The Cancer Moonshot aims to accelerate cancer research, make more therapies available to more patients, early detection and precision prevention. This presentation will discuss the Cancer Moonshot and how emerging technologies, such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence, will contribute to this initiative.
National Cancer Institute, NIH (USA) / Computational Biologist
Dr. Steve Tsang is a Senior Biomedical Informaticist with Attain, LLC, working at the National Cancer Institute Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (NCI-CBIIT) on the evaluation of the NCI Cloud Resources. He was trained at Johns Hopkins University and completed his dissertation on protein structural bioinformatics at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI, NLM). Prior to joining NCI, he was a computational scientist at the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Dr. Tsang is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Biology and Biotechnology Departments at the University of Maryland University College, and an adjunct faculty member with the Biology Department at Montgomery College.