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This is the programme of the workshop only. In the Agenda at a glance page you will soon find times of all events. For detailed information on tutorials, see the tutorials page.
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Monday October 16, 2017
Workshop day 1 @ ICAR CNR Site, Via Ugo La Malfa, 153, Palermo
13.30-14.30 Registration and poster hang-up
14.30-14.45 Welcome and Introduction
Giuseppe De Pietro, HPC & Networking Institute, National Research Council, Palermo, Italy
Luciano Milanesi, BITS Bioinformatics Italian Society, Italy
Paolo Romano, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy
A. Maurizio Urso, HPC & Networking Institute, National Research Council, Palermo, Italy
14.45-15.30 Keynote Lecture
Interoperability of clinical, pathological and omics data to execute personalised medicine (see abstract)
Anita Grigoriadis, King’s College London, United Kingdom
15.30-16.05 Scientific Session 1
Epistasis analysis reveals associations between gene variants and bipolar disorder (see preprint)
Carlo Maj, Elena Milanesi, Massimo Gennarelli, Luciano Milanesi and Ivan Merelli
Identification of Mutational Signatures Active in Individual Tumors (see preprint)
Sandra Krüger and Rosario M Piro
16.05-16.50 Keynote Lecture
Disease comorbidities and network approaches (see abstract)
Alfonso Valencia, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
16.50-17.20 Coffee break
17.20-17.35 Flash poster presentations 1
P1 Visualizing Mutation Occurrence using Big Data (see preprint)
S. Albert
P2 A Gene Set Enrichment Analysis of multiomic celiac disease data (see preprint)
E. Del Prete, A. Facchiano and P. Liò
P3 Network diffusion on multiple-layers: current approaches and integrative analysis of Rheumatoid Arthritis data (see preprint)
N. Di Nanni, M. Gnocchi, M. Moscatelli, L. Milanesi and E. Mosca
P4 Evolutionary relationships of Microbial Transglutaminases (see preprint)
D. Giordano and A. Facchiano
P5 Exploiting transcriptomic data in genome scale metabolic networks: new insights into obesity (see preprint)
I. Granata, M. Sangiovanni, E. Troiano and M. Guarracino
P6 Implementing a multilayer framework for pathway data integration, analysis and visualization (see preprint)
Z. Hammoud and F. Kramer
17.35-18.05 Guest Lecture
Getting Beyond Proof of Principle for Big Data Technologies in Bioinformatics: MapReduce Algorithmic, Programming and Architectural issues (see abstract)
Raffaele Giancarlo, University of Palermo, Italy
18.05-18.45 Scientific Session 2
Melanoma expression analysis with Big Data technologies (see preprint)
Alicia Fernandez-Rovira, Rocio Lavado, Miguel Ángel Berciano Guerrero, Ismael Navas-Delgado and José F. Aldana Montes
GenHap: A novel computational method based on genetic algorithms for haplotype assembly (see preprint)
Andrea Tangherloni, Simone Spolaor, Leonardo Rundo, Marco S Nobile, Ivan Merelli, Paolo Cazzaniga, Daniela Besozzi, Giancarlo Mauri and Pietro Liò
18.45 Day closure
Tuesday October 17, 2017
Workshop day 2 @ ICAR CNR Site, Via Ugo La Malfa, 153, Palermo
08.30-09.00 Registration and poster hang-up
09.00-09.55 Scientific Session 3
Parameters tuning boosts hyperSMURF predictions of rare deleterious non-coding genetic variants (see preprint)
Alessandro Petrini, Max Schubach, Matteo Re, Marco Frasca, Marco Mesiti, Giuliano Grossi, Tiziana Castrignanò, Peter N Robinson and Giorgio Valentini
Greedy motif-based approach to parsing large and diverge coiled-coil proteins into domains (see preprint)
Hamed Khakzad, Johan Malmström and Lars Malmström
From trash to treasure: detecting unexpected contamination in unmapped NGS data (see preprint)
Ilaria Granata, Mara Sangiovanni, Amarinder Singh Thind and Mario Rosario Guarracino
09.55-10.40 Keynote Lecture
Making genomics Come true: How can we achieve real acceleration of genomics into medicine? (see abstract)
