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Poster Session List


P01
Evolutionary Action is a unifying framework for assessing missense variant structures within and across phyla

Presenting Author: Nicholas Abel, Baylor College of Medicine

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P02
Discovering Subclones in Tumors Sequenced at Standard Depths

Presenting Author: Navid Ahmadinejad, Arizona State University

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P03
Meta-analysis and Machine Learning Classification for Dilated Cardiomyopathy Using Cardiac Transcriptomics Data

Presenting Author: Ahmad Alimadadi, Program in Bioinformatics and Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences

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P04
A web application for annotating tabular data with terms from biomedical ontologies

Presenting Author: Elizabeth Anderson, Brigham Young University

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P05
Enabling structure-based data-driven selection of targets for cancer immunotherapy

Presenting Author: Dinler Antunes, Rice University

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P06
Modeling of G protein-coupled receptor structures : Improving the prediction of loop conformations and the usability of models for structure-based drug design

Presenting Author: Bhumika Arora, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India; Monash University, Australia; IITB-Monash Research Academy

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P07
Application of Machine Learning Techniques to Feature Extraction and Classification for Sickle Cell Disease Diagnostic and Management

Presenting Author: Oluwafisayo Ayoade, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

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P08
Pathway-Regularized Matrix Factorization

Presenting Author: Aaron Baker, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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P09
“The Use of Machine Learning for Modeling a Clinical Decision Support for Predicting Postpartum Depression”

Presenting Author: Houda Benlhabib, University of Washington, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education

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P10
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)

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P11
Map and model — moving from observation to prediction in toxicogenomics

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

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P12
Abstract Withdrawn


P13
A Machine Learning tool can assign function to phage proteins

Presenting Author: Vito Cantu, San Diego State University

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P14
Identification of a lead compound for selective inhibition of Nav1.7 to treat chronic pain

Presenting Author: Sharat Chandra, Duke University

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P15
Deep Learning based Multi-view model for deciphering gene regulatory keywords

Presenting Author: Pramod Bharadwaj Chandrashekar, Arizona State University

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P16
Landmark and Cancer-Relevant Gene Selection of RNA Sequencing Data for Survival Analysis

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

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P17
Polygenic Risk Score Knowledge Base: A Web-based Application for Calculating Polygenic Risk Scores

Presenting Author: Matthew Cloward, Brigham Young University

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P18
A comprehensive analysis of orthologous genes across all domains

Presenting Author: Lauren Cutler, Brigham Young University

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P19
Using Mendelian Randomization to Assess Disease Causality

Presenting Author: Louisa Dayton, Brigham Young University

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P20
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

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P21
A Novel One-Class classification Approach to Accurately Predict Disease-Gene Association

Presenting Author: Abdollah Dehzangi, Morgan State University

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P22
Pipelines, Workflows and Virtualization to Build Institutional Informatics Capacity

Presenting Author: Aaron Dickey, Unites States Department of Agriculture

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P23
Transcriptional changes observed in a mouse contained infection model of TB identify human LTB+ individuals at low risk of progression to active disease.

Presenting Author: Fergal Duffy, Seattle Children's Research Institute

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P24
Apollo: an efficient tool to collaboratively refine and attribute genome-wide genomic annotations

Presenting Author: Nathan Dunn, University of California, Berkeley

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P25
Global phylogeography and ancient evolution of the widespread human gut virus crAssphage

Presenting Author: Robert Edwards, San Diego State University

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P26
Urine pellet heterogeneity requires meticulous balancing of RNAseq libraries

Presenting Author: Felix Eichinger, University of Michigan

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P27
Using Mutual Information to Validate Functional Interactions Between Clusterin and Amyloid Precursor Protein

Presenting Author: Austin Gale, Brigham Young University

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P28
Computational Discovery of Novel Phages in the Human Gut Metagenome

Presenting Author: Melissa Giluso, San Diego State University

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P29
Benchmarking Viral Identification Tools in Complex Simulated Metagenomes

Presenting Author: Cody Glickman, University of Colorado Anschutz

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P30
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

