[cs-talks] Starting Now - Wed at Hariri featuring Jacob Bor, Rajita Menon, Sarah Zheng

Barnes, Kaitlin S ksbarnes at bu.edu
Wed Mar 29 15:00:34 EDT 2017


Join us now for refreshments and an exciting Wed at Hariri talk:
TODAY, WED 3/29 3PM

This week’s Wed at Hariri talk will be given by Jacob Bor, Hariri Junior Faculty Fellow and Professor of Global Health & Epidemiology. In his presentation, Professor Bor will provide an overview of his research and work with the South African government to create a database of HIV cases to monitor disease progression and treatment.  The presentation will delve into Professor Bor’s development of the database and his findings that may allow expansion of treatment and care for the disease.

In addition, the talk will feature short presentations by Rajita Menon and Sarah Zheng, Hariri Graduate Student Fellows and PhD candidates in Physics and Operations & Technology Management, respectively. Both will present a quick overview of their research findings in the constraints of space on microbial communities (Menon) and managing and allocating scarce resources to lower healthcare costs (Zheng).

Keywords: record linkage, global health, medical records, disease progression, epidemiology, healthcare management, econometrics, statistical analysis, machine learning, operations and performance, microbial communities, network topology, ecology, human disease

Event URL:  http://www.bu.edu/hic/2017/03/03/jacob-bor-institute-junior-faculty-member-to-give-march-29th-meet-our-fellows-talk/

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, 3:00 – 4:30 pm, networking & refreshments at 2:45 pm

Location: Hariri Institute for Computing, 111 Cummington Mall, Room 180; Boston, MA


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