Applications of TDA to the Understanding of Disease and Drug Discovery

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:20pm
Keller 3-180
Pek Lum (Ayasdi, Inc.)
Data has shape. Shape has meaning. I will discuss how Topological Data Analysis (TDA) has been applied to various biological problems such as identifying patient populations that might respond better to certain treatments, understanding the underlying etiology of a disease such as cancer and studying drug response at the single cell level.
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