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P31
Abstract Withdrawn


P32
Hetnet connectivity search provides rapid insights into how two biomedical entities are related

Presenting Author: Daniel Himmelstein, University of Pennsylvania

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P33
CUBAP: An Interactive Web Portal for Analyzing Codon Usage Bias Across Populations

Presenting Author: Matthew Hodgman, Brigham Young University

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P34
Food Preservatives Induce Proteobacteria Dysbiosis in Human-Microbiota Associated Nod2-deficient Mice

Presenting Author: Tomas Hrncir, The Czech Academy of Sciences

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P35
Predicting Clinical Dementia Rating Using Blood RNA Levels

Presenting Author: Erik Huckvale, Brigham Young University

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P36
Polly Discover: Integration of public omics data and metadata using machine learning to enable asset discovery

Presenting Author: Abhishek Jha, Elucidata

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P37
Hypergraph Analytics for Computational Virology

Presenting Author: Cliff Joslyn, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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P38
Analyzing the Signature of GPCR conformational Changes

Presenting Author: rafeed khleif, California State University Northridge

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P39
HIGH RESOLUTION PROTEOMICS AND GENOMICS OF CNDP1 REPEAT VARIANTS LINKED TO DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY

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

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P40
Abstract Withdrawn


P41
VCFDataPy: A Software tool to analyze human genome variation data to discover chromosomal abnormalities in Autism and other genetic brain disorders.

Presenting Author: Siddharth Krishnakumar, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

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P42
Expanding polygenic risk scores to include automatic genotype encodings and gene-gene interactions

Presenting Author: Trang Le, University of Pennsylvania

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P43
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,

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P44
Mutational signatures as determinants of cell line sensitivity to antitumor drugs

Presenting Author: Jurica Levatic, Institute for Research in Biomedicine

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P45
PyFBA: from Genomics to Metabolomics

Presenting Author: Shane Levi, San Diego State University

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P46
METAGENOTE: NCBI Sequence Read Archive Submissions on Rails

Presenting Author: David Liou, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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P47
Effective Targeted Drug Prediction for Cancer Based on Genetic Mutations

Presenting Author: Darsh Mandera, Jesuit High School

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P48
Identifying Protein-Metabolite Networks associated with COPD Phenotypes

Presenting Author: Emily Mastej, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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P49
Identification of cell signaling pathways based on biochemical reaction kinetics repositories

Presenting Author: Gustavo Matos, University of Sao Paulo

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P50
Using Ramp Sequences to Identify Causes of Disease Association

Presenting Author: Lauren McKinnon, Brigham Young University

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P51
Abstract Withdrawn


P52
Codon Usage Biases Have Significant Implications in Population Stratification

Presenting Author: Taylor Meurs, Brigham Young University

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P53
Containerized pipeline for the identification of compound heterozygous variants in trios

Presenting Author: Dustin Miller, Brigham Young University

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P54
Pathogenic Synonymous Variants Are More Likely to Affect Codon Usage Biases than Benign Synonymous Variants

Presenting Author: Justin Miller, Brigham Young University

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P55
Filtering, classification, and selection of new knowledge for model assembly and extension

Presenting Author: Natasa Miskov-Zivanov, University of Pittsburgh

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P56
HiC-Pipeline: a Kepler and Spark-based scalable workflow for normalized contact map creation

Presenting Author: Sanjay Nagaraj, Baylor College of Medicine

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P57
Gene co-expression network analysis reveals the rewiring of human immune response during candida infection

Presenting Author: Surabhi Naik, University of Memphis

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P58
Robust discovery of causal gene networks via measurement error estimation and correction

Presenting Author: Manikandan Narayanan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

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P59
Reusing label functions to extract multiple types of relationships from biomedical abstracts at scale

Presenting Author: David Nicholson, University of Pennsylvania

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P60
Model selection for clinical metabolomics: comparing the power of different optimization approaches for coronary artery disease diagnosis prediction.

