6th Annual MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference

A Virtual Conference

Emerging Approaches to Omics Questions:

Data Science for the 21st Century

 

Italicized Theme Of The Conference

Presenters

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Stephanie Hicks, PhD

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Melissa Haendel, PhD, FACMI

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Johns Hopkins University

Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Iain Mathieson, PhD

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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

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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

There will be a virtual poster session November 8 - November 13 during the week of the conference. Poster abstracts have been received on the listed 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

Trainee Poster Award Winners

The MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Committee faculty reviewed all of the posters submitted by trainees/students for this year's conference. After careful evaluation, the following 3 posters were awarded top honors and each will receive a $250 trainee award.

Congratulations to:

Understanding the Molecular Origins of Transcriptome Degradation Using Machine Learning
 

Judith Rodriguez, MS

Huck Institutes of Life Sciences

Department of Chemistry
Pennsylvania State University
 
Targeted RNA-Sequencing Reveals Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease is Mediated by an
Aberrant Type-I Interferon Response

 

Elizabeth Li

Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 
A Random Mutation Model Followed by SARS-COV-2 at Both the
Nucleotide and Protein Sequence Level Observed in the Past 2 Years

 

Nicholas Paradis
Chemistry & Biochemistry Department.

Rowan University

These and all posters are available for viewing throughout this week at https://www.midatlanticbioinformatics.org/poster-presentations.

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.

Organizers

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Conference Chair

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

Ingo Helbig, MD

Wanding Zhou, PhD

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Conference Co-Chair

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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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Kai Wang, PhD

Associate 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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Deanne Taylor, PhD

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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

Ariana Downs

Outreach Specialist

Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 
Conference Room

Attend The Conference

 

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.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. 

Please contact the event manager vitod@chop.edu for late additions.

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