Keynote Speakers

Terry Speed

UC Berkeley

Peter Bickel
UC Berkeley

John Storey
Princeton

Chung-I Wu
University of Chicago

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Organizing Committee
CHAIR: Ping Ma, UIUC
Ji-Ping Wang, NU
Zhong, Sheng, UIUC
Jake Chen, IUPUI
David Sigfredo Angulo, DePaul
Yang Dai, UIC
Zhong, Wenxuan, UIUC
Zhaohui Qin, U of M
Simon Lin, NU

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Advisory Committee
CHAIR: Harris Lewin, UIUC
Brain Athey, UMICH
Mary Ellen Bock, Purdue
Rex L. Chisholm, Northwestern
Bruce Schatz, UIUC
Suzanne Stratton, Carle
Xuming He, UIUC
Eric Jackobsson, NCSA
Larry Schook, UIUC

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All events take place in Bevier Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, October 4th, 2008


8:00 am

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST (IGB Conference Center)

8:30 am

WELCOME ADDRESS - HARRIS LEWIN
Director, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

 

SESSION I
Chair, Ji-Ping Wang (Northwestern)

8:40 am

Terry Speed
Terry Speed

University of California at Berkeley
"Fragment-level Analysis of GC-MS based Metabolomics Data"

9:25 am

Terry Speed
Brian Athey

University of Michigan
"The Emerging Field of Translational Bioinformatics — A National Perspective"

9:55 am

Ping Ma
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Statistical Modeling of Time Course Gene Expressions"

10:20 am

COFFEE BREAK

 

SESSION II
Chair, Wenxuan Zhong (Illinois)

10:35 am

john storey
John Storey
Princeton University
"Rethinking Experimental Design in High-dimensional Biology"

11:20 am

Sheng Zhong
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Cross-Species de Novo Identification of Cis-regulatory Modules and Application to Gene Regulation in Embryonic Stem Cells"

11:45 am

john storey
Bruce R. Schatz

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"BeeSpace: An Interactive System for Functional Analysis"

12:15 pm

LUNCH & POSTER SESSION (IGB Conference Center)

 

SESSION III
Chair, Chunming Zhang (Wisconsin)

1:50 pm

Chung-I WuJohn Quackenbush
Peter Bickel
University of California at Berkeley
"Refined Nonparametric Methods for Genomic Inference"

2:35 pm

Wenxuan Zhong
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Identification of Active Motifs by Correlation Pursuit"

3:00 pm

Jun Xie
Purdue University
"Group Variable Selection Methods and their Applications in Analyses of Genomic Data
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3:25 pm

COFFEE BREAK & PRESENTATION OF POSTER AWARDS

 

SESSION IV
Chair, Sheng Zhong (Illinois)

3:40 pm

Chung-I WuJohn Quackenbush
Chung-I Wu

University of Chicago
"Canalization and Genetic Homeostasis — New Light from MicroRNAs"

4:25 pm

Jake Chen
Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis
"Characterizing the Human Plasma Proteome"

4:50 pm

Simon Lin
Northwestern University
"Bioinformatics in the Seventh Heaven: Cloud Computing for Large Scale Genomics"

5:15 pm

Saurabh Sinha
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Comparative Regulatory Genomics in Medium and Large Divergence Regimes"

5:40 pm

CLOSING REMARKS