Program Overview


21 September

STUDENT SYMPOSIUM

15.30 - 16.00 - Registration
16.00 - 16.15 - Opening session. Carles Hernandez-Ferrer (CREAL, Barcelona).
16.15 - 18.00 - Workshop: "How to communicate our Science". Salvador Capella (CRG, Barcelona).
18.00 - 18.20 - Break
Scientific Talks. Chair: Miranda Stobbe (IRB, Barcelona).

18.30 - 18.50 - BIGO: A tool to improve gene enrichment analysis in collections of genes.Aurelio López Fernández (UPO, Sevilla).

18.50 - 19.10 - nAnnolyze: ligand-target predicition by structural network biology. Francisco Martínez (CNAG, Barcelona).

19.10 - 19.30 - Computational prediction of microRNA targets in plant genomes. Manuel Reis (IST/UL, Lisbon, PT).

19.30 – 19.50 -“Bioinformática con Ñ v1.0”: a collaborative project of young Spanish scientists to write a complete book about Bioinformatics. Alvaro Sebastián (AMU, Poznan, PL).

19.50 - 20.00 - Closing words. Salvador Capella (CRG, Barcelona).

20.30 - 22.00 - Social event

22 September

MAIN SYMPOSIUM

09.00 - 10.00 - Registration

10.00 - 10.30 - Coffee

10.40 - 11.00 - Welcome by the JBI2014 Organizing Committee.

11.00 - 12.00 - Keynote: Jeroen Raes (VIB, Leuven, BE)

Metagenomics. Chair: David Torrents (BSC, Barcelona).

12.00 - 12.20 - Metapasta: scalable tool for microbial community proling. Evdokim Kovach (Era7, Granada).

12.20 - 12.40 - Text Mining for Metabolic Reactions in Bacteria: the TeBactEn System. Martin Krallinger (CNIO, Madrid).

12.40 - 13.00 - GET_HOMOLOGUES, a Versatile Software Package for Scalable and Robust Microbial Pangenome Analysis.Bruno Contreras (EEAD-CSIC, Zaragoza)..

13.00 - 15.00 - Lunch & poster viewing


Highlights I. Moderator: Marc Marti-Renom (CRG/CNAG, Barcelona).

15.00 - 15.30. The Functional Topography of the Arabidopsis Genome Is Organized in a Reduced Number of Linear Motifs of Chromatin States. Ugo Bastolla (CBMSO-CSIC, Madrid).

15.30 - 16.00. Do long non-coding RNAs make proteins? Jorge Ruiz (IMIM-UPF, Barcelona).

16.00 - 16.30. Multiple evidence strands suggest that there may be as few as 19 000 human protein-coding genes. Michael Tress (CNIO, Madrid).

16.30 - 17.00 - Coffee break & poster viewing


Evolution & Phylogeny. Chair: Mar Alba Soler (IMIM-UPF, Barcelona).

17.00 - 17.20. Parallels between demographic history and genome evolution in the critically endangered Iberian lynx. Federico Abascal (CNIO, Madrid).

17.20 - 17.40. Comparative genomics of Citrus chloroplast genomes. José Carbonell Caballero (CIPF, Valencia).

17.40 - 18.00. The genomes salad: applying phylogenomics in the green kingdom. Salvador Capella (CRG, Barcelona).

18.00 - 18.20. Genome-wide comparison, and intrastrain variation, in genome-integrated Human Herpesvirus 6. Marco Telford (UEB/UPF, Barcelona)

 

18.20 - 18.40. Species-centered coevolutionary networks as a source of species-specific functional information. David Juan (CNIO, Madrid).



23 September

09.00 - 10.00 - Keynote: Nicholas Luscombe
(UCL/CRUK-London, UK)

10.00 - 10.30 - Coffee break & poster viewing

Highlights II. Moderator: Damien P. Devos (CABD, Sevilla).

10.30 - 11.00 - Accurate characterization of complex structural variation in cancer by using a reference-free approach. David Torrents (BSC, Barcelona).

11.00 - 11.30 - Target Prediction for an Open Access Set of Compounds Active against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Francisco Martínez (CNAG, Barcelona).

11.30 - 12.00 - Emergence of the human DNA Damage Response Network. Ana M. Rojas (IBIS/US/CSIC, Sevilla).

