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Umesh Nandal: Chemist and data scientist in one

Posted on March 10th, 2022 by in AI & Data

Umesh Nandal is a Director of Data Science at Elsevier. As an AI expert with a Master’s in Chemistry, he embodies what Elsevier brings to the table – an actionable fusion of data and domain expertise. “Cross-functional teams combining data science, tech and domain knowledge is the only way we can achieve our collective goal: curing disease,” says Umesh.

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4 Notable Life Sciences Trends from the Tech Trends Report

Posted on June 4th, 2021 by in AI & Data

The Future Today Institute has released its 2021 Tech Trends Report (14th Annual Edition), a comprehensive report on strategic trends that it anticipates will affect business, government, education, media and society in the coming year. We noted four trends discussed in the report’s Health, Medicine & Science section that will be of particular interest to those in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors.

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

Posted on May 7th, 2021 by 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.

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

Posted on April 15th, 2021 by 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.

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