Women in Bioinformatics Panel

Sept. 11th, 2015: 12:00-13:30

Room: 158


Meral Ozsoyoglu, Case Western Reserve Univ.

Jing Gao, SUNY Buffalo

T. M. Murali, Virginia Tech

Christina Boucher, Colorado State Univ.

Aidong Zhang, SUNY Buffalo and NSF PD

Chair: Wei Wang, UCLA


1. What would be the top three factors that you consider to be important for a successful career?

2. What are the emerging opportunities in the era of biomedical big data?

3. What are the pros and cons of working in academia versus industry?

4. What are some challenges faced by women in biomedical informatics?

5. How to balance work and family as a professional women working in biomedical informatics?

6. How can women play more leadership in biomedical informatics?

7. What are the essential skills students or post-docs should acquire if they want to pursue research in biomedical informatics?

8. What constitute a good mentorship for young women in biomedical informatics?

Related Resources:

Women in Bioinformatics Blog