Third Consortium Meeting


Dates: 15th – 16th September 2016
Venue: Technical University of Munich
TUM main building on Arcisstrasse 21, Munich
Room 0504.02.408, 2nd floor

Please use the building entrance no. IX starting from the Luisenstraße. As a reference, there is a supermarket on the opposite side of the street. The entrance IX is the first one after the redecorated part of the building. The meeting room belongs to Lehrstuhl für Ingenieurgeologie, led by Prof. Dr. K. Thuro.

Thursday, September 15th 2016


08:15 Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome. Wolfgang Huber and Julien Gagneur

Session I, Scientific Work Packages


(25’ presentation + 10’ discussion)

09:10 – 09:45 Genetic diagnosis of Mendelian disorders via exome and RNA sequencing. Holger Prokisch (TUM-MED)
09:45 – 10:20 Genetic diagnosis of Mendelian disorders via RNA sequencing (part II). Christian Mertes (TUM)
10:20 – 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 – 11:25 Methods for liquid biopsies. Meltem Gurel (UCAM)
11:25 – 12:00 Developing a multi-omics in vitro toolbox for melanoma.
Sandra Freiberger (UHZ)
12:00 – 13:30 Group photo and lunch at Das Tresznjewski, Theresienstrasse 72, Munich

Session II


13:30 – 14:05 Genomic variant annotation workflow for clinical applications.
Thomas Thurnherr (ETH)
14:05 – 14:25 DegreeCox: a network-based regularisation method for survival analysis. André Veríssimo (IDMEC)
14:25 – 15:00 Genomics of Drug Sensitivity of Primary Cancer Cells.
Sascha Dietrich (UKL-HD)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 15:50 The role of germline variants in leukemia. Vladislav Kim (EMBL)
15:50 – 16:10 Mechanistic study of CLL biology and drug response using ex-vivo drug testing and multi-omics technology. Junyan Lu (EMBL)
16:10 – 16:55 Systems biology approach to the analysis of pharmacogenomic data in psoriasis. Amy Foulkes (University of Manchester)
16:55 – 17:15 Break
17:15 – 18:00 Genetic dissection of innate immune responses.
Veit Hornung (GeneCenter, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität Munich)
19:30 Dinner at Bachmaier Hofbräu, Leopoldstraße 50, Munich.
By bus: Line 150 direction “Tivolistraße” or line 154 direction “Arabellapark”.
Stop: “Giselastrasse”
By underground: U3 or U6 direction “Fröttmaning”.
Stop: “Giselastrasse”

Friday, September 16th 2016


Session III

08:45 – 09:30 Steering Committee Meeting (WP-leaders and their representatives)
09:30 – 10:15 Decoding temporal order and lineage choice of asynchronously differentiating cells from single cell gene expression data. Fabian J. Theis (Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Center Munich & Mathematics, TUM)
10:15 – 10:50 Common data containers and interoperability and Reporting tools and workflows. Martin Morgan (RPCI)
10:50 – 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 – 11:55 Apply automatic parallelization to BioInformatic Workflows with Renjin. Parham Solaimani and Alexander Bertram (BDD)
11:55 – 12:05 Outlier detection using the rank product method. Susana Vinga (IDMEC)
12:05 – 12:30 Training and dissemination. Susana Vinga (IDMEC)
12:30 – 13:00 Emerging topics
Lunch at Löwenbräukeller, am Stiglmaierplatz, Nymphenburger Str. 2, Munich
14:30 Departure