Genome Lates: Big Data in Biology: The good, the bad, the ugly

Join us for an unmissable chat with the one and only Prof Ewan Birney


Mon 28th Sep, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

They say you can bet on anything… Meet the man who organised a bet known as the GeneSweep for scientists working on the Human Genome Project, he had over 460 bets by the time the draft of the human genome was published in 2003. Join Prof Ewan Birney, Deputy Director General of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and Joint Director of EMBL-EBI in conversation with mathematician, author and presenter Dr Hannah Fry. They will touch on his experience working on the Human Genome Project, highlight some of the cutting-edge work taking place at EMBL-EBI, and offer his forecasts for the future of biodata.

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