Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Vice President, AstraZeneca

Biography
Dr. Slavé Petrovski is a human geneticist by training with over 15 years’ experience leading large-scale omics studies. In this time, Slavé has contributed to shaping the field of contemporary population and statistical genomics, including introducing machine learning & advanced analytics to identify numerous drug targets across a diverse range of diseases. Since 2017, as the Vice President and Head of AstraZeneca’s Centre for Genomics Research (CGR) Slavé is accountable for architecting and delivering the company’s Genomics Initiative strategy. He has built in-house capabilities and expertise across key domains: Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, Innovative AI/ML methods, multi-omics, and clinical sciences. Applying these cross-disciplinary skills to large-scale omics datasets.

Talk
Leveraging Large-scale Omics to deliver AstraZeneca's Company-Wide Genomics Initiative
AstraZenecas Genomics Initiative was announced in 2017. Hear some scientific and technical capability vignettes on how the growing collection of integrated multi-modal omics datasets have impacted internal R&D and Clinical Development.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley

Track 3 - January 27 9.00 A.M.-4.15 P.M.


Track Chairs:
Sharon Terry, Genetic Alliance & Alice Rathjen

  • PMWC 2023 Award Ceremony:
    Pioneer Honoree: David Bentley, Ilumina
  • Learnings and Advancements of Population Studies
    Chair: Sharon Terry, Genetic Alliance
    - David Bentley, Ilumina
    - Slavé Petrovski, AstraZeneca
    - Andrea Ganna, FinnGen
    - Alexander Charney, Mount Sinai
  • Precision Medicine in Understudied Populations
    - Ryan Taft, Illumina
    - Aimé LUMAKA, WALGEMED
  • Building Future Precision Care in Qatar
    Chair: Khalid Fakhro, Sidra Medicine
    - Ziyad M. Hijazi, Sidra Medicine
    - Edison T. Liu, The Jackson Labs
  • Challenges and Opportunities for National Precision Medicine Initiatives (PANEL)
    Chair: Alessandro Ricommbeni, Microsoft UK
    - Catalina Lopez-Correa, Genome Canada
    - Khalid Fakhro, Sidra Medicine
  • Framework to Improve the Translation of Genomics into the Clinic (PANEL)
    Chair: Kathleen Barnes, Tempus Labs
    - Carlos Bustamante, Galatea Bio
    - Ora Gordon, Providence
    - Abasi Ene-Obong, 54gene
  • Identifying Relationships Between Disparate Data Sets to Monitor and Control Pathogen Outbreak (PANEL)
    Chair: Charles Chiu, UCSF
    - Amy Kirby, CDC
    - Smruthi Karthikeyan, UCSD
  • Increasing Diversity in Population Studies
    - Manual Rivas - Global Biobank Engine, Stanford Rivas Lab
  • The Missing Diversity in Human Epigenomic Studies
    - Charles E. Breeze, National Cancer Institute
  • The Transition from Genomics to Phenomics in Precision Population Health
    - Lee Hood, Phenome Health