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IBS Winter School on AI-Boosted Basic Science 2022

December 13, Tuesday, 2022 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM KST

Poster of IBS Winter School on AI-Boosted Basic Science


Basic science research has been a pillar in improving human life quality and finding solutions to various global challenges. In finding solutions to these challenges, artificial intelligence (AI) has been a powerful tool. When applied to basic science research, AI can provide models that help us improve our current understanding of nature and ourselves as human beings. At this event, hosted by the IBS Data Science Group, we invite a set of distinguished speakers performing crucial cross-disciplinary research involving climate, drug discovery, and neuroscience. The invited speakers will discuss how integrating AI and basic science can bring long-term societal benefits.

Time and Place

Date: December 13, 2022 (Tuesday) 10:00 – 15:00

Place: IBS, B109 conference room (Daejeon)

Address: Institute for Basic Science (IBS), 55 Expo-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 34126, South Korea

Online Streaming: Zoom (989 8476 4325)


09:30  Registration & Posters Coffee & Light snack
10:00 Mia Cha (Chief Investigator, IBS)
Chin-Wan Chung (Professor Emeritus, KAIST)
10:10 Homin Kim (Chief Investigator, IBS)
Luiz Felipe Vecchietti (Postdoctoral researcher, IBS) 
Target-conditioned Protein and Antibody Design for Drug Discovery
10:50 C. Justin Lee (Director, IBS Glia)
Dong-Kyum Kim (Postdoctoral researcher, IBS)
Jea Kwon (Postdoctoral researcher, IBS Glia)
Resemblances between Transformer’s Nonlinearity and NMDA Receptor Dynamics
11:30 Axel Timmermann(Director, IBS ICCP)
Karandeep Singh (Postdoctoral researcher, IBS)
Elke Zeller (Ph.D. Candidate, IBS ICCP)
Statistical Downscaling of Climate Data and Biome Classification
12:10  Lunch and Posters
13:10 Virgilio Almeida (Professor Emeritus, UFMG)
C. Justin Lee (Director, IBS Glia)
Mia Cha (Chief Investigator, IBS)
Panel Discussion
14:00 Chiyoung Cha (Professor, Ewha Womans University)
Hyojin Chin (Postdoctoral researcher, IBS)
How Natural Language Processing can Help Healthcare Research
14:30 Hyunjoo Yang (Professor, Sogang University) 
Donghyun Ahn (Ph.D. candidate, KAIST)
Using satellite imagery to scale economic development
If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact us through the email: dscig@ibs.re.kr


December 13, Tuesday, 2022
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM KST
Event Category:


IBS, Daejeon