Recorded talks on YouTube

The full workshop program (updated: 27 September) is now available for download as a PDF. We will have hard copies available for attendees when they register on site.

The tentative schedule below may change slightly before the meeting. All events will be held in the Gates-Hillman Conference Center (GHC 6115) unless noted otherwise. Directions to the Gates-Hillman Center can be found on the attending page

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:00 PM Opening Reception
Gates-Hillman Center Creative Commons (until 8:00 PM)
Friday, September 28, 2018
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:45 AM Opening Remarks
9:00 AM Trey Ideker Towards a structure/function simulation
of a cancer cell
10:00 AM Saket Navlakha Algorithms: a future language of biology?
10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM Fabio Vandin Finding patterns in cancer genomes:
algorithms and challenges
11:15 AM Ana Ligia Scott Protein-protein docking, protein-ligand docking and QM/MM calculation considering functional movements: advantages, challenges and problems
11:45 AM Jinbo Xu Fast and accurate ab initio folding
by deep learning
12:15 PM Lunch Break
1:15 PM Lightning Talks
1:45 PM Panel Discussion
2:15 PM Olgica Milenkovic Higher-order and constrained clustering
for genomic data analysis
2:45 PM Laxmi Parida Algorithms in biology: a shift in paradigm
3:15 PM John Kececioglu Parameter inference and parameter advising
in computational biology
3:45 PM Poster Session
4:45 PM Nadia El-Mabrouk Future of algorithms
for gene family evolution prediction
Saturday, September 29, 2018
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Zhiping Weng The temporal landscape of
recursive splicing during Pol II
transcription elongation in human cells
9:30 AM Gregory Johnson & Rory Donovan-Maiye Building a Babel Fish for biology
(and making it useful for biologists)
10:00 AM Lightning Talks
10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM White Paper Preparation
11:15 AM Christina Boucher Scalable data structures:
challenges and advancements
11:45 AM Kathy Tzeng Challenges in genomics medicine
12:15 PM Lunch Break
1:15 PM S. Cenk Sahinalp Algorithmic approaches for tumor phylogeny reconstruction via integrative use of
single cell and bulk sequencing data
1:45 PM Gaudenz Danuser Inferring causality in molecular pathways
from image fluctuations
2:45 PM Closing Remarks