University of Chicago Big Ideas Generator


Big Question: Big Genetics: Building Discovery Engines

University of Chicago Big Questions

Principal Investigator: James Evans, Sociology

Funding Type: Workshop

Focus Area: Complexity

Big Idea: The BIG grant will launch a series of workshops to bring creative computational and modeling scholars from statistics, machine learning, mathematics, and related disciplines together with the scientists at the helms of big high-throughput, experimental observatories and archival projects in disciplines relevant to the workshop (e.g. Genetics, Energy, Humanities, etc.). We will explore how to accelerate novel discoveries and identify optimal research strategis by taking into account creative computational and modeling approaches to disciplinary knowledge.

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