6th Annual MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference

A Virtual Conference

Emerging Approaches to Omics Questions:

Data Science for the 21st Century




Late Breaking Addition: Trainee Poster Awards

Italicized Theme Of The Conference

Presenters

Stephanie Hicks, PhD

Melissa Haendel, PhD, FACMI

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Johns Hopkins University

Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Iain Mathieson, PhD

Jingyi (Jessica) Li, PhD

Assistant Professor, Genetics

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

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Professor of Molecular Medicine

Director, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology

Kiel University

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Keynote Speaker

Andre Franke, PhD

Chief Research Informatics Officer
Marsico Chair in Data Science
University of Colorado Anschutz 
Director of the Center for Data to Health

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Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics,

Harvard Medical School

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Heng Li, PhD

Ryan Urbanowicz, PhD

Assistant Professor, Informatics
Dept. Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

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Associate Professor, Statistics
Biostatistics, Computational Medicine

and Human Genetics 
University of California, Los Angeles

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Xihong Lin, PhD

Keynote Speaker

Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics

T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Harvard University

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Call For Posters

Authors are invited to submit posters on algorithm, software, database, and analysis of genetic or genomic data, including but not limited to following topics:

  • Integrative Analyses of Biological Data on Multiple Scales       

  • Diagnostic Focus on Genetic and Genomic Data

  • Machine Learning Methods Applied to 'omics' Data    

  • Structural Variants and Non-coding Variants

  • Visualization and Visual Analytics of Biological and Health Data

  • Epigenetics of Human Diseases

  • Computational Systems Biology and Biological Network Modeling

  • Epistasis of Genetic Variants

  • Population and Comparative Genomics                

  • Single-cell Sequencing and Analyses

  • Translational Bioinformatics                                        

  • Imputation of Genomic and Epigenomic Data

  • Genome and Sequence Analysis                              

  • Bioinformatics Methods Development

  • Genotype-Phenotype Relationships

Deadline For Poster Abstract Submission

Late Breaking Conference Addition

Trainee Poster Awards

Special Session

 

Submit your poster abstract by September 30, 2021

to be considered.

 

Students & Trainees are eligible for awards associated with submitting a Poster Abstract for the 2021 MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference. 

 

Trainee award winners will be featured in a special session during the conference on Monday November 8.

 

Three (3) awards of $250 will be presented. To be eligible for Student & Trainee Abstract Awards, the recipient must be the primary author of the Abstract.

 

Poster Submissions Due:

September 30, 2021

Decisions will be announced:

October 8, 2021

Date of Conference:

November 8, 2021

Selected posters will be made available for viewing online in advance of the conference, along with audio recordings and contact information from poster presenters. Group networking sessions may be scheduled by poster topic so presenters and attendees can connect remotely.

 

If your poster is selected, you will be asked to provide a PDF of your finished poster along with a short (3 minute) audio description and your contact information. More information will be provided to you upon acceptance of your poster.

Submit your poster here. https://redcap.link/duw8f4mc

Organizers

Conference Chair

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics | Attending Physician

Perelman School of Medicine  University of Pennsylvania

Division of Neurology

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Ingo Helbig, MD

Wanding Zhou, PhD

Conference Co-Chair

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Conference Committee

Laura Almasy, PhD 

Professor of Genetics,

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Kai Wang, PhD

Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Kai Tan, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics,

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Director, Center for Single Cell Biology

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Deanne Taylor, PhD

Yi Xing, PhD

Director of Bioinformatics  Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 Research Assistant Professor

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Executive Director, 

Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Francis West Lewis Endowed Chair 

Founding Director

Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Conference Operations

Donna Vito

Outreach Manager

Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Hannah Bocchinfuso

Project Coordinator

Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 
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Presented annually by the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI), the MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference brings together recognized leaders in bioinformatics as well as emerging voices in the field. Conference attendance has grown significantly with each successive year bringing in researchers from around the world.

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