Structure & Function. Chair: Michael Tress (CNIO, Madrid).
12.00 - 12.20 - AnaBlast: searching for ancient coding signals to identify novel genes and fossil regions within genomic sequences. Antonio .J. Pérez-Pulido (UPO, Sevilla).
12.20 - 12.40 - Protein structure features inferred from sequence can change significantly with database growth over time. Immaculada Yruela (EEAD-CSIC, Zaragoza).
12.40 - 13.00 - Scoring docking conformations using structural alignment of protein-protein interfaces. Sergio Mares-Samano (BSC, Barcelona).
13.00 - 13.20 - Computational exploration of the binding mode of the heme-dependent activator YC-1 into the active catalytic site of soluble guanylate cyclase. Luis Agullo (U Vic, Vic).
13.20 - 13.40 - Structural features of the 5-colors Drosophila chromatin types. Davide Bau (CNAG, Barcelona).

14.00 - 15.00 - Lunch & poster viewing

15.00 - 16.00 - Keynote: Mihaela Zavolan (Biozentrum, Basel, CH)

Medical Bioinformatics I. Chair: Fátima Al-Shahrour (CNIO, Madrid)

16.00 - 16.20 - The EGA as a resource for medical and clinical informatics. Jordi Rambla (CRG, Barcelona).

 

16.20 - 16.40 - IntSide: a web server for the chemical and biological examination of drug side effects. Teresa Juan Blanco (IRB, Barcelona).

16.40 - 17.00 - Coffee break & poster viewing

Medical Bioinformatics II. Chair: Fátima Al-Shahrour.

17.00 - 17.20 - The landscape of alternative splicing alterations in human cancer. Eduardo Eyras (UPF, Barcelona).

17.20 - 17.40 - Cancer, drugs and expression signatures. Hector Tejero (CNIO, Madrid).

17.40 - 18.00 - In silico prescription of anticancer drugs to cohorts of 28 tumor types reveals novel targeting opportunities. Carlota Rubio Perez (UPF, Barcelona).

21.00 - Gala dinner


24 September

09.00 - 10.00 - Keynote: Ben Lehner (CRG, Barcelona)

Integrative Biology I. Chair: Tanya Vavouri (IMPPC, Badalona)

10.00 - 10.20 - Inverse Comorbidity between Central Nervous System Disorders and Cancers interpreted by Transcriptomic Meta-analyses. Anais Baudot (I2M, CNRS-AMU, Marseille, FR)

10.20 - 10.40 - Less is more or the more the merrier: Improvements in network-based function prediction by removing nodes and adding QTL information. Gabino Sánchez-Pérez (Wageningen UR, Wageningen, NL).

10.40 - 11.00 - Characterisation of the neural stem cell gene regulatory network identifies Olig2 as a multi-functional regulator of self-renewal. Juan L. Mateo (COS, University of Heidelberg, DE)

11.00 - 11.30 - Coffee break & poster viewing

Integrative Biology II. Chair: Tanya Vavouri (IMPPC, Badalona)

11.30 - 11.50 - Fundamental physical cellular constraints drive self-organization of tissues. Daniel Sánchez (IBIS/US/CSIC, Sevilla).

11.50 - 12.10 - Metabolomics and aging. The effect of mitochondrial prohibitin complex on the C. elegans metabolome. Artur Bastos Lourenço (CABD, Sevilla).

12.10 - 12.30 - Exploring hibernation in mammals through transcriptomics: the case of the hibernating lemur. Jose Luis Villanuevas (IMIM-UPF, Barcelona).

12.30 - 13.00 - Poster viewing & meetings.

13.00 - 14.00 - Lunch, poster viewing & meetings.

Education session. Chair: Pedro Fernandes (IGC, Oeiras, PT).

14.00 - 14.30 -The Unworkshop format. Round of instructions

14.30 - 14.45 - Collectively writing a book in Spanish. Alvaro Sebastian (AMU, Poznan, PL).

14.45 - 15.30 - Discussion

15.30 - 15.45 - The GOBLET training portal: a centralised resource for collection of Bioinformatics training materials. Manuel Corpas (Norwich, UK).

15.45 - 16.30 - Discussion

16.30 - 16.45 - Contributions to make Bioinformatics education and training available to wider audiences. Pedro Fernandes (IGC, Oeiras, PT).

16.45 - 17.30 - Discussion

17.30 - 18.00 - Wrap-up and conclusions.

18.00 - 18.15 - Concluding Remarks, and Farewell.

 

Deadlines
Early Registration Closing
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Abstract Submission Closing
Thursday, July 31, 2014
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