Computational Aspects of Biological Information 2015

Computational Aspects of Biological Information 2015

About

Computational Aspects of Biological Information (CABI) 2015 was the third one-day workshop on challenges and successes in computational biology and brought together experts in the Boston/Cambridge area to discuss computational solutions to problems in biology, including systems biology, genomics, and related areas.

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Organizing Committee

Agenda

9:00 – 9:50 Registration and breakfast
9:50 – 10:00 Opening remarks
10:00 – 10:30 Compressive Genomics: Scaling Faster than Light
Bonnie Berger (MIT CSAIL)
10:30 – 11:00 Genome in 3D
Leonid Mirny (MIT, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science)
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 11:45 Evolutionary dynamics in experimental populations
Michael Desai (Harvard Systems Biology)
11:45 – 12:15 Joint modeling of genetic and image information
Polina Golland (MIT CSAIL)
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 Poster session
1:30 – 2:00 How to hit HIV where it hurts
Arup Chakraporty (MIT Chemistry)
2:00 – 2:30 Whole-genome sequencing of single neurons
Peter Park (Harvard Medical School)
2:30 – 3:00 Efficient learning and optimization algorithms from local entropy maximization
Riccardo Zecchina (Politecnico di Torino)
3:00 – 3:45 Coffee break / Posters
3:45 – 4:15 Complex genetic models for simple traits and simple models for complex traits
Shamil Sunyaev (Harvard Medical School)
4:15 – 4:45 Overcoming Bias and Systematic Error in High Throughput Measurement
Rafael Irizarry (Harvard University)
4:45 – 5:15 Disease progression modeling from clinical data
David Sontag (NYU)
5:15 – 5:20 Closing remarks