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CIS Department Talk - April 12, 2007

The Department of Computer and Information Science & The Society of Computer Science Present

Speaker:Dr. Bruce Kristal, Burke Medical Research Institute
Topic:Informatics Approach to Biomarkers for Diet
Date:April 12, 2007 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Place:John Mulcahy Hall, Room 138


Bruce Kristal received his B.S. in Life Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986 and his Ph.D. from Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Division of Medical Sciences, Committee on Virology in 1991. After being a post-doctoral fellow, instructor, and research assistant professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1991-1996), he joined the Dementia Research Service of Burke Medical Research Institute in 1996 and subsequently the Department of Biochemistry (1997) and Neuroscience (1998) at Weill Medical College of Cornell University as an Assistant Professor (Associate Professor in 2004).

Dr. Kristal's research has been recognized by grant/meeting awards from the National Institutes of Health, American Federation for Aging Research, Will Rogers Society, Oxygen Society, American Institute for Cancer Research, Gordon Research Conference, and the Hereditary Disease Foundation. Dr, Kristal is the first secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of the Newly formed Metabolomics Society. He is a Contributing Editor for Science's Science of Aging Knowledge Environment. He serves as an ad hoc reviewer for NIH and other granting agencies.

For more information, contact:
Ms. Diane Roche (718) 817-4480; (

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