Biotech China 2014
Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, US
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Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
09:00:00 Workshop A: Structural Re-Annotation Using RNA-Seq of Newly or Poorly Annotated Genomes Maarten Leerkes
13:00:00 Workshop B: Genome-Based and Genome-Free Transcript Reconstruction and Analysis Using RNA-Seq Data Brian Haas, Cole Trapnell
16:30:00 Workshop C: Computational Quality Control Methods for RNA-Seq Stuart Brown
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
08:00:00 Registration & Breakfast
08:50:00 Chairman’s Opening Remarks
09:00:00 Past, Present & Future Best Practices for Transcriptome Analysis Mark Gerstein
09:30:00 Transcript Sequence Assessment Leading to More Impactful Interpretation of Results
10:00:00 Speed Networking
11:30:00 A Comparison of Strand-Specific RNA-Seq Techniques
12:00:00 INDUSTRY CASE STUDY: Applications of RNA-Seq within Research & Development at GSK
12:30:00 Introducing Lexogen’s SENSE and SQUARE Technologies: Enabling Complete Transcriptome Sequencing
13:00:00 Networking Lunch
14:00:00 Trinity de novo RNA-Seq Assembly for Analysis of Model and Non-Model Organisms Brian Haas
14:30:00 Aligning RNA-Seq Data to Explore the Causes of Schitzophrenia Tomas Babak
15:00:00 Panel Session: Lost in Transcription… Graham Brock, Brian Dougherty, Mark Gerstein
15:30:00 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
16:00:00 Statistical Modelling in Non-Coding RNA Mediated Regulatory Networks Yunlong Liu
16:30:00 Using RNA-Seq to Characterize Explant Models to Support Research and Drug Discovery
17:00:00 Chairman’s Closing Remarks
17:10:00 Affymetrix Welcome Networking Drinks Reception
Thursday, June 20, 2013
08:15:00 Registration & Breakfast
08:50:00 Chairman’s Opening Remarks
09:00:00 Optimal Detection of Gene Fusions and Application to Large RNA-Seq Datasets Thomas Wu
09:30:00 Accurate de novo Assembly of RNA-Seq Data without the Need for a Reference Genome
10:00:00 Morning Refreshments & Networking
10:30:00 Inference of Alternative Splicing from RNA-Seq Data with Probabilistic Splice Graphs Colin Dewey
11:00:00 AVEO’s Pathway-Based Biomarker Discovery Approach Using Microarray Data from Next-Generation Mouse Models
11:30:00 Using Extensive RNA-Seq Analyses to Reveal Novel Approaches for Gene Model Construction and Alternative Splicing Detection in the Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus Neoformans Maarten Leerkes
12:00:00 Networking Lunch
13:00:00 Optimizing the National Cyberinfrastructure for Lower Bioinformatic Costs: Making the Most of Resources for Publicly Funded Research
13:30:00 Analysis Methods for High-Throughput RNA Sequencing Assays Cole Trapnell
14:00:00 Cross-Comparison of Microarray and RNA-Seq Technology When Building Predictive Models for Biomarker Identification and Correlating Gene Function to Useful Traits Debraj Guha Thakurta
14:30:00 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
15:00:00 RNA-seq: “But what about all my microarray data?” Edward Oakeley
15:30:00 Comparison of RNA-Seq and Microarray Profiling of FFPEPreserved Tissues for Biomarker Studies Joachim Theilhaber
16:00:00 Panel Discussion: So what’s it to Be - Microarray or RNA-Seq? Edward Oakeley, Joachim Theilhaber, Maarten Leerkes
16:30:00 Chairman’s Closing Remarks
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