|Abstract Submission Closes:||03/14/16|
Kellogg Conference Hotel
at Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695
Shuttle Service from Howard University Mudd Building and Downing Hall begins at 7:45 AM in 30-minute intervals.
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Registration Closes: March 25, 2016
Interpreters will be present for the hearing impaired.
|8:00 AM – 8:15 AM||Continental Breakfast|
|8:15 AM – 8:30 AM||Symposium Opening & Welcome|
|8:30 AM – 10:00 AM||SESSION I — Disease Informatics
Moderator: Philip Kurian
Bioinformatic Challenges for DNA-seq and RNA-seq Experiments – Lin-San Wang, PhD
Computational Approaches for Pathogen Detection and Microbiome Characterization – Keith A. Crandall, PhD
Harnessing Multi-System Regulation to Identify Optimal Treatment Courses for Complex Chronic Illnesses – Travis Craddock, PhD
|10:15 AM – 11:45 AM||SESSION II — Molecular Simulation & Design
Moderator: Yayin Fang
Session Speaker – Jerome Baudry, PhD
Investigating the Mechanism of Chiral Recognition by Molecular Micelles with Molecular Dynamics Stimulations – Kevin Morris, PhD
Modelling and Conformational Dynamics of Ebolavirus Copolymerase Protein, VP35 – Christian Parry, PhD
|12:00 PM – 1:30 PM||LUNCHEON Keynote — Role of Biology in Cancer Incidence and Treatment
Moderator: William M. Southerland, PhD
A Biomedical Informatics Framework to Support Genomics Enabled Precision Oncology – John Carpten, PhD
Limited Seating. Register now to reserve your spot.
|1:45 PM – 3:15 PM||SESSION III — Genomics & Big Data
Moderator: Georgia M. Dunston, PhD
Big Data in Bioinformatics: Pitfalls, Potential, and Partnerships – Renata Afi Rawlings-Goss, PhD
Session Speaker – Kevin P. Rosenblatt
Identifying SNPs and Structural Variations by Analyzing Population Sequencing Data – Linyong Mao, PhD
|3:30 PM – 5:30 PM||Poster Presentations & Networking Reception
RCMI Core Facilities Workshop
|5:30 PM – 6:00 PM||Poster Award Presentations & Symposium Closing|