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ROCKY 2019 | Dec 5 – 7, 2019 | Aspen/Snowmass, CO | HOME - ROCKY 2019

ORAL PRESENTATIONS



OP01
Next Generation Sequencing as a preventive medicine tool. A Mexico-United States collaboration.

Presenting Author: Gilberto de la Garza-Galvan, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

OP02
Enabling the next generation of microbiome science with QIIME 2

Presenting Author: Greg Caporaso, Northern Arizona University

OP03
Evolutionary Action is a unifying framework for assessing missense variant structures within and across phyla

Presenting Author: Nicholas Abel, Baylor College of Medicine

OP04
A toxicogenomics approach to identify liver and kidney injuries

Presenting Author: Patric Schyman, Biotechnology HPC Software Applications Institute (BHSAI)

OP05
Towards Automating Computational Phenotyping: Exploring the Trade-offs of Different Vocabulary Mapping Strategies

Presenting Author: Tiffany Callahan, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus- Computational Bioscience Program

OP06
Open PBTA: Collaborative analysis of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas

Presenting Author: Joshua Shapiro, Childhood Cancer Data Lab (Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation)

OP07
Data Discovery Engine: A web-based toolset for maximizing data discoverability and promoting reusable data-sharing best practices

Presenting Author: Marco Cano, Scripps Research

OP08
Hypergraph Analytics for Computational Virology

Presenting Author: Cliff Joslyn, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

OP09
Containerized pipeline for the identification of compound heterozygous variants in trios

Presenting Author: Dustin Miller, Brigham Young University

OP10
The design of an interactive lung map for studying premalignant lesions in the lung over time

Presenting Author: Carsten Görg, Colorado School of Public Health

OP11
Apollo: an efficient tool to collaboratively refine and attribute genome-wide genomic annotations

Presenting Author: Nathan Dunn, University of California, Berkeley

OP12
An online end-to-end pipeline for virus phylogeography that leverages Natural Language Processing for finding host locations

Presenting Author: Matthew Scotch, Arizona State University

OP13
Evolutionary Action as a Tool for Quantifying Differentiation Across the Primate Family Tree

Presenting Author: Harley Peters, Baylor College of Medicine

OP14
Haplocravat: LD-based calculation built on top of a platform to annotate variants

Presenting Author: Ben Busby, Mountain Genomics/Johns Hopkins University

OP15
Characterizing the Regulatory Framework in an Aggressive Breast Cancer Phenotype: A Bayesian Regression-Based Enhancement

Presenting Author: George Acquaah-Mensah, Massachusetts college of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

OP16
Discovering Subclones in Tumors Sequenced at Standard Depths

Presenting Author: Li Liu, Arizona State University

OP17
Pathogenic Synonymous Variants Are More Likely to Affect Codon Usage Biases than Benign Synonymous Variants

Presenting Author: Justin Miller, Brigham Young University

OP18
Map and model — moving from observation to prediction in toxicogenomics

Presenting Author: Wibke Busch, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

OP19
Combining the Evolutionary Trace Algorithm and Covariation Metrics Yields Improved Structural Predictions

Presenting Author: Daniel Konecki, Baylor College of Medicine

OP20
Toxicological Mechanistic Inference: Generating mechanistic explanations of adverse outcomes

Presenting Author: Ignacio Tripodi, University of Colorado, Boulder

OP21
Giving credit where credit is due: How to make more meaningful connections between people and their roles, work, and impact

Presenting Author: Nicole Vasilevsky, Oregon Health & Science University

OP22
Nearest-neighbor Projected-Distance Regression to detect network interactions and control for confounders and multiple testing

Presenting Author: Trang Le, University of Pennsylvania

OP23
Deep learning enables in silico chemical-effect prediction

Presenting Author: Jana Schor, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

OP24
Correlations and curses of dimensionality: optimizing k in nearest-neighbor feature selection

Presenting Author: Bryan Dawkins, University of Tulsa

OP25
Deep Learning based Multi-view model for deciphering gene regulatory keywords

Presenting Author: Pramod Bharadwaj Chandrashekar, Arizona State University

OP26
Identifying optimal mouse models for human asthma using a novel modeling approach

Presenting Author: Yihsuan Tsai, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

OP27
Bridging the Bioinformatics Knowledge Gap in the Pediatric Cancer Research Community with the Childhood Cancer Data Lab workshops

Presenting Author: Chante Bethell, Childhood Cancer Data Lab (Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation)

OP28
Hetnet connectivity search provides rapid insights into how two biomedical entities are related

Presenting Author: Daniel Himmelstein, University of Pennsylvania

OP29
Landmark and Cancer-Relevant Gene Selection of RNA Sequencing Data for Survival Analysis

Presenting Author: Carly Clayman, Penn State University - Great Valley

OP30
Large-scale phylogenetic analysis reveals different sequence divergence patterns in orthologous and paralogous proteins

Presenting Author: Joseph Ahrens, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

OP31
A pedigree-level examination of Schistosoma japonicum following schistosomiasis reemergence in rural China

Presenting Author: Laura Timm, University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus

OP32
HIGH RESOLUTION PROTEOMICS AND GENOMICS OF CNDP1 REPEAT VARIANTS LINKED TO DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY

Presenting Author: Nicholas Kinney, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

OP33
Computational Analysis of Kinesin Mutations Implicated in Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias

Presenting Author: Shaolei Teng, Howard University

OP34
Enabling structure-based data-driven selection of targets for cancer immunotherapy

Presenting Author: Dinler Antunes, Rice University

OP35
Biotherapeutic Protein Immunogenicity Risk Assessment with TCPro

Presenting Author: Osman Yogurtcu, FDA

OP36
The impact of undesired technical variability on large-scale data compendia

Presenting Author: Alexandra Lee, Genomics and Computational Biology Graduate Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania,

OP37
A new framework for clustering single cell RNA-seq data

Presenting Author: Ziyou Ren, Northwestern University

OP38
How to annotate what we don’t know

Presenting Author: Mayla Boguslav, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

OP39
Filtering, classification, and selection of new knowledge for model assembly and extension

Presenting Author: Natasa Miskov-Zivanov, University of Pittsburgh

OP40
Pathway-based Single-Cell RNA-Seq Classification, Clustering, and Construction of Gene-Gene Interactions Networks Using Random Forests

Presenting Author: Herbert Pang, University of Hong Kong