In our final session of the day, we will continue our look at the work from the Sage Bionetworks team including aspects of research and challenges.
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Adam Margolin is the lead of Sage Bionetworks' Academic Institutional Reward Board.
Thea Norman is Director of Strategic Development at Sage Bionetworks.
Gustavo Stolovitzky received his M.Sc. in Physics (with honors) from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (1987) and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University (1994), which awarded him the Henry Prentiss Becton Prize for Excellence in Engineering and Applied Sciences. After a post-doctoral position in the Center for Studies in Physics and Biology at The Rockefeller University, he joined IBM Research in 1998, where he is a research staff member in the IBM Computational Biology Center and the manager of the IBM Functional Genomics and Systems Biology Group. He holds an adjunct Associate Professor position at Columbia University.
As VP of Science, John Wilbanks runs the Science Commons project at Creative Commons. He came to Creative Commons from a Fellowship at the World Wide Web Consortium in Semantic Web for Life Sciences. Previously, he founded and led to acquisition Incellico, a bioinformatics company that built semantic graph networks for use in pharmaceutical research & development. Previously, John was the first Assistant Director at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School and also worked in US politics as a legislative aide to U.S. Representative Fortney (Pete) Stark.
John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Tulane University and studied modern letters at the Universite de Paris IV (La Sorbonne). He was a research affiliate at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the project on Mathematics and Computation. John also serves on the Advisory Boards of the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central, the Open Knowledge Foundation, the Open Knowledge Definition, and the International Advisory Board of the Prix Ars Electronica’s Digital Communities awards. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Fedora Commons digital repository organization.