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VKC IDDRC Data Sciences Core (Core E) Event: "The Promise of Data Science for Investigating Important Questions in IDD Research"

Date: September 16, 2022

Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: Room 241, One Magnolia Circle (OMC) Building


VKC IDDRC Data Sciences Core (Core E) Event: The Promise of Data Science for Investigating Important Questions in IDD Research
Friday, September 16, 2022
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. CT

Registration is greatly recommended for an accurate headcount for catering. Please register using the link above by the Sept. 9 deadline.

Tentative Schedule (subject to change):

  • 10:00-10:30 a.m.: Presentation on data science methods from core Data Science Institute faculty:
    • Jesse Blocher: Machine Learning: What Data Science Methods/Techniques are Available and How Can They Be Useful?
    • Jesse Spencer-Smith: Natural Language Processing: A Deeper Dive on Transformer Models
  • 10:30-10:45 a.m.: Examples of how data science methods have been useful in IDD research
  • 10:45-11:30 a.m.: VKC investigator presentations of what question they are interested in with discussion from DSI students/faculty about what might be possible
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Lunch/mingling time for informal follow-up
For more information, email Julie Lounds Taylor.


For accessibility information or to request an accommodation

Contact kc@vumc.org or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).