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ISMB 2018 - Distinguished Keynote Presentations

Steven Salzberg

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics Director;
Center for Computational Biology McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine;
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, United States

Presentation Title: 25 years of human gene finding: are we there yet?
Introduction By: Tandy Warnow, ISMB 2018 Conference Co-chair
Time: Friday July 6, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Room: Grand Ballroom C-F

ISCB Overton Prize Award Keynote

Cole Trapnell

Assistant Professor, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
United States

Presentation Title: Reconstructing and deforming developmental landscapes
Introduction By: Thomas Lengauer, ISCB President
Time: Saturday July 7, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Room: Grand Ballroom C-F

Martha L. Bulyk

Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine,
Department of Pathology,
Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Boston, United States

Presentation Title: Transcription factors and cis-regulatory elements
Introduction By: Gary Stormo, ISMB 2018 Honorary Chair
Time: Sunday July 8, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Room: Grand Ballroom C-F

ISCB Innovator Award Keynote

M. Madan Babu

Programme Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology,
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Presentation Title: How Does Protein Disorder Enable Phenotypic Diversity?
Introduction By: Christine Oregno, ISMB 2018 Conference Co-chair
Time: Monday July 9, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Room: Grand Ballroom C-F

ISCB Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist Award Keynote

Ruth Nussinov

Senior Principal Investigator, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, United States;
Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Presentation Title: A woman’s computational biology journey
Introduction By: Alfonso Valenica, ISCB Past President
Time: Tuesday July 10, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Grand Ballroom C-F