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GLBIO 2019 | May 19-22, 2019 | Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison | Poster Presentations Schedule


Odd numbered posters will be presented on Tuesday, May 21 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM in Varsity II & III
Even numbered posters will be presented on Wednesday, May 22
from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM in Varsity II & III

Posters can be put up any time after 8:30 on the day they are to be presented and will be taken down at the end of each day.

# Title Author(s)
1 MRI Image Synthesis for the Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease using Deep Learning Neeyanth Kopparapu
2 ADAR-mediated RNA editing and neuropsychiatric disorders Noel-Marie Plonski, Caroline Nitirahardjo, Ain Shajihan and Helen Piontkivska
3 Role of ADAR-mediated RNA editing in molecular evolution of arboviruses Heather Milliken Mercer, Noel-Marie Plonski and Helen Piontkivska
4 Amylotrophic lateral sclerosis-like Motor Impairment in Prion Diseases Eden Teferedegn, Cemal Un and Dawit Tesfaye
5 Structural Insight on Bio-remediation of Emerging Pollutants: A Modelling-Based structure-function Study Pravindra Kumar
6 Conformer and pharmacophore based identification of peptidomimetic inhibitors of chikungunya protease. Shailly Tomar
7 Genome-Scale Multilabel Prediction for Tissue-specific Annotation of Long Non-coding RNAs Aljohara Almulhim, Swapna Vidhur Daulatabad, Vachik S. Dave, Felipe Wendt Porto, Mohammad Hasan and Sarath Chandra Janga
8 A method for detecting and correcting under-clustered gene families Akshay Yadav, David Fernández-Baca and Steven Cannon
9 Characterization of clonal evolution in microsatellite unstable metastatic cancers through multi-regional tumor sequencing Russell Bonneville, Lianbo Yu, Julie Reeser, Thuy Dao, Michele Wing, Hui-Zi Chen, Melanie Krook, Jharna Miya, Eric Samorodnitsky, Amy Smith, Nicholas Nowacki and Sameek Roychowdhury
10 Modulation of the Human Gut Microbiome by Curcumin Vraj Patel and Michael Burns
11 An Improved Species-level Taxonomic Classification Method for Marker Gene Sequences Xiang Gao, Huaiying Lin, Kashi Revanna and Qunfeng Dong
12 Analysis of popular computational codon usage models and their association with ribosome footprinting-implied translationally slow sequence positions Gabriel Wright, Anabel Rodriguez, Jun Li, Patricia Clark, Tijana Milenković and Scott Emrich
13 MitoMut: an efficient approach to detecting mitochondrial DNA deletions from paired-end next-generation sequencing data C. Shane Elder and Catherine Welsh
14 Fama: a computational tool for comparative analysis of shotgun metagenomic data Alexey Kazakov and Pavel Novichkov
15 Assessing applicability of web-based algorithms for next generation sequencing coupled high-throughput biomolecule screening research Momoko Tajiri
16 Constructing a mitochondrial sequence profiling tool (mitoKmer) for identification of eukaryotic species in shotgun metagenomic samples. Mark Mammel, Padmini Ramachandran, Monica Pava-Ripoll, Andrea Ottesen, Susan Leonard and Jayanthi Gangiredla
17 Functional prediction of hypothetical proteins in shrimp white spot syndrome virus Padmanabhan Mahadevan and Paige Harris
18 Khalique Newaz, Gabriel Wright, Jacob Piland, Jun Li, Patricia Clark, Scott Emrich, and Tijana Milenkovic Network analysis of synonymous codon usage
19 Operons as a Tractable Model for Evolutionary Complexity Huy Nguyen and Iddo Friedberg
20 Quantitative Phenotype Portal for Animal Model Selection Matthew Hoffman, Jennifer R. Smith, Shur-Jen Wang, Stan Laulederkind, Monika Tutaj, Marek Tutaj, G. Thomas Hayman, Jyothi Thota, Elizabeth Bolton, Jeffrey L. de Pons, Harika Nalabolu, Melinda Dwinell and Mary Shimoyama
21 Epitomy – A comprehensive database and transcriptomics browser for exploring human and mouse epitranscriptomes across cell types Patrick Stevens, Sasank Vemuri, Huzaifa Hassan and Sarath Janga
