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Health and Well-Being

Bioinformatics, synthetic biology, biomedicine, personalized medicine

Innovation in computing continues to yield dramatic productivity benefits to individuals, organizations, and societies, and nowhere is this more evident than in the potential of computing to improve dramatically the health and well-being of millions worldwide. Efforts to accomplish this far-reaching goal take many forms, including assisted cognition, tools for bioinformatics, synthetic biology, biomedicine, the confluence of mobile devices and healthcare, and personalized medicine.



Elad Yom-Tov, Ebola data from the Internet: An opportunity for syndromic surveillance or a news event?, ACM – Association for Computing Machinery, 18 May 2015.

Erin Brady, Meredith Ringel Morris, and Jeffrey P. Bigham, Gauging Receptiveness to Social Microvolunteering, in Proceedings of CHI 2015, ACM – Association for Computing Machinery, April 2015.

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