockheed Martin IT for homeland security leading a ten billion dollar federal anti-terrorism big data project, US-VISIT. He was instrumental in the process of building America’s virtual borders - using biometrics, IoT, big data, and AI to protect the US borders over land, air, and sea. Dr. Jiang later built and led the big data solution practice for BearingPoint and also served as executive architect for IBM GBS to lead many Global 500 companies’ data-driven transformations. He led the Research & Development for Hitachi America across many industries such as communication, media, entertainment, healthcare, smart cities, agriculture, manufacturing, and power systems.


Mike Wang is a Data Science Intern at VESS. He graduated from Columbia University with a MS in data science and Emory University with a BA in business.


Yvette Mao graduated from Columbia University with a masters in data science and also from Oxford University with a BS in mathematics. She is now a data science intern at Vess.

Webinar Highlights:

  • Learn about the challenges and opportunities of big data and AI in biomedicine

  • Overview of the COVID-19 pandemic and its connection to biomedicine

  • Discussion of COVID-19 prevention and treatment