22 The genetic architecture of expression and splicing in African ancestry populations Ryan Schubert, Paul Okoro, Amy Luke, Lara Dugas and Heather Wheeler
23 Identification of Gram-Positive Bacteria Commonly Found in Dietary Supplements Using a Novel kmer Database Jayanthi Gangiredla, Mark Mammel, Tammy Barnaba and Carmen Tartera
24 Zero-Inflated Random Forests for Single Cell RNA-Seq Modeling Daniel Conn, Kirby Johnson, Emery Bresnick and Sunduz Keles
25 Identify transgenic alleles and locations in plants using a Nanopore sequencing technology Chi Zhang
26 Research Autopsy Demonstrates Branching Evolution of Resistance Mechanisms in Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Anoosha Paruchuri, Hui-Zi Chen, Russell Bonneville, Julie Reeser, Michele Wing, Melanie Krook, Eric Samorodnitsky, Jharna Miya, Thuy Dao, Amy Smith, Aharon Freud, Patricia Allenby and Sameek Roychowdhury
27 Pathway-Regularized Matrix Factorization Aaron Baker and Anthony Gitter
28 Bioinformatics Analysis of Metabolomics Data Unveiled Critical Metabolomics Signature in Breast Cancer Fadhl Alakwaa and Lana Garmire
29 Transcriptional biomarkers of survival in osteosarcoma correlate to distinct DNA methylation networks. Lauren Mills, Logan Spector, Subree Subramanian and Jaime Modiano
30 CIRCULAR PEARSON CORRELATION USING COSINE SERIES EXPANSION Shih-Gu Huang, Andrey Gritsenko, Martin Lindquist and Moo Chung
31 Regulatory network-based comparative analysis of single-cell RNA-seq datasets Viswesh Periyasamy, Katherine Mueller, Divya Sinha, Sunnie Grace McCalla, Benjamin Steyer, Pawan Shahi, Rasa Valiauga, Kimberly Edwards, Cole Bacig, Stephanie Steltzer, Sandhya Srinivasan, Amr Abdeen, Evan Cory, Alireza Fotuhi Siahpirani, Bikash Pattnaik, Krishanu Saha, David Gamm and Sushmita Roy
32 Integrative Analysis for Leveraging Islet Chromatin Accessibility of Founder Diversity Outbred (DO) Mice To Interpret Diabetic GWAS SNPs Chenyang Dong, Mark Keller, Shane Simonett, Gary Churchill, Alan Attie and Sunduz Keles
33 Comparative Analysis of Alternative Splicing Profiles In T-Helper Cell Subsets Deepak Kumar Lakshmipathi, Mir Quoseena, Benjamin Ulrich, Mark Kaplan and Sarath Janga
34 Identification of informative features in computational prediction of high-resolution Hi-C interaction matrices Shilu Zhang, Deborah Chasman, Sara Knaack and Sushmita Roy
35 Direct RNA-sequencing of human cell lines for transcriptome-wide mapping and annotation of 3’ tails at single molecule resolution Quoseena Mir, Aniruddhan Govindaraman, Mansi Srivastava, Raja Shekar Varma Kadamuri, Rajneesh Srivastava and Sarath Janga
36 Multi-cancer Data-driven Prediction of Synthetic Lethality and Response to Cancer Treatment Shaoli Das, Xiang Deng, Kristin Valdez, Kevin Camphausen and Uma Shankavaram
37 MINDFUL: A ​M​ethod to ​I​dentify ​N​ovel and ​D​iverse Signals with ​F​ast, U​nsupervised L​earning Mallika Parulekar and Leelavati Narlikar
38 A Reward System Polygenic Risk Score for Predicting Obesity and Substance Use Disorders Kristen Stevens, Daniel Marks, Joyanna Hansen and Shannon McWeeney
39 Signatures and predictions of specialized metabolism genes in Solanum lycopersicum Bethany Moore, Peipei Wang, Pengxiang Fan, Bryan Leong, Craig Schenck, Aaron Lee, Robert Last, Cornelius Barry, Shin-Han Shiu and Yann-Ru Lou
40 The effect of the choice of network inference method on the structure and function of the resulting gene co-expression network Qi Li, Katrina Button-Simons, Michael Ferdig and Tijana Milenković
41 A cell adhesion gene interaction network characterizes lupus patients in glomerular RNAseq Felix Eichinger, Narayanan B. Perumal, Rajasree Menon, Edgar Otto, Matthias Kretzler and Celine C. Berthier
42 Imputing the Expression of Unmeasured Genes In Transcriptomes Across Studies, Platforms, and Technologies

