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Final Scientific Programme

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Tuesday November 12, 2019

09.00 Registration and poster hang-up
09.30 Opening Session

Welcome and Introduction
Welcome messages by hosting Institutes
NETTAB Workshops and BBCC Meetings
Paolo Romano, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy
Angelo Facchiano, ISA/CNR, Avellino, Italy
Introduction to the special topic “Computational Proteomics”
Lennart Martens, VIB, University of Gent, Belgium

09.45 Opening Session

Opening Lecture – Chair: Paolo Romano
Exploring the coding and non-coding miRNA targetome
Artemis Hatzigeorgiou, DIANA-Lab, Hellenic Pasteur Institute / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Thessaly, Greece

10.30 Scientific Session 1 – Chair: Paolo Romano and Artemis Hatzigeorgiou

Array-based genotyping discloses signatures of artificial selection and provides insights into the history of durum wheat breeding in Italy
Nunzio D’Agostino, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Italy

Flash poster presentations

  • VarGenius2 finds SNVs and CNVs in WES, WGS and RNASeq and paves the way to implementation of downstream algorithms for cohort data traversing
    Francesco Musacchia, Telethon Institute for Genetics and Medicine, Pozzuoli (Naples), Italy
  • Analysis of NGS data for the identification of mutations involved in the pathogenesis of rare tumors
    Domenico Memoli, University of Salerno, Baronissi, Italy
11.00 Poster session with coffee break service
11.45 Scientific Session 2 – Chair: Paolo Romano and Angelo Facchiano

Development of data fusion techniques for the integration of multi-domain genomic data
Max Pfeffer, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

Identification of genomic variants responsible for pregnancy loss: a pilot study
Silvia Buonaiuto, Institute of Genetics and Biophysics ‘A. Buzzati-Traverso’, CNR, Naples, Italy

12.15 Keynote Lecture 1 – Chair: Paolo Romano and Angelo Facchiano

To boldly go: uncovering protein post-translational modifications at the proteome scale
Lennart Martens, VIB, University of Gent, Belgium

13.00 Lunch break
14.30 Keynote Lecture 2 – Chair: Lennart Martens

Cross-linking for all: XL-MS for protein-protein, protein-DNA, and protein-RNA interactions
Oliver Kohlbacher, University of Tuebingen, Germany

15.15 Scientific Session 3 – Chair: Lennart Martens and Oliver Kohlbacher

The articulated structure of KCTD proteins: an integrated structural biology approach
Luigi Vitagliano, Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging (IBB), CNR, Naples, Italy

Multiagent Simulation of Long-Distance Electrodynamic Interactions among Biomolecules
Stefano Maestri, University of Camerino, Italy

Predicting disorder and educated guess of mutations modulating the stability of coiled-coils
Yasaman Karami, Sorbonne Universite, UPMC University Paris 06, France

Flash poster presentations

  • HaDeX: an R package and web-server for analysis of data from hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass spectrometry experiments
    Dominik Cysewski, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Weighted protein network analysis (WPCNA) decrypt Rab8b and Rab31 as key affiliates of exosomal secretion; extending their role in Parkinson’s disease pathology seeding and spreading
    Rohit Kumar, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Munich, Germany
16.30 Social activity and Dinner

Wednesday November 13, 2019

09.00 Registration and poster hang-up
09.30 Keynote Lecture 3 – Chair: Juan Antonio Vizcaíno

Bioinformatics tools and analyses in Proteomics
Martin Eisenacher, Medizinisches Proteom-Center (MPC), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

10.15 Scientific Session 4 – Chair: Juan Antonio Vizcaíno and Martin Eisenacher

neXtProt tools for the identification and validation of human proteins by mass spectrometry
Lydie Lane, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland

GeenaR: a web tool for MALDI-ToF mass spectra management
Eugenio Del Prete, Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo ‘M. Picone’ – CNR, Italy

10.45 Poster session with coffee break service
11.30 Scientific Session 5 – Chair: Juan Antonio Vizcaíno and Martin Eisenacher

Structural determination of Streptococcus M1 protein interaction with human IgGs using targeted cross-linking mass spectrometry
Hamed Khakzad, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Combinational approach to detect membrane proteins
Munira Alballa, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

12.00 Panel discussion
Chair: Oliver Kohlbacher, Lennart Martens and Juan Antonio Vizcaíno

Community efforts for Computational Proteomics
Keynote speakers’ introduction to the theme, then open discussion

13.00 Lunch break
14.00 Keynote Lecture 4 – Chair: Claudia Angelini

Integrative and single cell genomics approaches to dissect cell fate decisions and genetic disorders
Davide Cacchiarelli, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine – TIGEM, Naples, Italy

14.45 Scientific Session 6 – Chair: Claudia Angelini and Davide Cacchiarelli

ARDESIA: a web app for Automatic Report of DEconvolution tools by SIngle cell Annotation
Andrea Grilli, University of Milan, Italy

Reliable simulation of count data for single cell RNA sequencing
Giacomo Baruzzo, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padua, Italy

The impact of gene ontology evolution on gene ontology GO-term information content
Marianna Milano, University of Catanzaro ‘Magna Graecia’, Italy

Automation and optimization of bioinformatics NGS pipelines on HPC architectures for the reuse of a large datasets.
Tiziana Castrignanò, CINECA, Rome, Italy

15.45 Closing Session – Chair: Paolo Romano and Angelo Facchiano

Closing Lecture
“Big data” approaches in proteomics: Re-use of public proteomics datasets
Juan Antonio Vizcaíno, European Bioinformatics Institute, United Kingdom

16.30 Announcements and closure

Paolo Romano, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy
Meeting outcomes and BBCC 2020
Angelo Facchiano, ISA/CNR, Avellino, Italy

16.45 Workshop Closure

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