SCS 2018 Tentative program

Tentative program

 

Start

End

Event

Ideal location

9:00

9:15

Registration

 

9:15

9:30

Opening Remaks

 

9:30

10:30

Keynote 1 (Lucia Peixoto)

 

10:30

10:45

Ice breaking session

 

10:45

11:00

Poster setup and coffee break

 

Coffee breaks near the poster session area. Coffee break will also be used for poster setup

11:00

12:00

Poster session I

 

12:00

12:45

Elsevier sponsored talk/Lunch

Next to SCS2018 room. This is grab and go lunch

12:45

14:15

Oral Presentations session I

 

14:15

14:20

Harvard Med (BIF) [sponsor session]

 

14:30

15:30

Keynote 2 (Debora Marks)

 

15:30

15:45

Coffee break

Coffee breaks near the poster session area. Coffee break will also be used for poster setup

15:45

17:00

Oral Presentation session II

 

17:00

17:55

Poster session II

 

18:15

 

ISMB opening Keynote

 

20:30

 

SCS social

 

Oral talk I

Time  

Title

Author

12:45  - 13:00

Role of background mutation rate and selection in explaining the occurrence of cancer mutations

Anna-Leigh Brown, National Center for Biotechnology Information

13:00 - 13:15

Identification and Characterization of hypoxia-inducible Factor (HIF)-Dependent Alternative Splicing Events in Pancreatic Cancer

Natalie Davidson, ETH Zurich

13:15 - 13:30

Characterizing Methylation Induced Mutations at CpG Sites in Normal and Cancer Genomes

Azhar Khandekar,National Institutes of Health

13:30 - 13:45

Genetic and transcriptional instability alters cancer cell line drug response 

Ben Siranosian, Broad Institute

13:45 - 14:00

Bioinformatic immunogenomic profiling and transcriptomic analysis of melanoma biopsies to study mechanisms of response to treatment

Yamil Damian Mahmoud, Translational Immuno Oncology Laboratory, Instiute of Biology and Experimental Medicine, CONICET

14:00 - 14:45

Genetic Discrimination between LADA and Type 1 Diabetes within the MHC

Rajashree Mishra, University of Pennsylvania

Oral talk II

15:45 - 16:00

Testing for differential transcript usage in model organisms using superTranscripts annotations

Damayanthi Herath, University of Melbourne

16:00 - 16:15

A novel bioinformatic approach to identifying biomarkers of ageing and disease

Matiss Ozols, University of Manchester

16:15 - 16:30

SQUID: transcriptomic structural variation detection from RNA-seq

Cong Ma,Carnegie Mellon University

16:30 - 16:45

Batch Effects Correction for Microbiome Data with Dirichlet-multinomial Regression

Zhenwei Dai/Fangda Song, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

16:45 - 17:00

Mechanistic hierarchical population model predicts latent causes of cell-to-cell variability

Carolin Loos, Institute of Computational Biology - Helmholtz Zentrum München