Jake Canfield

43 Co-expression network analysis of RNA-Seq data reveals highly correlated genes responsible for host-pathogen interactions Surabhi Naik
44 Classifying T cell activity with convolutional neural networks Zijie Wang, Alex J Walsh, Melissa C Skala and Anthony Gitter
46 IDENTIFYING BIOMARKERS IN SJOGREN’S SYNDROME Sadik Khuder, Nezam Altorok and Oluwatobi Lasisi
47 Identification of Vaccine Efficacy Associated Microbial Features using Compositional Analysis of Gut Microbiomes Hayden Brochu, Elise Smith, Fang Yang, Michelle Carlson, Lynn Law, Scott Hansen, Louis Picker, Michael Gale Jr. and Xinxia Peng
48 Inferring Complex Phylogenetic Networks More Efficiently and Accurately Cora Allen-Coleman and Cécile Ané
49 Generation and Analysis of a Schizophrenia Proteomic Signature Using GLSig James Reigle, Guillaume Labilloy, Robert McCullomsmith, Jaroslaw Meller and Adam Funk
50 Kaleidoscope: A New Bioinformatics Pipeline Application for in Silico Hypothesis Testing of Gene Expression Changes in Severe Mental Illness Khaled Alganem, Scott Miruzzi, Jarek Meller and Robert McCullumsmith
51 MicroRNA- lncRNA target analysis on the multiple sclerosis susceptible genotype and co-expression lncRNA networks constructing. Samira Rahimi Rad and Shima Rahimirad
52 A combination of DNA sequence and epigenetic modifications accurately predicts genome-wide Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor binding sites Wenjie Qi and Sudin Bhattacharya
53 Evolution of nucleotide composition of the Mid-Range Inhomogeneous(MRI) sequences in the human genome Rajan Paudel and Alexei Fedorov
54 Inter-Assembly Remapping Pipeline for Transposable Elements Ethan Holleman, Jasen Jackson, Henry Wittich, Zain Anwar and Howard Laten
55 FM-HighLD: A method for Single and Multi-Trait Fine-Mapping for Variants in High LD with Integrated Functional Annotation Rene Welch and Sunduz Keles
56 Identification of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins in Adenoviruses Rachel Cacace and Padmanabhan Mahadevan
57 Evolution of Genomic Domain Content in Metazoa Yuting Xiao, Maureen Stolzer and Dannie Durand
58 Inferring competing endogenous RNA (ceRNA) interactions in cancer Ziynet Nesibe Kesimoglu and Serdar Bozdag
59 Optimizing Gene Predictors in Diverse Population Jennifer Takamura, Elyse Geoffroy and Heather Wheeler
60 A mechanistic modeling approach for interpreting transcriptome dynamics during the immune response in the model plant Arabidopsis Xiaotong Liu, Chad Myers and Fumiaki Katagiri
61 OntoMate: a text-mining tool aiding curation at the Rat Genome Database Jyothi Thota, Marek Tutaj, Jeff de Pons, Jennifer R. Smith, Shur-Jen Wang, Monika Tutaj, Elizabeth Bolton, Matthew Hoffman, Stan Laulederkind, G. Thomas Hayman and Mary Shimoyama
62 SwiftOrtho: a Fast, Memory-Efficient, Multiple Genome Orthology Classifier Xiao Hu and Iddo Friedberg
63 Learning Drug Function from Chemical Structure Jesse Meyer, Shengchao Liu, Ian Miller, Anthony Gitter and Joshua Coon
64 Expansion of the Rat Genome Database Pathway Ontology (PW) – mapping Reactome terms to PW as synonyms and new terms G. Thomas Hayman, Jennifer R. Smith, Monika Tutaj, Lucy Lu Wang, John H. Gennari and Mary Shimoyama
65 CAZyme Gene Cluster (CGCs) predictions in bacteria reveal physically linked carbohydrate utilization genes that use different transporter systems across bacterial phyla Catherine Ausland and Yanbin Yin
66 InterViewer, a Cytoscape-based viewer for displaying interactions between selected sets of proteins Marek Tutaj, Jyothi Thota, Jeff de Pons, Jennifer R. Smith, Stan Laulederkind, G. Thomas Hayman, Victoria Petri, Shur-Jen Wang and Mary Shimoyama
67 Orphan Genes Shared by Pathogenic Genomes Are More Associated with Bacterial Pathogenicity Yanbin Yin and Sarah Entwistle
68 Identifying self-renewing subpopulation of human Leukemia stem cells using single-cell RNA-seq analysis Yoonkyu Lee, Klara Noble-Orcutt, Chad Myers and Zohar Sachs
69 Identifying Temporal High Throughput Gene Expression Data Sets for Comparative Transcriptome Analysis Shawn Oliai and Guenter Tusch
