New Directions in Single Cell Analysis

Technologies, data analytical approaches and biomedical / clinical applications.

Organisers: Wolfgang Huber, Niko Beerenwinkel, John Marioni and Oliver Stegle

Dates

28 and 29 August: Scientific Workshop
27 August, 13:00h – 18:00h: satellite meeting for the SOUND consortium

Venue

BioQuant
Im Neuenheimer Feld 267
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Heidelberg

Confirmed speakers

  • Tim Becker, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge
  • Michael Boutros, DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Laleh Haghverdi, EMBL Heidelberg
  • Thomas Höfer, DKFZ Heidelberg
  • Smita Krishnaswamy, Yale School of Medicine, USA
  • Massimiliano Pagani, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
  • Lucas Pelkmans, University of Zurich
  • Wolf Reik, Babraham Institute Cambridge
  • Charlotte Soneson, University of Zurich
  • Barbara Treutlein, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
  • Lars Velten, EMBL Heidelberg

Registration

Registration for this workshop has closed.

Draft Programme

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

09:00 – 09:10 Welcome. Organisers
09:10 – 9:50 Barbara Treutlein, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig: Reconstructing cellular transitions using single cell transcriptomics
9:50 – 10:30 Lukas Pelkmanns, Univ. of Zürich: Multiplexed protein maps link subcellular organization to cellular states
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:40 Smita Krishnaswamy, Yale School of Medicine, USA: TBC
11:40 – 12:20 Charlotte Soneson, University of Zurich: Extendable benchmarks and reproducible exploration for scRNA-seq data
12:20 – 13:20 Lunch
13:20 – 14:00 Tim Becker, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge: Information in cell image (series): From Targeting Diseases to Characterizing Asthma
14:00 – 14:40 Massimiliano Pagani, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy: TBC
14:40 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 15:40 Laleh Haghverdi, EMBL Heidelberg: Batch correction in scRNA-seq data
15:40 – 15:50 Break
15:50 – 17:00 Tutorial: Visual interactive exploration of omics data (Simon Anders, ZMBH)
17:00 – 19:00 Free time
19:00 Dinner

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

9:00 – 9:40 Wolf Reik, Babraham Institute Cambridge: Single cell epigenome landscape of mammalian development and ageing
9:40 – 10:20 Michael Boutros, DKFZ Heidelberg: TBC
10:20 – 10:50 coffee
10:50 – 11:30 Thomas Höfer, DKFZ Heidelberg: TBC
11:30 – 12:10 Lars Velten, EMBL: Spatial transcriptomics reveals design principles of the haematopoietic stem cell niche
12:10 – 13:15 lunch
13:15 – 16:00 Tutorial: End-to-end workflow for single cell RNA-Seq analysis (Aaron Lun, EMBL – EBI)
16:00 – 17:00 Tutorial: Multi-Omics Factor Analysis (Britta Velten, EMBL)

Monday 27 August 2018

SOUND Consortium Meeting (15’ presentation + 5’ discussion)

12:00 Registration and sandwich lunch
13:00 Welcome. Wolfgang Huber
13:10 – 13:30 WP 8 and 10. Martin Morgan (RPCCC)
13:30 – 13:50 WP 9. Alexander Bertram (BDD)
13:50 – 14:10 WP 4. Niko Beerenwinkel (ETH Zurich)
14:10 – 14:20 Break
14:20 – 14:40 WP 4. Susana Vinga (IDMEC)
14:40 – 15:00 WP 2. Daniele Biasci (UCAM)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 15:50 WP 3. Julien Gagneur (TUM)
15:50 – 16:10 WP 6. Mitch Levesque and Phil Cheng (USZ)
16:10 – 16:30 WP 1. Junyan Lu and Jennifer Hüllein (EMBL)
16:30 – 16:45 Break
16:45 – 17:05 WP5. Thorsten Zenz (DKFZ)
17:05 – 18:00 Discussion and wrap-up. All
19:00 Dinner

For inquiries related to the registration, scientific program and organisation, please contact Simone Bell, simone.bell(at)embl.de at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg.