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May 16 -19, 2016 |COMMITTEES


STEERING COMMITTEE: (strategic planning and decisions)
Bruce Aronow, Childrens Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Sorin Draghici, Wayne State University
Bruno Gaeta University of New South Wales (Ex Officio)
Elodie Ghedin, New York University
Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University 
Jundong Liu, Ohio University
Francisco Melo Ledermann, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (Ex Officio)
Predrag Radivojac, Indiana University
Russell Schwartz, Carnegie Mellon University (Chair)
Lonnie Welch, Ohio University (Chair)

PROGRAM CHAIRS:  (review of papers and abstracts)
Gary Bader, University of Toronto (Chair)
John Parkinson, Hospital for Sick Children (Chair)
Tandy Warnow, University of Illinois (Chair)

Program Committee:  
Alan Boyle, University of Michigan
Alan Moses, University of Toronto
Andreas Pfenning, Carnegie Mellon University
Andrzej Kloczkowski, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Anna Goldenberg, University of Toronto  
Anthony Kusalik, Saskatoon
Avi Ma'ayan, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Avner Schlessinger, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Belinda Chang, University of Toronto
Bill Crosby, Physbio Tech
Brendan McConkey, Waterloo
Brian Fristensky, Manitoba
Brian Golding, McMaster
Brian Ingalls, University of Waterloo
Bruno Gaeta,  University of New South Wales
Chad Myers, University of Minnesota
Chun Liang, University of Miami Ohio
Dabao Zhang, Purdue University
Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University
Dan Brown, University of Waterloo
Dan Knights, University of Minnesota
Daniel Ashlock, Guelph
David McMillen, University of Toronto  
David Wishart, University of Alberta, Canada
Doron Betel, Physbio Tech
Ekta Khurana, Cornell University
Elodie Ghedin, New York University
Feng Yue, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Fiona Brinkman, SFU
Frank Dehne, Carleton
Frank You, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Frederick Pio, SFU
Gabriel Moreno-Hagelsieb, Wilfrid Laurier
Gary Van Domselaar, Public Health Canada
Greg Butler, Concordia
Gregory Gloor, University of Western Ontario
Guenter Tusch, Grand Valley State University
Guillaume Bourque, McGill
Haijun Gong, Saint Louis University
Haixu Tang, Indiana University
Helen Piontkivska, Kent
Holly Goodson, University of Notre Dame
Indika Rajapakse, University of Michigan
Isidore Rigoutsos, Thomas Jefferson University
Jack Chen, SFU
Jacek Majewski, McGill University
Jacques Corbeil, ULaval
Jeff Xia, McGill
Jeffrey S. Jones, Ohio State University
Jeffrey Peng, University of Notre Dame
Jesse Gillis, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Jian Ma, Carnegie Mellon University
Jianlin Cheng, University of Missouri
Julie Mitchell, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Juri Reimand, OICR, University of Toronto
Jyothi Thimmapuram, Purdue University
Kayvan Najarian, University of Michigan
Laxmi Parida, IBM
Li Shen, Indiana University
Luis Rocha, Indiana University
Mads Kaern, University of Ottawa
Martina Stromvik, McGill University
Matthew Hahn, Indiana University
Maureen Sartor, University of Michigan
Meeta Pradhan, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Michael Hoffman, University of Toronto
Michael Sierk , Saint Vincent College
Michelle Brazas, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Mike Raymer, Wright State University
Min Zhang, Purdue University
Morgan Langille, Dalhousie University
Nick Provart, University of Toronto
Olivier Elemento, Cornell University
Patricia Evans, UNB
Paul Boutros, University of Toronto  
Paul Pavlidis, UBC
Paul Stothard, University of Alberta
Philip Kim, University of Toronto  
Quaid Morris, University of Toronto
Qunhua Li, Pennsylvania State University
Rafael Najmanovich, Sherbrooke
Robert Beiko, Dalhousie
Robert Blumenthal, University of Toledo
Ronald Beavis, Manitoba
Ryan Brinkman, BCCRC
Ryan Mills, University of Michigan
Sara Mostafavi, UBC
Sébastien Lemieux, University of Montreal
Shaun Mahoney, Pennsylvania State University
Steve Parker, University of Michigan
Ted Perkins, University of Ottawa
Tim Lezon, University of Pittsburgh
Wei Wu, Carnegie Mellon University
William Hsiao, BCCDC
Xiaowen Liu, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Yang Dai, University of Illinois at Chicago
Yongsheng Bai, Indiana State University
Zhaolei Zhang, University of Toronto 

PUBLICATIONS CHAIRS:  (oversee the publication of papers and abstracts)
Sarath Chandra Janga, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Tijana Milenkovic, University of Notre Dame

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: (tactical planning and decisions)
Lonnie Welch, Ohio University
Russell Schwartz, Carnegie Mellon University
Gary Bader, University of Toronto
John Parkinson, Hospital for Sick Children 
Tandy Warnow, University of Illinois
Francis Ouellette, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Michelle Brazas, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Bill Crosby, University of Windsor
Belinda Humes Hanson, ISCB