Theory and Practice

By GV and Google AI

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Hosted by Anthony Philippakis (Venture Partner at GV) and Alex Wiltschko (Senior Research Scientist with Google AI), Theory and Practice opens the doors to the cutting edge of biology and computer science through conversations with leaders in the field to help build a bridge between the two disciplines.

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Sir Peter Donnelly, Genomics Plc

In this episode, Sir Peter Donnelly, CEO of Genomics Plc and Professor of Statistical Science at the University of Oxford, explores the relationship between genetic variation and complex human diseases and talks about his career at the intersection of statistics and genetics. 

Nov 13, 2019
Eric Schmidt

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt talks about the foundations of computer science, reflects on the role of data in healthcare, and discusses his views on the intersection of technology and life sciences as the next frontier. 

Oct 30, 2019
Jessica Mega, Verily

Jessica Mega, Chief Medical Officer at Verily, discusses her career path, the intersection of data science and healthcare, and how medical tools can augment positive health outcomes.

Oct 16, 2019
Barbara Englehardt

In this episode, Princeton University’s Barbara Englehardt reveals what she’s working on in epigenetics and exploratory data analysis, and examines the theoretical foundations for machine learning and how they are applied in practice. Barbara is currently on leave from Princeton University and is a principal scientist at Genomics Plc.

Oct 02, 2019
Introducing Theory and Practice

Theory and Practice explores the cutting edge of biology and computer science through conversations with leaders in the field. This week, your hosts Alex and Anthony introduce themselves and discuss the origins of the show.

Sep 16, 2019