Schedule is Eastern time zone.


Introduction by Conference Chair Dokyoon Kim, PhD



Yi Xing, PhD

Executive Director, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Marylyn Ritchie, PhD

Director of the Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI)

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

8:45am- 9:30am

Keynote Speaker introduction by Marylyn Ritchie, PhD

Karen Miga, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Biomolecular Engineering Department at UCSC

Associate Director at the UCSC Genomics Institute

9:30am- 10:00am

Nilanjan Chatterjee, PhD

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Department of Oncology 

School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University

10:00am- 10:15am

Morning Break

10:15am- 10:45am

Gina Peloso, PhD

Associate Professor


Boston University

10:45am- 11:15am

Greg Bowman, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of Folding@home
Associate Director of CSELS
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis

11:15am- 11:45am

Poster Lightning Round

Presentations of 10 selected posters

11:45am- 1:45pm

Break for Lunch

Poster Networking Session

Roberts Center for Pediatric Research Lobby

1:45pm- 2:30pm

Keynote Speaker introduction by Yi Xing, PhD

Bogdan Pasaniuc, PhD

Associate Professor
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Human Genetics, and Computational Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Iuliana Ionita-Laza, PhD

Department of Biostatistics
Columbia University

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Afternoon Break

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Duygu Ucar, PhD

Assistant Professor

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

3:45pm - 4:15pm

Corey McMillan PhD

Associate Professor, Neurology

Perelman School of Medicine 

University of Pennsylvania

4:15pm- 4:30pnm

Closing Remarks

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