Program schedule

Day 1: Thursday, June 20th

7:45 - 9:00 Onsite registration, check-in, continental breakfast

Conference Session I: Applications of Sequencing in Diagnostics and Health

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Speaker: Jay Shendure, University of Washington, Genome Sciences, Next Generation Human Genetics

10:00 – 10:20 Zhenghui Li, "RNA-seq and miR-seq analysis of Systemic Sclerosis skin across intrinsic gene expression subsets shows differential expression of non-coding RNAs regulating Systemic Sclerosis gene expression"? 

10:20 - 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 – 11:10 Marco Chierici, Integrating Maximum Information Coefficient (MIC) co-occurrence networks in the analysis of NGS metagenomics data

11:10 – 11:30 Roger Bumgarner, Characterization of clinical isolates of Propionibacterium from prosthetic revision surgeries

11:30 – 12:00 Alvis Brazma, Expression Atlas

12:00 -13:30 Lunch

Conference Session II - Applications of Sequencing in cancer diagnostics

13:30 - 14:30 Plenary Speaker: Colin Pritchard, University of Washington, Seattle, Department of Laboratory Medicine

14:30 – 14:50 Kimberly Glass, A Network Model for Controlling and Potentially Reversing Angiogenic Progression in Ovarian Cancer

14:50 – 15:10 Jenny Giannopoulou, Characterizing the prostate cancer methylome

15:10 – 15:30 Ka Yee Yeung, Predicting relapse prior to transplantation in chronic myeloid leukemia by integrating expert knowledge and expression data

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:20 Emilie Lalonde, A Prognostic CNA Signature Sub-Stratifies Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

16:20 – 16:40 Margaret Hoang, Mutational Signature of Aristolochic Acid Exposure as Revealed by Whole Exome Sequencing

16:40-17:00 Volinia Stefano, A prognostic microRNA/mRNA signature from the integrated analysis of high throughput sequencing data in breast cancer

17:00 - 18:00 Free time - Poster set-up

18:00 - 20:30 Trade show and poster session I with wine, beer and heavy hors d' oeuvres


Day 2: Friday, June 21st

Day 1: Thursday, June 20th

7:45 - 9:00 Continental breakfast

Conference Session III: Big Data - managing and computing on large genomic data sets.

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote: Speaker Deepak Singh, Amazon EC2

10:00 - 10:30 Plenary speaker: Nuno Fonseca, European Bioinformatics Institute

10:30 - 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 - 11:10 Margus Lukk, Short read aligning in distributed systems: how fast can we align?

11:10-11:30 Mar Gonzalez-Porta, Transcriptome analysis of human tissues and cell lines reveals one dominant transcript per gene

11:30 - 12:30 Plenary Speaker: Sheila Reynolds, Institute for Systems Biology, Integrative Analysis and Exploration of Large Heterogeneous Cancer Data Sets

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Conference Session IV: Bioinformatics to support clinical diagnostics and care.

13:30 - 14:30 Plenary Speaker: David Craig, Arizona State University and Translational Genomics Research Institute


14:30 – 15:00 Martin Ringwald, The Mouse Gene Expression Database (GXD)

15:00 – 15:30 Ishwar Chandramouliswaran, Empowering Cancer Research through Open Development

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00 Community Discussion of Reproducible Research 

17:00 - 18:00 Free time - Poster set-up

18:00 - 20:30 Trade show and poster session II with wine, beer and heavy hors d' oeuvres

21:30 Trade show tear down


Day 3: Saturday, June 22nd

9:00 Continental breakfast

Hands on workshops in next generation data analysis

9:00 - 12:30 Two concurrent hands-on workshops will take place

W1: NGS data analysis with GenomeSpace and Galaxy
Michael Reich (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard) and Dave Clements (Emory University)

W2: Using the DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase (KBase) to perform analysis and modeling of genomics data
Michael Sneddon (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) and Ric Colasanti (Argonne National Laboratory)

12:30 - 13:30 Conference close

14:00 - 15:00 FGED Board Meeting



FGED 2013 Conference in Seattle


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