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AdvCompBio 2019 | Nov 28 - 29, 2019 | La Pedrera. Barcelona, Spain | Schedule



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 Thursday, November 28th 2019

08:00 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:25

WELCOME - Chair: Rosa M. Badia

  • Janet Kelso, Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Alison Kennedy, Director, STFC Hartree Centre
  • Núria López-Bigas, ICREA Research Professor and Group leader, Institute for Research in Biomedicine Barcelona
  • Carla Conejo,  Scientific Projects Leader, Area of Knowledge, Education and Research at Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera
  • Àngels Chacón, Minister of Business and Knowledge, Government of Catalonia
9:25 - 10:10

KEYNOTE TALK - Chair: Janet Kelso

Christine Orengo (UCL): "CATH Functional families - insights into impacts of genetic variations" 

10:10 - 11:10

 PLENARY SESSION 1 - Chair: Janet Kelso

  • Compute02: An RPCA (Robust Principal Component Analysis) based approach for protein-protein interaction hot-spot prediction, Divya Sitani
  • BioMed03: Predicting synthetic lethal interactions using conserved patterns in protein interaction networks, Frances Pearl
  • BioSeq01: Characterization of Selenoprotein Gene Expression across Tissues and Individuals, Aida Ripoll-Cladellas
11:10 - 11:40
Coffee break
11:40 - 13:00

PLENARY SESSION 2 - Chair: Alison Kennedy

  • BioSeq06: Go low with ATLAS: a tool for maximizing insight from minimal sequencing depth, Vivian Link
  • BioSeq02: Tools for transforming multiomics data into disease models, Ana Conesa
  • BioSeq05: Genomic based drug repurposing screen for Rett syndrome, Irene Unterman
  • Compute05: DLMF: Deep Logistic Matrix Factorization with multiple information integration for drug-target interaction prediction, Sarra Itidal Abbou
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch + Poster session I
14:00 - 14:45

KEYNOTE TALK - Chair: Alison Kennedy

Marie-Christine Sawley (Intel): "Data centric large scale computing, a powerful scientific instrument for life and science"

14:45 - 16:05

PLENARY SESSION 3 - Chair: Rosa M. Badia

  • BioSeq03: Widespread sexual dimorphism in genetic architecture in UK Biobank, Elena Bernabeu
  • BioSeq04: Fine-mapping UK Biobank traits GWAS using bayesian algorithms and chromatin annotation data, Erola Pairo-Castineira
  • Compute03: Automated extraction of color pattern and anatomical characteristics in dairy cows, Jessica Nye
  • Compute04: The human heart seen by the eyes of a computer scientist, Marta Garcia-Gasulla
16:05 - 16:10

Group picture

16:10 - 17:10

Coffee break + Meeting with Women leaders (prior confirmed registration) + Poster session I

17:10 - 18:50

PLENARY SESSION 4 - Chair: Núria López-Bigas

  • BioMed05: Insight into genetic predisposition to chronic lymphocytic leukemia from integrative epigenomics, Renée Beekman
  • BioMed01: OncodriveCLUSTL: a sequence-based clustering method to identify cancer drivers, Claudia Arnedo-Pac
  • BioMed02: Detecting aberrant integrations of viral DNA that promote major restructuring of cancer genome architecture, Eva G Alvarez
  • Compute01: Discriminating Early- and Late-Stage Cancers Using Multiple Kernel Learning on Gene Sets, Arezou Rahimi
  • BioMed04: Mechanistic approach for optimal model selection in cancer research, Inmaculada Álamo-Álvarez
18:50 - 19:20
Theater performance
  20:30 Networking Conference Dinner (prior registration, 7 Portes Restaurant)

Friday, November 29th 2019

09:00 - 09:45

KEYNOTE TALK - Chair: Núria López-Bigas

Natasa Przulj (BSC, ICREA): "Towards Data-Integrated Medicine"

09:45 - 10:45

PLENARY SESSION 5 - Chair: Mar Albà

  • BioSeq26: Dynamic hyper editing underlines temperature adaptation in Drosophila, Ilana Buchumenski
  • BioSeq29: Benchmarking coevolution methods, Rocío Rama Ballesteros
  • BioMed21: Computational challenges associated to plasmid mediated AMR spread, Alice Ledda
10:45 - 11:15
Coffee Break
11.15 - 12:35

PLENARY SESSION 6 - Chair: Marta Melé

  • BioMed22: Cell-intrinsic core-regulatory circuits driving tumor-related phenotypes with the I3-OncoNet cycle, Julia Puig
  • BioSeq28: Single-cell transcriptomics analysis reveals the dynamics of alternative polyadenylation during cell cycle progression, Mireya Plass
  • Compute15: An atomistic molecular dynamics simulations approach to the study of h-LDHA inhibition, Antonia Vyrkou
  • BioSeq27: Comparative epigenomics determines the enhancer sequence code of pluripotent embryonic stem cells and facilitates the creation of synthetic enhancers, Jennifer Mitchell
12:35 - 14:45
Lunch + Poster session II
14:45 - 15:45
Panel discussion "Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Research" (ACM-WE & RSG-Spain)
15:45 - 16:10

Closing remarks and Best Poster and Oral presentation awards - Chairs: Janet Kelso, Alison Kennedy and Núria Lopez-Bigas

16:10 - 17:00
Guided visit to La Pedrera (prior registration)
16:10 - 17:30
Networking activity (RSG-Spain)


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