Speaker

Wei-Yi Cheng, Data Scientist at Roche Innovation Center

Wei-Yi Cheng

Data Scientist, Roche Innovation Center

Wei-Yi Cheng is a data scientist at Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development Informatics, Roche Innovation Center New York. He specialized in integrated molecular data analyses with concentration on disease risk and prognosis prediction. At Roche, he is utilizing Spark and other tools from Hadoop ecosystem to provide data-driven solutions for drug projects. Wei-Yi received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in the City of New York, where his research focused on development of genome-scale data mining algorithms for biological discovery and predictive modeling.

Sessions

Spatial Analysis On Histological Images Using Spark

Histological images provide tissue-specific context information for cancer prognosis, categorization, and treatment strategy. Establishing an automatic image processing pipeline would significantly reduce turnaround time of biopsy reports and allow medical doctors make critical decisions in… Read more