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March 20, 2017

Educational Events & Training

Our Grand Rounds, CIHR STAGE and CRINGE series are coming up in the next couple weeks. We also still have room in two exciting workshops happening in May and June. More information can be found below.

 

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March 2017 - Grand Rounds - Data-Intensive Science of Jamu Medicines

April 2017- CIHR STAGE: Gene-Environment Interactions in Cardiovascular Disease: Air Pollution and Stress

April 2017 - CRINGe: Quickie Intro to Quick Strike Projects: Ground Work for Future Primary Healthcare Research

Statistical Challenges and Opportunities for the Analysis of Microbiome Data

March 2017 - Grand Rounds - Data-Intensive Science of Jamu Medicines

March 20 - 12pm - Theatre B - 730 William: Popular traditional medicines from Indonesia are known as Jamu. In this talk we will explore and explain interesting patterns in the formulation of Indonesian Jamu medicines by utilizing data-intensive science and machine learning methods. Next, I will extend the talk on the analysis for predicting Jamu efficacy based on metabolite composition and identifying important metabolites.

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April 2017- CIHR STAGE: Gene-Environment Interactions in Cardiovascular Disease: Air Pollution and Stress

April 7, 2017 - 11 am - 341 Basic Medical Sciences Bldg - Featuring Dr. Elizabeth Hauser - Professor, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute (DMPI), Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

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April 2017 - CRINGe: Quickie Intro to Quick Strike Projects: Ground Work for Future Primary Healthcare Research

April 20 - 12 pm - 474 Chown Building - This presentation will provide a quick overview of two quick strike projects that have developed within the Primary and Integrated Healthcare Innovation Networks. Both address important issues: 1) characterizing high system use and; 2) the use of the “Get Your Benefits” tool within primary care settings. Each project uniquely brings together cross-sectoral team members bridging multiple Canadian provinces. Following the overview, we will begin to explore next steps for building upon this work.

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Statistical Challenges and Opportunities for the Analysis of Microbiome Data

REGISTER NOW - May 10/11, 2017: This two-day workshop will bring together international, national, and local researchers and trainees to share knowledge about methods for the analysis of microbiome data as well as stimulate discussion between applied researchers from animal and human health disciplines and statisticians about the analytic challenges and opportunities for microbiome data.

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George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation
Third floor, Chown Building
753 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R3E 0T6
Phone: 204.594.5391 Fax: 204.594.5394 Email:info@chimb.ca