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8th Annual MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference

Location

Friday October 6, 2023

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Note the New Location

Smilow Center for Translational Research

University of Pennsylvania - Penn Medicine

3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please allow for extra travel time due to traffic congestion caused by multiple construction projects around CHOP and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Registration for the Live In-Person Event is Closed 

General Registration: Registration is at capacity.

Student/Trainees: Registration is at capacity.

Discounted Parking: Due to extensive construction activity at both CHOP and Penn, we recommend taking public transportation if you are able.

 

A limited number of discounted parking spots are still available for $10. 

Please purchase discount parking prior to Wednesday September 27, 2023 at 5:00 PM. You will not able to purchase discount parking onsite at the conference.

Still Available

Remote Attendance - Speaker Sessions Only: $30.

(A user-specific link will be provided the day before the conference date.)

Please note: Remote attendees will not be able to attend the live Poster Session.

Presenters

Presenters
 

Keynote Speakers

Professor

Computer Science
Lewis Sigler Institute for

Integrative Genomics
Princeton University

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Albert L Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, of Computer Science, and of Statistics & Data Science
Yale University

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Henrietta and Aubrey Davis Endowed Professor in Biochemistry
Director, Institute for Protein Design
University of Washington

Invited Speakers

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Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Department of Genetics

McDonnell Genome Institute

Washington University St. Louis

Professor of Biostatistics
Chair, Graduate Program in Biostatistics
Member, Graduate Group in Genomics and Computational Biology
Dept. of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics

University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor

Bioinformatics

Lupe Murchison Foundation Scholar in Medical Research

University of Texas Southwestern

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Senior Group Leader

Cimini Lab

Broad Institute

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Professor

Informatics

University of Pennsylvania

 Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Call For Posters

Poster Session
 

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Poster Session

The 2023 MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference features today’s leaders in the field of bioinformatics. This year, we are excited to highlight speakers whose work addresses advances in the area of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in bioinformatics. However, this is not the sole area of focus for this conference.

Poster Session Location:

The Poster Session will be held in the lobby of the

Colket Translational Reseach Building

3501 Civic Center Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19104.

This is a short walking distance from the lecture hall in Smilow. 

Directions will be provided.

Poster Lightning Round Session:

In addition to the poster session, selected posters will present short talks at the lightning round session during the conference.

You must be able to attend the live poster session on Friday October 6, 2023 in order to participate in the poster session. There is no remote option.

Poster Reviewers

Posters were reviewed and scored by members of the Conference Organizing Committee and the individuals listed below.

Sharon Diskin, PhD

Joseph Daniel Romano, PhD, MPhil, MA

Mark Porter, MS

Michael Xie, PhD

Noor Dawany, PhD

Asif Chinwalla, MS, MBA

Ana Cristancho, MD, PhD

Iain Mathieson, PhD

Trainee Poster Awards

Students & Trainees are eligible for awards for the 2023 MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference. 

 

Trainee award winners will be featured in a special session during the conference on Friday October 6, 2023. 

 

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. Awards will be presented at the close of the conference day.

For questions related to posters, contact Donna Vito

Organizers

Conference Chair
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Associate Professor

Computational Immunology

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Bo Li, PhD

Conference Co-Chair
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Dokyoon Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Informatics 

Institute of Biomedical Informatics,

Associate Director of Informatics, Immune Health,

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Conference Committee
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Laura Almasy, PhD 

Professor of Genetics,

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Deanne Taylor, PhD

Director of Bioinformatics  Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 Research Associate Professor

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

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Derek Oldridge, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Director

Immunogenetics Laboratory

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Conference Operations
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Kai Wang, PhD

Professor

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Kai Tan, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics,

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Director, Center for Single Cell Biology

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Ingo Helbig, MD

Director of Genomics Science

Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative (ENGIN)
Division of Neurology and CHOP Neuroscience Center

Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Wanding Zhou, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Tristan Hayek, PhD

Yi Xing, PhD

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

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Donna Vito - Outreach Manager

Ariana Downs - Outreach Specialist

Hannah Bocchinfuso - Project Coordinator

Tom Outland - Office Coordinator

Conference Commitee
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Attendance and Discount
Parking Below.

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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