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Schedule is Eastern time zone.
Times are tentative, will confirm closer to conference date.


Introduction by Conference Chair, Bo Li, PhD



Yi Xing, PhD

Executive Director, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

8:45am- 9:30am

Keynote Speaker introduction by Yi Xing, PhD

Mona Singh, PhD


Computer Science
Lewis Sigler Institute for

Integrative Genomics
Princeton University

9:30am- 10:00am

Jian Zhou, PhD

Assistant Professor


University of Texas Southwestern

10:00am- 10:15am

Morning Break

10:15am- 10:45am

Mingyao Li, PhD

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

10:45am- 11:15am

Obi Griffith, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Department of Genetics

McDonnell Genome Institute

Washington University St. Louis

11:15am- 11:45am

Poster Lightning Round (3-minute Flash Presentations)

  1. Yonghyun Nam, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Carlos Castelan Angel, Columbia University

  3. Kyle Coleman, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Krishnamurthy Subramanian , Rutgers University

  5. Sora Yoon, University of Pennsylvania

  6. Da Wu,Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

  7. Annie Abioye, University of Pennsylvania

  8. Rashid Al-Abri, Columbia University

  9. Jingye Yang, University of Pennsylvania, CHOP

11:45am- 2:00pm

Break for Lunch

Poster Networking Session

Colket Translational Research Building

2:00pm- 2:45pm

Keynote Speaker introduction by Bo Li, PhD

Mark Gerstein PhD


Biomedical Informatics, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry,

Computer Science, Statistics & Data Science
Yale University

2:45pm - 3:15pm

Beth Cimini, PhD

Senior Group Leader

Cimini Lab

Broad Institute

Harvard University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:15pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Break

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Li Shen, PhD



University of Pennsylvania

Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Keynote Speaker  introduction by Marylyn Ritchie, PhD

David Baker, PhD


Director, Institute for Protein Design
University of Washington

4:45pm- 5:00pm

Closing Remarks and Presentation of Trainee Awards

Bo Li, PhD

Associate Professor

Computational Immunology

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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