70 Long Intergenic Non-coding RNA Profiles of Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma: A Novel Prognostic Biomarker Suman Ghosal, Shaoli Das, Ying Pang, Melissa Gonzales, Thanh-Truc Huynh, David Taieb, Joakim Crona, Uma Shankavaram and Karel Pacak
71 Evolution of Recombination: RecBCD and AddAB in bacteria Deepti Gurung and Robert Blumenthal
72 Genome Scale Metabolic Network Reconstruction of Thermotoga sp. Strain RQ7. Jyotshana Gautam, Ashok Maharjan and Zhaohui Xu
73 Antibiotic resistance prediction models for Gram-negative pathogens from whole genome sequencing data Pj Van Camp, David Haslam and Alexey Porollo
74 DoubletDecon: A Computational Approach for the Removal of Single-Cell RNA-Seq Doublets Erica DePasquale, Daniel Schnell, Pieter-Jan Van Camp, H. Leighton Grimes and Nathan Salomonis
75 Characterizing RV144 vaccine priming in HIV breakthrough infections through machine learning applications Thembi Mdluli, Dominic Paquin-Proulx, Bonnie Slike, Gina Donofrio, Sandhia Vasan, Rob O’connell, Supachai Rerks-Ngarm, Margaret Ackerman, Robert Gramzinski, Jerome Kim, Nelson L. Michael, Merlin L. Robb, Michael Eller, Shelly Krebs and Morgane Rolland
76 Functional analysis of oral biofilm during periodontitis progression using microbial metatranscriptome approach Melline Noronha, Renato Casarin, Thiago Rangel, Mabelle Monteiro and Marcio Casati
77 Modeling degrees of genetic redundancy among duplicate genes with machine learning Siobhan Cusack, Fanrui Meng, Peipei Wang, Bethany Moore, Melissa Lehti-Shiu and Shin-Han Shiu
78 Machine learning can characterize biogeography on a global scale using port microbiomes Ryan Ghannam, Laura Schaerer, Timothy Butler and Stephen Techtmann
79 An automated pipeline to track genomic variation over time in a bacteriophage infecting Vibrio cholerae Angus Angermeyer and Kimberley Seed
 81 Assessing Selective Pressure in Fasciola hepatica Olukayode Daramola, Jane Hodgkinson and Steve Paterson 
 82 Potential genetic biomarkers for dilated cardiomyopathy  Ammar Eljack and Sadik Khuder
 83 Comparison of three libraries for 10x Genomics single cell immune TCR repertoire profiling Yuan Qi, Jin Seon Im and Xiaoping Su 
 84 Investigating the altered transcriptional and epigenetic programs of TAZ-CAMTA1 and YAP-TFE3 gene fusions driving sarcoma tumorigenesis and metastasis Michael Chimenti, Nicole Merritt, Keith Garcia, Dushyandi Rajendran, Zhen-Yuan Lin, Xiaomeng Zhang, Katrina Mitchell, Colleen Fullenkamp, Anne-Claude Gingras, Kieran Harvey and Munir Tanas 
 85 Broadening the Impact of Bioinformatics in Research and Education  Jessica Holmes, Jenny Drnevich, Lois Hoyer and Christopher Fields
 86 Hierarchical cell type classification using mass, heterogeneous RNA-seq data from human primary cells Matthew Bernstein and Colin Dewey 
 87 A cell-based probabilistic approach unveils the concerted action of miRNAs Shelly Mahlab-Aviv, Nathan Linial and Michal Linial 
 88 Network-based integration of transcriptomic, proteomic, phospho-proteomic and acetylome datasets in M. truncatula Junha Shin, Harald Marx, Catie Minogue, Alireza Fotuhi Siahpirani, Deborah Chasman, Jean-Michel Ané, Joshua Coon, Michael Sussman and Sushmita Roy 
 89 A predictive classifier to distinguish nuclear receptor binding sites involved in hepatic Cytochrome P450 gene regulation Omar Kana and Sudin Bhattacharya 
 90 Deciphering the regulatory network controlling nitrogen fixation in plants Sara Knaack, Daniel Conde, Lucas Gontijo Silva Maia, Thomas Irving, Kelly Balmant, Matthew Crook, Christopher Dervinis, Ryan Folk, Heather Kates, Wendell Pereira, Robert Guralnick, Douglas Soltis, Pamela Soltis, Jean-Michel Ane, Matias Kirst and Sushmita Roy 
 91 miRDriver: A Tool to Infer Copy Number Derived Gene miRNA Networks in Cancer Banabithi Bose and Serdar Bozdag 
 92 Stage-specific marker discovery in human induced pluripotent stem cell derived cardiomyocytes with single cell RNA sequencing.  Xing Li, Sherri Biendarra and Timothy Nelson

