Omenn Lectureship

Gilbert Omenn and Atul Butte
Dr. Gilbert S. Omenn and Dr. Atul Butte

The Gilbert S. Omenn Lectureship in Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics to honor Dr. Omenn’s contributions to the establishment of CCMB and his continued leadership and vision for our department.

Please be sure to mark your calendars for attending the 7th Annual Omenn Lectureship presented by Dr. Brad Malin - Postponed to Fall 2021

    Details so far:

  • 2:30pm-3:45pm:  Poster Session and Refreshments in Forum Hall Atrium
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm:  Lecture in Forum Hall 

Short Bio:

Bradley Malin is the Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is a Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics, and Computer Science at Vanderbilt University, where he has been on the faculty since 2006.  He is the founder and co-director of the Vanderbilt Health Data Science Center, as well as the Center for Genetic Privacy and Identity in Community Settings, the latter of which is an NIH Center of Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research.  He serves on various governmental advisory bodies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency. He was honored as a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) and is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI). He received a B.S. in Biological Sciences, M.S. in Machine Learning, M.Phil. in Public Policy and Management, and Ph.D. in Computer Science, all from Carnegie Mellon University.

Previous Omenn Lectures:

Olga Troyanskaya, Ph.D.
, Professor, Deputy Director of Genomics, Princeton University

"Data-driven understanding of human disease: from AI to biological discoveries" - Watch Video Archive | Photo Gallery


Atul Butte, M.D., Ph.D., Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Director, Institute for Computational Health Sciences and Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco; Executive Director for Clinical Informatics, University of California Health Sciences and Services

"Translating a Trillion Points of Data into Therapies, Diagnostics, and New Insights into Disease" - Watch Video ArchivePhoto Gallery

George Poste, Ph.D., Regents’ Professor and Del E. Webb Chair in Health Innovation at Arizona State University,Chief Scientist Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative (CASI)

"Panomics, Informatics, Economics, Ethics and Politics: The Five Forces Shaping the Evolution of Precision Medicine" - Watch Video Archive | Photo Gallery

David E. Shaw, Ph.D., Founder, D.E. Shaw Research, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at Columbia University, Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia's Medical School and Chief Scientist of D. E. Shaw Research

"Simulating the Motion of Proteins and Drug Molecules: Implications for Science and Medicine"

Isaac Kohane, M.D., Ph.D., Henderson Professor of Pediatrics and Health Sciences and Technology, Co-Director Center for Biomedical Informatics Harvard Medical School, Director of the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

“Biomedical Informatics is the New Way of Connecting Biomedical Research and Clinical Practice” - Watch Video Archive

Dr. Leroy Hood, President of the Institute for Systems Biology

“A Systems Approach to Disease: Dynamics and Diagnostics” - Watch Video Archive


Gilbert S Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.

Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.

Harold T. Shapiro Distinguished University Professor
Director, Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Professor of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics
Professor of Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Professor of Human Genetics
Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health