Fourth Consortium Meeting


Dates: 9th – 10th March 2017
Venue: ETH Zurich
Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE)
Room: Misrock seminar room, ground floor (close to the building entrance).
Mattenstrasse 26
4058 Basel

How to go there: https://www.bsse.ethz.ch/department/locations.html

Thursday, March 9th 2017


08:15 Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome. Wolfgang Huber and Niko Beerenwinkel

Session I, scientific presentations


(20’ presentation + 10’ discussion)

09:10 – 09:45 Differential discovery in high dimensional cytometry datasets.
Mark Robinson (University of Zurich)
09:45 – 10:20 Identifying early-branching genes from single cell expression data.
Magnus Rattray (University of Manchester)
10:20 – 10:35 Introduction to the SOUND project. Wolfgang Huber (EMBL Heidelberg)
10:35 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30 Computational methods for genome-based precision oncology.
Niko Beerenwinkel (ETH Zurich)
11:30 – 12:00 Multi-omics opportunities and challenges in the management of advanced melanoma. Mitch Levesque (USZ)
12:00 – 13:30 Group photo and lunch

Session II, scientific presentations


13:30 – 14:00 Computational approaches for diagnosis of rare disorders using transcriptome sequencing. Julien Gagneur (TUM)
14:00 – 14:30 Systematic statistical analysis of multi-omics data identified novel disease genes. Holger Prokisch (TUM-MED)
14:30 – 15:00 Automatic parallelization of bioinformatic workflows: Challenges and results. Alexander Bertram (BDD)
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee break
15:20 – 15:50 Functional classification of disease by integration of drug perturbation phenotyping and multi-omics. Wolfgang Huber (EMBL Heidelberg)
15:50 – 16:20 High throughput screening to assess signaling dependency of primary blood cancer cells. Thorsten Zenz (DKFZ)
16:20 – 16:50 Computational infrastructure to support SOUND dissemination.
Martin Morgan (RPCI)
16:50 – 17:10 Break
17:10 – 17:40 Structured sparse models and outlier detection for multi-omics patient data analysis. Susana Vinga (IDMEC)
17:40 – 18:30 Steering Committee meeting (WP-leaders and their representatives)
20:00 Dinner at Kohlmanns. Am Barfüsserplatz im Stadtcasino.
Steinenberg 14, Basel.

Friday, March 10th 2017


Session III, parallel meetings

09:00 – 09:30 Open-source software for the standardised application of existing methods in ctDNA data analysis. Daniele Biasci (UCAM)
09:30 – 10:05 Translational Oncology at the National Center for Tumor Diseases Heidelberg. Christof von Kalle (NCT Heidelberg)
10:05 – 10:40 Data-driven Precision Oncology. Michael Krauthammer (Yale School of Medicine)
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:45 Scientific Advisory Board private meeting and preparation of the SAB report. Euler Meeting Raum P.60, building 1058, ground floor
11:45 – 12:15 SAB feedback and discussion with the consortium. All
12:15 – 12:30 Emerging topics
Lunch
14:00 Departure