“action-packed lectures and hands on workshops from the best in the bioinformatics field, from Australia and abroad.”

Liam Crowhurst Queensland University of Technology

Program

AEDT times below are for ACT, NSW, TAS, VIC
If you are joining from overseas please convert to your timezone

MONDAY 21 NOVEMBER – High Resolution Biology
WA NT QLD SA AEDT  Chairs: Dr Heejung Shim & Dr Davis McCarthy
0700 0830 0900 0930 1000 REGISTRATION
0730 0900 0930 1000 1030 Conference Opening
– Welcome to Country
– Welcome address, Professor Michael Stumpf, Melbourne Integrative Genomics
– Opening address, Professor Tim Marchant, AMSI
0800 0930 1000 1030 1100 Keynote presentation
Dr Oliver Stegle, German Cancer Research Center
0900 1000 1100 1130 1200 Single-molecule, tissue and whole organ resolutions: data analytical approaches for high resolution spatial transcriptomics data
Dr Shila Ghazanfar, The University of Sydney
0930 1100 1130 1200 1230 BREAK
1030 1200 1230 1300 1330 Workshop 1: Unlocking single cell spatial omics analyses with scdney
Dr Shila Ghazanfar, The University of Sydney
Workshop 2: Introduction to analysing single-cell RNA-seq data
Bioinformatics & Cellular Genomics Laboratory, St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research
1230 1400 1430 1500 1530 BREAK
1300 1430 1500 1530 1600 Developing a single-cell resolution synthetic barcoding platform to identify markers of cancer progression and therapeutic resistance
Dr Dane Vassiliadis, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
1330 1500 1530 1600 1630 Navigating heterogeneity with single cell RNA-seq data
Dr Belinda Phipson, WEHI
1400 1530 1600 1630 1700 Dr Morley Muse & Dr Ruwangi Fernando, iSTEM.co
1430 1600 1630 1700 1730 Welcome reception
TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER – Genome Architecture
WA NT QLD SA AEDT  Chair: Dr Agnese Barbensi, University of Melbourne
0715 0845 0915 0945 1015 REGISTRATION
0730 0900 0930 1000 1030 Supercoiling-mediated feedback rapidly couples and tunes transcription
Professor Katie Galloway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
0930 1000 1030 1100 1130 Epigenetic Plasticity in Development and Cancer
Dr Melanie Eckersley-Maslin, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
0730 0900 0930 1000 1030 Differential analysis of three-dimensional genome architecture in the immune system
Dr Hannah Coughlan, WEHI
0930 1100 1130 1200 1230 BREAK
1030 1200 1230 1300 1330 Workshop 3: Introduction to Git collaboration
Christian Madsen, University of Melbourne
Workshop 4: Introduction to Topological Data Analysis
Dr Agnese Barbensi, Theoretical Systems Biology Group, the University of Melbourne
1130 1300 1430 1500 1530 BREAK
1300 1430 1500 1530 1600 High-throughput molecular discovery and machine learning to understand enhancers
Associate Professor Emily Wong, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
1330 1500 1530 1600 1630 Careers Session
WEDNESDAY 23 NOVEMBER – Whole-cell Modelling
WA NT QLD SA AEDT Chair: Professor Michael Stumpf, Melbourne Integrative Genomics
0715 0845 0915 0945 1015 REGISTRATION
0730 0900 0930 1000 1030 Furthering genome design using whole-cell models
Dr Lucia Marucci, University of Bristol (UK)
0830 1000 1030 1100 1130 A framework for the comparison of mathematical models: Towards a conceptual and mathematical understanding of living organisms
Dr Sean Vittadello, The University of Melbourne
0900 1030 1100 1130 1200 Internal Models and the ‘Rules of Life’:  Universal Robustness-Promoting Structures in Biological Networks
Dr Robyn Araujo, Queensland University of Technology
0930 1100 1130 1200 1230 BREAK
1030 1200 1230 1300 1330 Workshop 5: Intro to Julia
Workshop 6: BioRender
1230 1400 1430 1500 1530 BREAK
1300 1430 1500 1530 1600 Dr Lucy Ham, the University of Melbourne
1330 1500 1530 1600 1630 Fast Forward Talks
1400 1530 1600 1630 1700 Poster Q&A
1430 1600 1630 1700 1730 PUBLIC LECTURE RECEPTION
1500 1630 1700 1730 1800 Public Lecture
Dr Drew Berry, WEHI
THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER – Populations
WA NT QLD SA AEDT  Chairs: Associate Professor Kim-Anh Lê Cao & Dr Yao-Ban Chan
0645 0815 0845 0915 0945 REGISTRATION
0700 0830 0900 0930 1000 Virtual keynote presentation
Dr Jerome Kelleher, Robertson Fellow in Biomedical Data Science, Big Data Institute, University of Oxford
0800 0930 1000 1030 1100 Honorary Professor David Balding, Me;lbourne Integrative Genomics
0830 1000 1030 1100 1130 Batch Effects Correction for Microbiome Data with Dirichlet-multinomial Regression
Associate Professor Yingying Wei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
0900 1030 1100 1130 1200 BREAK
1000 1130 1200 1230 1300 WORKSHOP 7: Netflow
Dr Evan Floden, Seqera labs
WORKSHOP 8: Multivariate analysis of microbiome data with mixOmics
Associate Professor Kim-Anh Lê Cao, Melbourne Integrative Genomics
1200 1330 1400 1430 1500 BREAK
1230 1400 1430 1500 1530 The quest for accurate microbial species identification from metagenome data
Dr Vanessa R. Marcelino, Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Monash University
1300 1430 1500 1530 1600 Dr Evan Floden, Seqera labs
1330 1500 1530 1600 1630 CONFERENCE CLOSE AND PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENTS

This program outline is a guide and subject to change

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