BIGS 2022

BIPOC Initiative Genomics Symposium | Stamford, CT | April 12-14th, 2022

As part of Sema4’s commitment to education, supporting, and recruiting the best researchers, we invite applications from U.S.-based senior PhD students and junior postdocs for the inaugural BIPOC Initiative Genomics Symposium (BIGS).

BIGS is a multi-day research symposium held at Sema4’s headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. Applications are particularly encouraged from individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) and are interested in a career in clinical genomics.


Application and Attendee Information

Deadline extended to January 31st, 2022


Abstract subject areas

  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Clinical/Medical Genomics
  • Computational Biology
  • Data Science
  • Genetics
  • Oncology
  • Microbiology/immunology
  • Other related fields

BIGS attendees will:

  • Present their research as a poster
  • Receive travel and hotel accommodation
  • Learn more about Sema4’s research
  • Have the opportunity to network with peers and Sema4 scientists


Our Story

Sema4 is a patient-centered health intelligence company dedicated to advancing healthcare through data-driven insights. Sema4 is transforming healthcare by applying artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to multidimensional, longitudinal clinical and genomic data to build dynamic models of human health and defining optimal, individualized health trajectories. Centrellis®, our innovative health intelligence platform, is enabling us to generate a more complete understanding of disease and wellness and to provide science-driven solutions to the most pressing medical needs. We believe that patients should be treated as partners, and that data should be shared for the benefit of all. Learn more.