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Sucheendra K. Palaniappan

Sucheendra K. Palaniappan currently leads the data science and engineering teams at SBX corporation, Tokyo as its Director of Data science and Engineering. He is also an adjunct senior scientist at the Systems Biology Institute, Tokyo. He got his PhD in computer science from the School of computing, National University of Singapore and spent many years as a post doctoral researcher in research labs across Japan and France. His current interests are broadly to understand complex systems, and more recently in natural language processing, machine learning and their application in transforming healthcare and bio-medicine.

OpenTox Virtual Conferecne 2020 Session 2. Text Mining Applications in Toxicology

Over recent years, advancements in text-mining and natural language processing (NLP) have enabled large-scale information extraction, knowledge representation and discovery. It is increasingly recognized that structured knowledge as extracted from unstructured text ( publications, reports, news etc) can be a very useful aid for toxicology related workflows/tasks. This session will be focusing on applications of text mining and natural language processing (NLP) in the feild of toxicology. The goal of this session is to give a birds eye view, with examples, of succesful application of text mining in toxicology. We hope that this session will kindle interest on how the pursuit of knowledge gathering and representation from natural language can help in improving existing toxicology workflows.