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ISMB/ECCB 2021 - Distinguished Keynote Presentations

Rodrigo A. GutierrezRodrigo A. Gutierrez

FONDAP Center for Genome Regulation
Millennium Institute for Integrative Biology
Universidad Catolica de Chile

Introduced by: Marie-France Sagot, Conference Co-Chair
Time: Sunday, July 25, 16:20 - 17:20 UTC
Presentation Title: Phylogenomics and Systems Biology approaches reveal conserved adaptive processes in Atacama Desert plants

Barbara Engelhardt

ISCB Overton Prize Keynote
Barbara Engelhardt

Associate Professor
Computer Science Department
Princeton University
United States

Introduced by: Rita Casadio, Conference Co-chair
Time: Monday, July 26, 16:20 – 17:20 UTC
Presentation Title: Cells in Space: Methods to investigate local neighborhoods of cells

Eduardo RochaEduardo Rocha

Genomes and Genetics
Institut Pasteur

Introduced by: Jacques Van Helden, Conference Co-chair
Time: Tuesday, July 27, 16:20 – 17:20 UTC
Presentation Title: Cosmos from chaos: how intra-genomic conflicts and horizontal transfer drive genome evolution

Kate JonesKate Jones

Chair of Ecology and Biodiversity
Genetics, Evolution & Environment
University College London
United Kingdom

Introduced by: Thomas Lengauer, ISCB Past-President
Time: Wednesday, July 28,16:20 – 17:20 UTC
Presentation Title: Our Planet, Our Health - Ecosystem approaches to forecasting zoonotic diseases

Ben Raphael

ISCB Innovator Award Keynote
Ben Raphael

Professor, Computer Science
Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton University
United States

Introduced by: Christine Orengo, ISCB President
Time: Thursday, July 29, 16:20 – 17:20 UTC
Presentation Title: Quantifying Tumor Heterogeneity across Time and Space

Peer BorkISCB Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist Award Keynote
Peer Bork

Director (Scientific Activities)
EMBL Heidelberg

Introduced by: Martin Vingron, ISCB Awards Committee Chair
Time: Friday, July 30, 15:20 – 16:20 UTC
Presentation Title: Analyzing microbes in us and on our planet