Buffalo State University
Data Science and Analytics Seminar Series Spring 2024
February 13, 2024 – SAMC 151 – 5:55PM to 7:05PM
Dr. Phillip Galbo
Director of Computational Pathology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Data Science meets Diagnostics: Exploring the Computational Pathology Landscape
Overview of the computational pathology department at Roswell Park's mission and role in revolutionizing pathology.
Highlighting ongoing projects in algorithm development, image analysis, and diagnostic prediction.
Illustrating how computational tools are seamlessly integrated into diagnostic routines.
Showcasing collaborative efforts with academic and industry partners for groundbreaking research.
Dr. Galbo holds a Ph.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, specializing in Cancer Bioinformatics. During this academic tenure, his research leveraged next-generation sequencing datasets to uncover and validate novel tumor-microenvironment interactions linked to cancer immune cell evasion, invasion, and plasticity. Before this, Dr. Galbo contributed to research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where he delved into the underlying epigenetic mechanisms associated with metastasis and immunotherapy resistance in prostate cancer. Currently serving as the Director of Computational Pathology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Galbo is dedicated to advancing diagnostic capabilities and liquid biopsy development through algorithmic innovation. data justice. His interdisciplinary work spans environmental health, social science, and critical theory.
February 27, 2024 – SAMC 151 – 5:55PM to 7:05PM
ATTENDANCE REQUIRED for DSA students.
Amy Brombos, EdD
Data Dissemination Specialist
United States Census Bureau
Demystifying federal data
How the Census Bureau documents every aspect of the nation's population, schools, governments, economics, and businesses.
How to access the 50+ Census Data Portals and Hubs.
How to navigate 1.5 million tables of data and create custom reports by geographies, topics, survey, and year.
How to fact check stories told with data.
What types of federal data jobs and internships are available and how to apply.
Dr. Amy Brombos serves as the Data Dissemination Specialist for New York State. Her experience in federal service began in 2018 as the Decennial Census Partnership Coordinator covering NYS. Prior to federal service Dr. Brombos spent over 20 years working in academia as a Teacher, District Data Specialist, Academic Researcher, and Adjunct Professor, teaching courses in Data Use for Continuous School Improvement, Accreditation, and Strategic Planning. Dr. Brombos is a graduate of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and D'Youville University with Master's Degrees in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences and Secondary Science Education, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership in Higher Education.
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