Presenting Author: Alena Orlenko, University of Pennsylvania

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P61
The Utility of Polygenic Risk Scores in High-risk Pedigrees

Presenting Author: Madeline Page, Brigham Young University

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P62
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

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P63
Medication Profiling through Tensor Factorization: A case study on commercial pharmacy claims

Presenting Author: Yubin Park, WithMe Health, Inc.

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P64
Evolutionary Action as a Tool for Quantifying Differentiation Across the Primate Family Tree

Presenting Author: Harley Peters, Baylor College of Medicine

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P65
Assessing long-read correction and polishing strategies for genome assembly

Presenting Author: Brandon Pickett, Brigham Young University

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P66
Molecular modeling study of anti-tumour molecules from Veratrum Dahuricum with ErbB receptor EGFR tyrosine kinase domain in high-grade glioma

Presenting Author: Rabeah Rawashdeh, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

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P67
Different Metabolic RNA Levels Exist in Alzheimer’s Disease Brains

Presenting Author: Karl Ringger, Brigham Young University

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P68
EFFECT OF AN AXIALLY ORIENTED ELECTRIC DIPOLE MOMENT ON THE AMYLOID-ß(25-35) AGGREGATION AND CYTOTOXICITY

Presenting Author: Eduardo Romero, university of central florida

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P69
Deep learning enables in silico chemical-effect prediction

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

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P70
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

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P71
Open PBTA: Collaborative analysis of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas

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

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P72
Technical Bias Correction of Sequencing Libraries Using Wavelet Transform Analysis and Clustering

Presenting Author: Rutendo Sigauke, Univeristy of Colorado

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P73
geneHarmony: An Interactive Web Application that Automates the Manual Process of Bacteriophage Genome Annotation

Presenting Author: Erica Suh, Brigham Young University

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P74
Natural Language Processing (NLP) in FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) to Improve Extraction of Rare, Severe Adverse Drug Event-Product Pairs from Unstructured Data: Stevens - Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (SJS/TEN) as an E

Presenting Author: Katherine Sullivan, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

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P75
MetaPro: A scalable and reproducible data processing and analysis pipeline for metatranscriptomic investigation of microbial communities

Presenting Author: Billy Taj, Hospital for Sick Children

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P76
A review on multiple sequence alignment algorithms

Presenting Author: Alice Tan, White Oaks Secondary School

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P77
Computational Analysis of Kinesin Mutations Implicated in Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias

Presenting Author: Shaolei Teng, Howard University

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P78
A pan-cancer 3-gene signature to predict dormancy

Presenting Author: Ivy Tran, Rutgers University - Camden

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P79
Identifying optimal mouse models for human asthma using a novel modeling approach

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

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P80
Mitochondrial DNA Deletions and Copy Number in Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) Data: Analyses of Aging and Parkinson’s Disease using Brain and Blood

Presenting Author: David Tyrpak, University of Southern California

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P81
Cellular life from the three domains and viruses are transcriptionally active in a high-salt desert community

Presenting Author: Gherman Uritskiy, Johns Hopkins

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P82
Mondo Disease Ontology: harmonizing disease concepts around the world

Presenting Author: Nicole Vasilevsky, Oregon Health & Science University

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P83
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

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P84
Leveraging Familial-based Relationships for Rare Variant Discovery

Presenting Author: Liz Ward, Brigham Young University

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P85
Identifying Functional Relationships Using Protein Coevolution

Presenting Author: Katrisa Ward, Brigham Young University

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P86
Survival Analysis of Glioblastoma Patients Through Tumor Tissue Deconvolution

Presenting Author: Yujie Wei, Wellesley College

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P87
Optimizing storage and querying of massive biological datasets of a tabular nature

Presenting Author: James Wengler, Brigham Young University

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P88
Biotherapeutic Protein Immunogenicity Risk Assessment with TCPro

Presenting Author: Osman Yogurtcu, FDA

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P89
Gene-level co-expression network at the transcript-level resolution

Presenting Author: Pan Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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P90
Structuring and crawling distributed biomedical metadata using schema.org standard

Presenting Author: Xinghua Zhou, The Scripps Research Institute

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