Agenda
Schedule is Eastern time zone.

8:30am- 8:45am

Welcome

Yi Xing, PhD

Executive Director, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Introduction by Conference Chair Ingo Helbig, MD

8:45am- 9:30am

Keynote Speaker introduction by Ingo Helbig, MD

Andre Franke, PhD

Professor of Molecular Medicine

Director, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology

University of Kiel

Genetic Risk and Protection in COVID-19 Disease

9:45am- 10:15am

Stephanie Hicks, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Biostatistics

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Scalable Statistic Methods and Software for Single-Cell Data Science

10:30am- 11:00am

Heng Li, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Harvard Medical School

Haplotype-Resolved Assembly of Long Accurate Reads

11:15am- 11:45am

Iain Mathieson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Genetics
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine

Why Do Polygenic Risk Scores Not Transfer Across Ancestries?

11:45am- 1:00pm

Break for Lunch

1:00pm- 1:45pm

Keynote Speaker introduction by Yi Xing, PhD

Xihong Lin, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics

T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Harvard University

Scalable Analysis of Biobanks and Multi-Ethnic Whole Genome Sequencing Analysis Studies.

2:00pm- 2:30pm

Melissa Haendel, PhD
Chief Research Informatics Officer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical School
Director of the Center for Data to Health (CD2H)

Making Phenomics a First Class Computational Act

2:45pm - 3:15pm

Jingyi (Jessica) Li, PhD
Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics
Department of Human Genetics
Department of Biomathematics 
University of California, Los Angeles

Statistical Rigor in Genomics Data Analysis

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Ryan Urbanowicz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Informatics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology 
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Automated Machine Learning Analysis Pipeline for Biomedical Data Mining

4:00pm

Closing Remarks

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