Meet the Speakers

Over 40 expert speakers from academia, industry and government participated in the 2015 conference.

Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer & SVP, Oncology
FlatironDetails

Euan Ashley, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine & Genetics
StanfordDetails

Brook Byers
Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersDetails

France Córdova, PhD
Director
National Science FoundationDetails

Mark Davis, PhD
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
StanfordDetails

Gwenaëlle Douaud, PhD
Associate Professor
OxfordDetails

Viviana Gradinaru
Assistant Professor
California Institute of TechnologyDetails

Jill Hagenkord, MD, FCAP
Chief Medical Officer
23andMeDetails

Kathy Hudson, PhD
Deputy Director for Science, Outreach
& Policy, NIHDetails

Purvesh Khatri, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine
StanfordDetails

Michael Levitt, PhD
Professor, Structural Biology, Stanford 2013 Nobel LaureateDetails

Lester Mackey, PhD, MA
Assistant Professor, Statistics
StanfordDetails

Lloyd Minor, MD
Dean School of Medicine
Professor, Otolaryngology, StanfordDetails

Kunle Olukotun, PhD
Professor, Computer Science
StanfordDetails

Sylvia Plevritis, PhD
Professor, Radiology
StanfordDetails

Gaurav Singal, MD
Director, Innovations Unit
Foundation MedicineDetails

Brian A. Wandell, PhD
Professor, Psychology
StanfordDetails

Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of MichiganDetails

David Atkins, MD, MPH
Director, HSR&D
US Department of Veterans AffairsDetails

Robert Califf, MD
Deputy Commissioner, Medical Products
& Tobacco, US FDADetails

Mark Cullen, MD
Professor, Medicine
StanfordDetails

Scott Delp, PhD
Professor, Bioengineering &
Mechanical Engineering, StanfordDetails

Yaniv Erlich, PhD
Core Member, NYGC
Assistant Professor, ColumbiaDetails

Henry T. Greely, JD
Professor, Law
StanfordDetails

David Haussler, PhD
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
UCSCDetails

Ellora Israni
Co-founder
She ++Details

William King
Chief Executive Officer
Zephyr HealthDetails

Tracy Lieu, MD, MPH
Director, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente N. CaliforniaDetails

David Maron, MD
Clinical Professor, Medicine
StanfordDetails

Beverly Mitchell, MD
Professor, Medicine
StanfordDetails

Kelly Ormond, MS, CGC
Professor (Teaching), Genetics
StanfordDetails

Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG
Associate Professor, Pathology
Harvard & BWHDetails

Andrew Su, PhD
Associate Professor,
The Scripps Research InstituteDetails

Alice S. Whittemore, PhD
Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
StanfordDetails

Genevera Allen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Statistics & Electrical
Rice UniversityDetails

Scott Boyd, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
StanfordDetails

Laura Carstensen, PhD
Professor, Psychology
StanfordDetails

Christina Curtis, PhD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Medicine & Genetics
StanfordDetails

Sumbul Desai, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
StanfordDetails

Ram Fish
Vice President, Digital Health
SamsungDetails

Michael Greicius, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Neurology
StanfordDetails

David Heckerman, MD
Distinguished Scientist
MicrosoftDetails

Taha Kass-Hout, MD, MS
Chief Health Informatics Officer
FDADetails

Martin Landray, PhD
Professor, Medicine & Epidemiology
OxfordDetails

Bernard Lo, MD
President & CEO
Greenwall FoundationDetails

Rob Merkel
Healthcare & Life Sciences Leader
IBM Watson GroupDetails

Mark Musen, MD, PhD
Professor, Medicine
StanfordDetails

Doug Owens, MD
Professor, Medicine
StanfordDetails

Julia Salzman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
StanfordDetails

Sharon Terry
President & CEO
Genetic AllianceDetails

Russ Altman, MD, PhD
Professor, Bioengineering
Genetics & Medicine, Stanford Details

Carlos Bustamante, PhD
Professor, Genetics
StanfordDetails

Mildred Cho, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics
StanfordDetails

Rhiju Das
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
StanfordDetails

Eric Dishman
Intel Fellow
Intel CorporationDetails

David Glazer
Director, Engineering
GoogleDetails

Nir Hacohen, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Harvard & Broad InstituteDetails

Susan Holmes, PhD
Professor, Statistics
StanfordDetails

Jane Kaye, DPhil
Professor, Health, Law & Policy
Oxford. Director, HeLEX Details

Jennie Larkin, PhD
Senior Advisor, Data Science
NIHDetails

Christopher Longhurst, MD, MS
Chief Medical Information Officer
StanfordDetails

Matthew Might, PhD
Associate Professor, Computer Science
University of Utah Details

Peter Norvig, PhD
Director, Research
GoogleDetails

Dana Pe'er, PhD
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
ColumbiaDetails

Ida Sim, MD, PhD, FACMI
Co-Director, Biomedical Infomatics, UCSF
Co-Founder, Open mHealthDetails

Ruth Travis, DPhil
Associate Professor
OxfordDetails

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