Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies
Illustration by Post Typography
The MA in Critical Theory and Creative Research at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and the Ford Institute for Visual Education
SHANNON MCWEENEY, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Oregon Health and Science University
“Visual and Statistical Thinking”
PNCA Main Building, room 204
Friday; November 16, 2012
lecture: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
lunch break: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Working at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and biology, Shannon McWeeney develops approaches to solve research bottlenecks and novel ways to visualize and interpret information. She is Head of the Division of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the Oregon Health and Science University, where she also serves as Director of the Knight Cancer Institute of Bioinformatics. In 2010, she was named a Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow by the National Academy of Science. In addition to her scientific work, she is a photographer and serves on the Board of Directors at the Newspace Center for Photography.