Winston Hide, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
10.40-10.55 Flash poster presentations 2: from P8 to P14
P8 Querying and analyzing biological data with BioGraph (see preprint)
A. Messina, A. Fiannaca, L. La Paglia, M. La Rosa and A. M. Urso
P10 ISMARA: Completely automated inference of gene regulatory networks from high-throughput data (see preprint)
M. Pachkov, P. Balwierz, P. Arnold, A. Gruber, M. Zavolan and E. van Nimwegen
P11 An Algebraic Representation for Tree Alignment of RNA Pseudoknotted Structures (see preprint)
M. Quadrini, L. Tesei and E. Merelli
P12 Procedure to integrate i2b2 and REDCap: a case study at ICSM (see preprint)
V. Tibollo, M. Bucalo, D. Vella, M. Stuppia, N. Barbarini and R. Bellazzi
P13 Stability Analysis of MTopGO for Module Identification in PPI Networks (see preprint)
D. Vella, A. Tucker and R. Bellazzi
P14 A Quality Management System for scientific research activities and its related management software (see preprint)
L. Caruana, A. Pensato, L. Riccobono, G. L. Liguori, A. Lanati, A. Kisslinger, M. Di Carlo and A. Bongiovanni
10.55-12.15 Poster session with coffee break service
12.15-12.45 Guest Lecture
Open Data is Essential for Personalized Medicine (see abstract)
Francis Ouellette, Génome Québec, Canada
12.45-13.15 Guest Lecture
Walking pathways in cancer (see abstract)
Alexander Kel, GeneXplain, Germany
13.15-14.30 Lunch break
14.30-15.05 Scientific Session 4
MTopGO: a tool for module identification in PPI Networks (see preprint)
Danila Vella, Simone Marini, Francesca Vitali and Riccardo Bellazzi
GenotypeAnalytics: an RESTful Platform to mine multiple associations between SNPs and drug response in case-control studies (see preprint)
Giuseppe Agapito, Pietro Hiram Guzzi and Mario Cannataro
15.05-15.35 Guest Lecture
Big data and cognitive computing in healthcare: weathering the perfect storm (see abstract)
Matthias Reumann, IBM Research – Zurich, Switzerland
15.35-16.30 Panel discussion
Title to be defined
Giovanni Vizzini, UPMC Italy, Palermo and invited speakers. Comments and questions may follow.
16.30 Day closure
16.30-20.30 Social activity: Guided tour to Monreale and Cefalù
20.30-23.00 Social Dinner in Cefalù
Wednesday October 18, 2017
Workshop day 3 @ ICAR CNR Site, Via Ugo La Malfa, 153, Palermo
08.30-09.00 Registration and poster hang-up
09.00-09.30 Guest Lecture
ELIXIR-IIB – the Italian Infrastructure for Bioinformatics: a growing support to national and international research in life sciences (see abstract)
Luana Licata, ELIXIR-IIB, Italy
09.30-10.15 Keynote Lecture
Atlas of Cancer Signaling Network and NaviCell: Systems Biology resources for studying cancer biology (see abstract)
Inna Kuperstein, Institut Curie, Paris, France
10.15-11.05 Scientific Session 5
Personalised models for human – gut microbiota interaction (see preprint)
David Gilbert, Monika Heiner and Leila Ghanbar
A Dynamic Bayesian Network model for simulation of disease progression in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis patients (see preprint)
Alessandro Zandonà, Matilde Francescon, Maya Bronfeld, Andrea Calvo, Adriano Chiò and Barbara Di Camillo
Multi-resolution network modelling of T-cells for precisions medicine of multiple sclerosis (see preprint)
Mika Gustafsson
11.05-12.15 Poster session with coffee break service
12.15-12.50 Scientific Session 6
PGxO: A very lite ontology to reconcile pharmacogenomic knowledge units (see preprint)
Pierre Monnin, Clément Jonquet, Joël Legrand, Amedeo Napoli and Adrien Coulet
Interoperability of RehabRobo-Onto (see preprint)
Zeynep Dogmus, Volkan Patoglu and Esra Erdem
12.50-13.00 Announcement
First announcement of NETTAB 2018
Paolo Romano, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy
13.00 Workshop Closure and Farewell

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