Room 4

15:00 - 16:00 (UTC+02)

Talk (60 min)

Applied Functional Programming in Computational Genomics

In this session, we will consider how some common algorithms used in computational genomics can be better solved using functional programming. The "read alignment problem" in next-gen DNA sequencing is the starting point for this talk.

Functional Programming
Machine Learning

Jamie Dixon

Jamie Dixon splits time between the Layer Lab at University of Colorado: Boulder and the Delong Lab at the University of Colorado: Anschutz. His focus is on curing Type-1 diabetes using the latest techniques is software engineering, big-data strategies, and machine learning algorithms. Jamie is a 8-time Microsoft MVP focusing on F# and he lives in Denver, Colorado USA.