IT Infrastructure and the Cloud to be part of Bio-IT World Asia Conference

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March 29, 2012 - PRLog -- Needham, MA – Cambridge Healthtech Institute announces the presentations for the IT Infrastructure and the Cloud track first annual Bio-IT World Asia Conference, taking place June 6-8, 2012 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.  For more information, visit:

The Bio-IT World Asia Conference, Keynote Session includes:

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Prospects for Control
David D. Ho, M.D., Scientific Director & CEO, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center

Featured Presentation: Bio-IT Trends from the Trenches
Chris Dagdigian, Founding Partner and Director, Technology, BioTeam, Inc.

Integrated Bioinformatics Solutions in Drug Discovery & Development
Yaron Turpaz, Ph.D., Vice President, Informatics & Information Sciences, Research & Development Information, AstraZeneca Plc.

The IT Infrastructure and the Cloud program includes:

Dynamically Scalable, Accessible Analysis with Galaxy Cloud
James Taylor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Biology and Mathematics & Computer Science Emory University Atlanta

High Performance Data Management and Computational Architectures for Genomics Research at National and International Scales
William K. Barnett, Ph.D., Director, Science Community Tools and National Center for Genome Analysis Support, Indiana University
Janis Landry-Lane, World-Wide Deep Computing Sales, IBM

Building a Bioinformatics Centre
Andrew Lonie, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head, Life Sciences Computation Centre, Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative

Talk Title to be Announced
Glenn Moloney, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director, NeCTAR, The University of Melbourne

Modern Enterprise and Standalone Cheminformatics Solutions
Wei Deng, Ph.D., Application Scientist, ChemAxon Ltd

Introduction of Samsung SDS Bioinformatics Service
Sung Kwon Kim, MBA, General Manager, Bioinformatics Lab, Samsung SDS

Dynamic Linkage of Data Facilitates Collaborative Medical and Bioinformatics Research
Maureen TurnerMaureen qacco Turner, BA (Hons), M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer, BioGrid Australia Ltd.

Building an Oasis for Discovery through an Integrated Research Informatics Model
Anqi Qian, Ph.D., Project Director, Research, Sidra Medical and Research Center

Understanding and Addressing the Risks of Cloud Computing
Thomas Shaw, Esq., Attorney at Law, CPA, CIPP, CISM, CRISC, ERMP, CISA, CGEIT, CCSK, CloudRisk Asia

Big Data in the Cloud
Simone Brunozzi, Technology Evangelist, Amazon Web Services APAC

GigaScience: Data Dissemination in the Era of “Big-Data”
Scott C. Edmunds, Ph.D., Editor, GigaScience/BGI Hong Kong

e-Science 2.0: From Building Services for Science to Science-as-a-Service
Yike Guo, Ph.D., Professor, Computing Science, Imperial College London

Using High Performance Cluster Computing in Cancer Research and Treatment
Krishna Sankavaran, Director, Research Information System and Technology Development, MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Bio-IT World Asia 2012 Conference will bring together, life sciences, pharmaceutical, informatics and IT professionals from all over Asia and the rest of the world to one unique location. The Event provides the perfect venue to share information and discuss enabling technologies that are driving biomedical research and the drug development process.

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Since its debut in 2002, the annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, held each Spring in Boston, has established itself as a premier event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise. Over 2,000 delegates representing 30 countries have gathered yearly to attend 125+ technology and scientific presentations and view an expansive exhibit hall of 100+ companies. Bio-IT World Conference continues its exceptional series of educational programming with the announcement of the Inaugural Bio-IT World Conference Asia.

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Bio-IT World focuses on the tools and results of predictive biology, drug discovery, informatics, clinical trials, and personalized medicine as well as the strategic decisions made by companies in this area and the impact on the company’s performance.
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