Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Director of the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI), UCSF/QBI

Nevan Krogan is a distinguished molecular biologist with a focus on understanding the mechanisms of complex diseases. His groundbreaking work has been instrumental in mapping intricate networks of molecular interactions, providing invaluable insights into various diseases, including cancer, infectious diseases, and psychiatric disorders.Under his leadership, the QBI has fostered interdisciplinary collaborations, bringing together experts from diverse fields to address pressing challenges in biomedicine. Dr. Krogan's commitment to global scientific collaboration was evident during the COVID19 pandemic, where he played a pivotal role in the formation of an international alliance of scientists dedicated to understanding the biology of SARSCoV2 and identifying potential therapeutic targets.In recognition of his outstanding contributions to science, Dr. Krogan was awarded France's highest honor, the Legion of Honor, in 2022. This prestigious accolade celebrates his exceptional efforts in fostering FrancoAmerican scientific collaborations, particularly during the COVID19 pandemic, where his leadership facilitated rapid, coordinated responses to the global health crisis.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2024 Silicon Valley

Track 4 - January 24 9.00 A.M.-3.00 P.M.

Track Chair: Keith Yamamoto, UCSF

  • PMWC 2024 Award Ceremony:
    Luminary Honoree: Geoff Ginsburg, NIH (All of Us)
  • Fireside Chat: Geoff Ginsburg, NIH and Keith Yamamoto, UCSF
  • New Federal Programs Driving Transformative Health Breakthroughs (PANEL)
    Chair: Keith Yamamoto, UCSF
  • Precision Medicine in New Research Frameworks (PANEL)
    Chair: TBA
  • AI and Precision Medicine: Navigating Equity and Social Justice Challenges (PANEL)
    Chair: TBA
  • AI-driven Advances in Precision Medicine (PANEL)
    Chair: Sharat Israni, Bakar Institute, UCSF
    - Suzanne Tamang, Stanford
    - Colleen Clancy, UC Davis
    - Nevan Krogan, UCSF
    - Laura Erdman, University of Toronto
  • Living Therapeutics for Precision Medicine
    Chair: TBA
    - Peter Marks, FDA


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