​​​​​Ben-Gurio​n Univers​ity of the Negev, 29 May 2024
Marcus Family Campus, Beer Sheva

Symposium on 
AI and Big Data in the Life Sciences and in Medicine, 
Scientific and Philosophical Issues​

The Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science, and the Department of Life Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are jointly organizing a Symposium on AI and Big Data in the Life Sciences and Medicine in collaboration with the Genetics Society of Israel.

This will be a unique interdisciplinary symposium as it combines the questions and results from the experimental sciences along with ethical issues and critical philosophical and scientific views concerning the use of AI and big data in various sciences. We will focus on structural biology, genomics, organismal biology and ecology, and precision medicine.

We have invited experimental and computational biologists and medical scientists as well as philosophers and ​ethicists. 

The symposium will be held at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Be'er Sheva on 29 May 2024.


​The Organizing Committee:

Prof. Anat Ben-Zvi, BGU

Prof. Ute Deichmann, BGU

Prof. Dan Mish​mar, BGU

Prof. Ofer Ovadia, BGU

Prof. Esti Yeger-Lotem, BGU