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Larisa Soldatova

Professor in Data Science at Goldsmiths, University of London

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Larisa Soldatova is a Professor in Data Science at Goldsmiths, University of London. Larisa is an internationally recognised expert in knowledge representation, laboratory automation and data analytics, and their application to the Life Sciences. She is a co-lead of the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council UK) funded project ACTION on cancer (2018-2023) that aims to develop an AI system to support decision making about treatment of cancer patients. Previously, Larisa was a coordinator of the European project AdaLab that focused on the integration of AI with automated experimental practices. LS is/was involved in a number of international projects on the development of semantic standards, e.g. the Ontology for Biomedical investigations (OBI), the ontology for Data Mining (OntoDM), Laboratory Protocols (EXACT). Her work has been published in the World’s top journals, e.g. Science, Nature Biotechnology, Royal Society Interface, Bioinformatics.