7th Annual MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference

This Year the Conference is an In-Person Live Networking Event.


Computational Approaches

to Differentiation in Diseases

 

Friday October 7, 2022

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New Location

CHOP Roberts Center for Pediatric Research

734 Schuylkill Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19146

The Roberts Center for Pediatric Research is located across the river from and within easy walking distance to the CHOP University City campus and the University of Pennsylvania. It serves as the hub for the Center for Autism Research, Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine, and the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, among other research divisions at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 

$5 Discount Parking is available for the surface lot on Schuylkill Ave.

Please select this option from the registration site. You will be able to pick up your discount parking pass at registration. Instructions on how to use it will be provided.

 

Presenters
 

Keynote Speakers

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Director

Human Pangenome Production Center

University of California, Santa Cruz

Named as "One to Watch" in 

Nature's 10, 2020

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Department Vice Chair

Computational Medicine

Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,

Human Genetics,

and Computational Medicine

University of California Los Angeles

Invited Speakers

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Associate Professor

Epigenomics & Genomics
Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

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Associate Professor, Neurology 

University of Pennsylvania

Perelman School of Medicine

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Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Department of Biostatistics

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Department of Oncology, School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University

Associate Professor

Department of Biostatistics

Boston University

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Professor

Department of Biostatistics

Columbia University

Associate Professor 

Director of Folding@home

Associate Director of CSELS
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, Missouri

 

Poster Session
 

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New! Extended

Poster Session

 

This year we will be holding a live poster session and have added extra time for you to share your work and network with colleagues.

Poster Lightning Round Session: Ten posters will be selected to present at the lightning round session during the conference.

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

Submit your abstract for consideration.

Poster Abstract Submissions Due: August 15, 2022

 

Decisions will be announced September 9, 2022. 

Trainee Poster Awards

Students & Trainees are eligible for awards associated with submitting a Poster Abstract for the 2022 MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference. 

 

Trainee award winners will be featured in a special session during the conference on Friday October 7, 2022. 

 

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.

Organizers

Conference Chair
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Dokyoon Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor of Informatics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Senior Fellow,

Institute of Biomedical Informatics,

Associate Director of Informatics, Immune Health,

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Conference Co-Chair
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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

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

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Wanding Zhou, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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

Tom Outland

Office Coordinator

Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 
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Reserve Your Spot

Registration Fee:

There is a nominal registration fee of $50 to cover basic conference overhead costs. Please, no checks or departmental transfers.

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.