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


Introduction by Conference Chair, Mingyao 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

Eytan Ruppin, PhD

Chief, Cancer Data Science Laboratory

Head, Computational Precision Oncology Section

National Institutes for Health National Cancer Institute

Center for Cancer Research

9:30am- 10:00am

Qian Cong, PhD

Assistant Professor, Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development

Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholar in Biomedical Research

UT Southwestern Medical Center

10:00am- 10:15am

Morning Break

10:15am- 10:45am

Jiyang Yu, PhD

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty

Interim Chair, Department of Computational Biology

St Jude Children's Research Hospital

10:45am- 11:15am

Glennis Logsdon, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Core Member, Epigenetics Institute

University of Pennsylvania

Perelman School of Medicine

11:15am- 11:45am

Poster Lightning Round (3-minute Flash Presentations)

11:45am- 2:00pm

Break for Lunch

Poster Networking Session

Colket Translational Research Building

2:00pm- 2:45pm

Keynote Speaker introduction by Marylyn Ritchie, PhD

Feng Yue, PhD

Director, Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Center for Advanced Molecular Analysis

Duane and Susan Burnham Professor of Molecular Medicine

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Pathology

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

2:45pm - 3:15pm

Ashley Kiemen, PhD

Assistant Professor


Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBio Technology

3:15pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Break

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Zhonghua Li, PhD

Assistant Professor


Mailman School of Public Health

Columbia University Data Science Institute

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Saad Nadeem, PhD

Assistant Attending Computer Scientist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Departments of Medical Physics and Pathology

Assistant Professor

Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Stony Brook University

4:45pm- 5:00pm

Closing Remarks and Presentation of Trainee Awards

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

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