Biomarker Data Analysis
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, September 29, 2008
15:00:00 Registration for Pre-Conference Events
16:00:00 Welcoming Remarks from Conference Director
16:10:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks George A. Calin
16:15:00 Five Characteristics of a Biomarker to be Useful for Personalizing Medicine Felix Frueh
16:40:00 Biomarkers for What? Diagnostic, Prognostic or Predictive? Sudhir Srivastava
17:05:00 Building a Biomarker Information Pipeline and Enabling Translational and Personalized Medicine: Leveraging Industry Standard to Bring Omics Closer to Medicine Martin D. Leach
17:30:00 Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
07:00:00 Registration Open
07:30:00 Morning Coffee or Technology Workshops
07:30:00 Breakfast Workshop
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
08:35:00 Biomarkers: Understanding the Disease Process Michael N. Liebman
09:00:00 Biomarkers for Metabolic Disease: Predicting Weight Loss From Serotranscriptomics Sujoy Ghosh
09:25:00 Ingenuity Pathways Analysis: Prioritization of Biomarker Candidates from Omics Data Based on Phenotypic Association Deborah Riley
09:50:00 Defining Health at the Molecular Level Martin Grigorov
10:15:00 Networking Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:10:00 Advances in Bioinformatics for Next Generation Clinical Research and Biomarker Development Studies James Lyons- Weiler
11:35:00 Integrating Omics and Clinical Data to Better Understand Disease Mechanism and Predict Treatment Outcome A. Jamie Cuticchia
12:00:00 Luncheon Technology Showcases
13:40:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
13:45:00 Translational Systems Biology Approach to Panel Biomarker Discoveries Jake Chen
14:10:00 High-Throughput Functional Proteomics Facilitates a Systems Biology Approach to Personalized Medicine Gordon Mills
15:00:00 Networking Refreshment Break with Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:00:00 System-Wide Peripheral Biomarker Discovery Through an Information-Theoretic Framework Gil Alterovitz
16:25:00 Using Causal Network Models for Mechanistic Biomarker Discovery and Development Keith Elliston
16:50:00 Achieving Confidence in Mechanism for Biomarker Discovery and Accelerated Drug Development Colin Hill
17:15:00 Close of Day
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
07:00:00 Registration Open
07:30:00 Morning Coffee or Technology Workshops
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
08:35:00 MOA Biomarker Discovery for IKKb Inhibition Program: An Interdisciplinary Approach Zhenhao Qi
09:00:00 Semantic Web Abstractions for Biomedical Informatics: A Better Foundation for Integrating Sensitive Heterogeneous Data Sources Jonas S. Almeida
09:25:00 Using Networks to Integrate Omic and Semantic Data: Towards Understanding Protein Function on a Genome Scale Mark Gerstein
09:50:00 Networking Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
10:50:00 Optimal Biomarker Approach: Data Analysis Considerations of Individual, Panel or Profile Stephen Naylor
11:15:00 Panel Discussion
11:40:00 Multiplexed Biomarker Assay Development Luncheon Technology Workshop Michael Pisano
11:40:00 Enabling Drug Development Through Multiplexed Assays Luncheon Technology Workshop Pankaj Oberoi
13:10:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
13:15:00 Integration of Metabolic and Transcriptomic Profiling for Understanding of Diabetes and Obesity Mechanisms Christopher B. Newgard
13:40:00 Integrating Gene and Protein Expression Biomarkers in a Systems Biology Approach to Colon Cancer Mark Chance
14:05:00 A Systems Biology Approach to Biomarker Discovery Karin Rodland
14:30:00 Connecting the Biomarker Dots in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases Ira L. Goldknopf
15:00:00 Close of Conference
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