Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Chair, Department of Genetics, Stanford University

Biography
Dr. Snyder received his Ph.D. training at the California Institute of Technology and carried out postdoctoral training at Stanford University. He is a leader in the field of functional genomics and multiomics, and one of the major participants of the ENCODE project. His laboratory was the first to perform a large-scale functional genomics project in any organism, and has developed many technologies in genomics and proteomics. Seminal findings from the Snyder laboratory include the discovery that much more of the human genome is transcribed and contains regulatory information than was previously appreciated (e.g. lncRNAs and TF binding sites), and a high diversity of transcription factor binding occurs both between and within species. He launched the field of personalized medicine by combining different state-of–the-art “omics” technologies to perform the first longitudinal detailed integrative personal omics profile (iPOP) of a person, and his laboratory pioneered the use of wearables technologies (smart watches and continuous glucose monitoring) for precision health.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley

Track 2 - January 27 9.00 A.M.-3.45 P.M.


Track Chair:
William Oh, Mount Sinai

  • PMWC 2023 Award Ceremony
    Honoree: Gad Getz, Broad Institute
  • How Healthcare Can Solve Its Data Problem
    - Rod Tarrago, AWS
  • Analysis of Omics Data Using Novel AI Strategies Provides Insights and Applications into Healthcare
    - Michael Snyder, Stanford University
  • NLP Applications to Parse Unstructured Medical Text
    Chair: William Oh, Mount Sinai
    - Rong Chen, Sema4
  • AI/ML Applications in the Hospital/Clinical Setting, for Clinical Trial Design and Patient Selection
    - Matthew Lungren, Microsoft
  • Improving the Probability of Technical and Regulatory Success
    Chair: Elizabeth Lamont, Medidata Solutions
  • AI/ML Applications for Patient Outcomes Prediction and Clinical Decision Support
    Chair: Alex Sherman, Harvard University
    - Indu Navar, EverythingALS
    - Nuray Yurt, Novartis Oncology
    - Jake Donoghue, Beacon
    - Marie Abele, Harvard
  • FAIR Data Approaches to Make Data Usable, Accessible, and Findable
    - Bhavesh Patel, Calmi2
  • The Pharma Informatics Ecosystem (PANEL)
    Chair: Maria Kasarides, BMS
    - Colin Hills, GNS
    - David Ledbetter, UPN
    - Chris Bakan, Roche
    - Subha Madhavan, Pfizer
  • PMWC Showcase
    - Jack DiGiovanna, Seven Bridges