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Lauren Barham

Lauren Barham

SciBite Marketing Lead

About the author: Heading up SciBite’s marketing function, Lauren and her team are responsible for bringing the SciBite brand to life. With over 8 years’ experience across various industries including the private and public sector, Lauren holds a Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification with distinction from the Cambridge Marketing College. Passionate about all things marketing, Lauren makes it her mission to innovate new ways for SciBite to disrupt the life sciences industry and showcase SciBite’s cutting-edge semantic technology.

Posts by Lauren Barham

Mutually empowering – semantic-based machine learning and subject matter expertise

Posted on May 7th, 2021 in AI & Data

In a day dedicated to emerging science and technologies at the Pistoia Alliance virtual conference Collaborative R&D in Action, SciBite CTO James Malone opened the program with a compelling exploration of use cases for semantic-based machine learning (ML). A simple but elegant ML strategy based on “seeding” named entity recognition (NER) can facilitate ontology creation, drive language translation, take a crack at gaining insights from social media platforms, and generate answers to questions faster. His most important take-away: semantic-based ML and subject matter expertise (SME) are mutually empowering.


SciBite’s James Malone Talks Future of Biocuration on Conference Panel

Posted on April 15th, 2021 in AI & Data

Biocurators are among the unsung heroes of the life sciences world, performing the essential task of translating and integrating biomedical information into interoperable databases. Of course, there is a lot more to it than that, as attendees of the International Society for Biocuration’s 14th Annual Biocuration Conference already know.