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Jeff Lerman

QIAGEN Silicon Valley (formerly Ingenuity Systems)
Staff Ontology Engineer
San Francisco Bay Area
Biomedical ontology developer for eight years, focusing on knowledge models for diseases, gene products, and genetic variants. NLP projects include development of word-sense disambiguation approaches to identify genes discussed in biomedical publications, and ontology-leveraged scientific article classification by topic. Before QIAGEN, Jeff studied molecular biology at Princeton (Ph.D.), and did a postdoc in protein structure/function at U.C. Berkeley.
Thursday, June 8

7:00pm PDT

Friday, June 9

9:00am PDT