2016 Bioinformatics Summit Program

NOTE: All times in Central Daylight Time (CDT)

FRIDAY, APRIL 8

12:00 noon

Registration Opens at Conference Center
Lunch is available for purchase in the Lodge Dining Room

 

WORKSHOP:
UCSC Genome Browser

1:00 pm

Welcome & Introductory Remarks

 

Eric Rouchka
University of Louisville

1:10 – 2:30 pm

PART I: Visualization tool for genomes lecture and demonstration

Robert Kuhn
University of California
– Santa Cruz

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Discussion

 

2:45 – 3:00 pm

BREAK

 

3:00 - 4:30 pm

PART II: Visualization tool for genomes hands-on experience

Robert Kuhn
University of California
– Santa Cruz

4:30 – 5:00 pm

Discussion

 

5:00 pm

Dinner at Lodge Dining Room
Dining Room open 4:00 – 7:30 pm

 

 

Evening Free to Enjoy the Park!

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

Poster Set-up begins at 1:30 PM in the Conference Center

7:00 am

Breakfast at Lodge Dining Room
Dining Room open 7:00 – 9:30 am

 

SESSION I:

8:30 – 9:20 am

“The role of ontologies in clinical and translational informatics”

GQ Zhang
University of Kentucky

9:20 – 9:30 am

Discussion

 

9:30 – 10:20 am

"Using evolutionary history for predicting functional changes in proteins"

Igor Jouline
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

10:20 – 10:30 am

Discussion

 

10:30 – 10:45 am

BREAK

 

SESSION II:

10:45 – 11:35 am

"Building a Catalog of Gene to Medical Phenome: New Ways of Understanding the Biological Mechanisms of Disease "

Nancy Cox 
Vanderbilt University

11:35 – 11:45 am

Discussion

 

11:45 am– 12:30 pm

Short Talks

 

12:30 pm

Lunch at Lodge Dining Room
Dining Room open 11:00 – 2:30 pm

 

12:30 – 4:30 pm

FREETIME – Enjoy the beautiful
State Park for the afternoon

 
 

OPTIONAL Sessions Offered
During Free Time:

 

1:30 pm

Option I:
Lonnie Crosby, Group Leader for Scientific Computing Group of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences at: University of Tennessee – Knoxville Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 “An overview of computational availability at ORNL”

 

3:45 pm

Option II:
Tony Schweitzer, Affymetrix

“Uncovering Biomarkers Deep within the Complex Transcriptome and Considerations on the depth of sequencing required”

 

4:30 – 6:30 pm

Poster Session and Reception
 Conference Center
This is an adult only event where alcoholic beverages will be served. Children under the age of 21 are highly discouraged from attending. Families with children are welcome to dine anytime in the Lodge dining room during the poster session beginning at 4PM.

 

4:30 – 7:30 pm

Dinner at Lodge Dining Room
Dining Room open 4:00 – 7:30 pm

 
 

Evening Social
Graciously Provided by Affymetrix

 
 

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

7:00 am

Breakfast at Lodge Dining Room
Dining Room open 7:00 – 9:30 am

 

SESSION III:

8:30 – 9:20 am

"Epegenetics Roadmap"

Ting Wang
Washington University – St. Louis

9:20 – 9:30 am

Discussion

 

9:30 – 10:20 am

"Modeling clinical trials using observational methods: How Big Data can help us."

Csaba Kovesdy
University of Tennessee - Memphis

10:20 – 10:30 am

Discussion

 

10:30 – 10:45 am

BREAK

 

10:45 – 11:30 am

Short Talks

 

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks/Planning Discussion 2017 UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit