May/21 09:30 - May/21 18:00
Jozef Schell seminar room Technologiepark 927 B-9052 Gent
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 09:30 to 18:00
Jozef Schell seminar room
9:30 – 9:40 Welcome by Yves Van de Peer, coordinator BIG N2N.
9:40 – 10:30 Keynote lecture by Eric Rivals (Université Montpellier, Laboratoire Informatique, Robotique, Microélectronique): ‘Correction of long sequencing reads: a novel approach.’ (abstract)
10:30 – 11:00 Invited lecture by Dries De Maeyer (KUL, Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics): ‘Computational reasoning on high throughput omics results using interaction networks.’ (abstract)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:00 Talk by Oren Tzfadia (BIG N2N, Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics group): ‘Research cost-effective computational framework to discover pivotal genomic features linked to adaptation and evolution in newly sequenced plant species.’ (abstract)
12:00 – 12:30 Talk by Kenneth Verheggen (BIG N2N, CompOmics group): ‘Mining (and redefining) the public human proteome.’ (abstract)
12:45 – 13:20 Kick-off Master of Science in Bioinformatics at Ghent University
- 12u45-13u00: speech by vicerector Freddie Mortier
- 13u00-13u15: general presentation of the master by Prof. Kathleen Marchal
- 13u15-13u25: experience talk by young bioinformatician Joan Wong (Bayer CropScience)
- 13u25-13u35: experience talk by young bioinformatician Michaël Vyverman (Multiplicom)
- >13u35: possibility to ask questions
12:30 – 14:00 Walking buffet and poster presentations
14:00 – 14:50 Keynote lecture by Stein Aerts (KUL, Laboratory of Computational Biology): ‘Decoding regulatory landscapes in human and fly cancer’ (abstract)
14:50 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 15:45 Talk by Pierre Rouzé (BIG N2N, Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics group): ‘How a monocot managed to live in the sea? Mining the genome of the seagrass Zostera marina to figure it out’ (abstract)
15:45 – 16:15 Talk by Yvan Saeys (VIB-UGent, Data Mining and Modeling for Biomedicine group): ‘Flow cytometry bioinformatics on the rise: from small cells to big data mining challenges.’ (abstract)
16:15 – 16:30 N2N project manager Katrijn Vannerum on the future of N2N MRP and the Master of Science in Bioinformatics.
16:30 – 16:35 Closure by Yves Van de Peer, coordinator BIG N2N.
16:35 – 18:00 Reception and poster viewing