“pearls Forum: Science and Society” focusing on “Big Data”


Event Details


The Potsdam Research Network “pearls” invites to its forum “Science and Society” focusing on “Big Data”, which takes place on Apr. 29, 2014 at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany. We are proud to share our latest interdisciplinary research results in the course of personalized medicine and their impact on healthcare and society with a keynote presentation.

A press release (German) about the pearls forum can be found here.

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About Matthieu-P. Schapranow

Dr. Matthieu-P. Schapranow received a PhD in Software Engineering from University of Potsdam in Germany in 2012. He also received BSc and MSc degrees in Software Engineering, in 2006 and 2008, respectively from the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI).Since June 2012, he is Principal Investigator of Life Sciences at the Chair of Prof. Plattner at the HPI and visiting scientist at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlin. He is a valued member of the Berlin Cancer Society and contributes to the working group e-Health of the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM).Dr. Schapranow was honored with the Berlin-Brandenburg Innovation Award for his interdisciplinary cooperation with the Charité in 2012. Together with Prof. Dr. Plattner, he published the textbook "High-Performance In-Memory Genome Data Analysis" on occasion of the World Health Summit 2013.