PhyloPen: An Interactive Browsing and Editing Tool for Phylogenetic Trees

 Anthony Wehrer, Curtis Lisle and Charles Hughes

Genomic Features Distinguishing a Defensive Ant Mutualist and Free-living Related Bacteria

Jennifer Bratburd and Cameron Currie

Isometric scaling of virus growth kinetics across the domains of life

Herry Jin and John Yin

Complete Genome Sequence of a USA100 MRSA Strain: Lessons Learned Using Both Illumina and Nanopore Data for de novo Assembly

George Chlipala, Zhengdeng Lei, Pinal Kanabar, Kevin Kunstman, Koh Okamoto, Kyle J. Popovich, Stefan Green and Mark Maienschein-Cline

Rice Genes Prioritization for Cold Tolerance Using Random Walk with Restart on Multiplex Heterogeneous Network

Cagatay Dursun, Naoki Shimoyama, Mary Shimoyama, Michael Schlappi and Serdar Bozdag

Creating and characterizing vocal fold microbiota in gnotobiotic mice

Ran An

An integrative computational modeling approach to identify repurposable metabolic drug targets in CD4+ T cells

Bhanwar Lal Puniya, Bailee Lichter, Robert Moore, Sydney Townsend, Alex Ciurej, Ab Rauf Shah, Matteo Barberis and Tomas Helikar

Gene Prediction and Genome Functional Annotation of the Almond ‘Nonpareil’ genome

Wilberforce Zachary Ouma, Tea Meulia, Thomas Gradziel and Jonathan Fresnedo Ramirez

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