“Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, and the Future of the Library”

“Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, and the Future of the Library”
Larry Hunter, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Computational methods of information retrieval have revolutionized librarianship. Developments in text mining and natural language processing are likely to bring equally profound change to how scientists and clinicians interact with the biomedical literature!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Reading Room
3rd floor, Health Sciences Library
Lunch provided


Dr. Lawrence Hunter is the Director of the University of Colorado’s Computational Bioscience Program and a Professor of Pharmacology (School of Medicine)  and Computer Science (Boulder). He received a Ph.D. in computer science from Yale University in 1989, and then joined the National Institutes of Health as a
staff scientist, first at the National Library of Medicine and then at the National Cancer Institute, before coming to Colorado in 2000. Dr. Hunter is widely  recognized as one of the founders of bioinformatics; he served as the first President of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB), and
created several of the most important conferences in the field, including ISMB, PSB and VIZBI. Dr. Hunter’s research interests span a wide range of areas,  from cognitive science to rational drug design.


–Kristen Desanto