Program

Due to COVID-19, AlCoB 2020 is postponed and will be merged with AlCoB 2021

 

Invited lectures: 45 minutes for presentation + 5 minutes for questions

Contributed talks: 23 minutes for presentation + 2 minutes for questions

PROGRAM

Monday, April 13

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Registration
  • 09:30 - 09:40 Opening
  • 09:40 - 10:30 Terry Gaasterland. Genetic Risk of Disease through Genome Variation and Regulation of Transcription - Invited lecture
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Break
  • 11:00 - 12:15
    • → Andre Rodrigues Oliveira, Geraldine Jean, Guillaume Fertin, Klairton Lima Brito, Ulisses Dias and Zanoni Dias. A 3.5-Approximation Algorithm for Sorting by Intergenic Transpositions
    • → Md Momin Al Aziz, Parimala Thulasiraman and Noman Mohammed. Parallel Generalized Suffix Tree Construction for Genomic Data
    • → Gabriel Siqueira, Klairton Lima Brito, Ulisses Dias and Zanoni Dias. Heuristics for Reversal Distance between Genomes with Duplicated Genes
  • 12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 - 15:00
    • → Lucia Williams and Brendan Mumey. Extending Maximal Perfect Haplotype Blocks to the Realm of Pangenomics
    • → Zhe Yu, Chunfang Zheng and David Sankoff. Gaps and Runs in Syntenic Alignments
    • → Hannah Brown, Lei Zuo and Dan Gusfield. Comparing Integer Linear Programming to SAT-solving for Hard Problems in Computational and Systems Biology
  • 15:00 - 15:30 Break
  • 15:30 - 16:20 Poster session I
  • 16:20 - 18:20 Touristic visit

Tuesday, April 14

  • 09:30 - 10:20 Christine Orengo. Algorithms for Mining Massive Metagenome Repositories to Detect Novel Enzymes - Invited lecture
  • 10:20 - 10:50 Break and group photo
  • 10:50 - 12:05
    • → Remie Janssen, Mark Jones and Yukihiro Murakami. Combining Networks Using Cherry Picking Sequences
    • → Mohsen Katebi, Pedro Feijao, Julius Booth, Mehrdad Mansouri, Sean La, Alex Sweeten, Seyed Reza Miraskarshahi, Mathew Nguyen, Johnathan Wong, William Hsiao, Cedric Chauve and Leonid Chindelevitch. PathOGiST: A Novel Method for Clustering Pathogen Isolates by Combining Multiple Genotyping Signals
    • → Remie Janssen and Yukihiro Murakami. Linear Time Algorithm for Tree-child Network Containment
  • 12:05 - 13:35 Lunch
  • 13:35 - 14:50
    • → Misagh Kordi and Mukul S. Bansal. TreeSolve: Rapid Error-correction of Microbial Gene Trees
    • → Edward Allen, John Farrell, Alexandria Harkey, David John, Gloria Muday, James Norris and Bo Wu. Time Series Adjustment Enhancement of Hierarchical Modeling of Arabidopsis thaliana Gene Interactions
    • → Jiarui Chen, Hong-Hin Cheong and Weng In Siu. BESTox: A Convolutional Neural Network Regression Model Based on Binary-encoded SMILES for Acute Oral Toxicity Prediction of Chemical Compounds
  • 14:50 - 15:20 Break
  • 15:20 - 16:10 Poster session II
  • 16:10 - 17:30 Reception

Wednesday, April 15

  • 09:30 - 10:20 Tamar Schlick. Folding Genes at Nucleosome Resolution - Invited lecture
  • 10:20 - 10:50 Break
  • 10:50 - 12:05
    • → Shaoheng Liang, Qingnan Liang, Rui Chen and Ken Chen. Stratified Test Alleviates Batch Effects in Single-cell Data
    • → Sayan Mandal, Aldo Aldo Guzmán-Sáenz, Niina Haiminen, Saugata Basu and Laxmi Parida. A Topological Data Analysis Approach on Predicting Phenotypes from Gene Expression Data
    • → Shunfu Mao, Yihan Jiang, Edwin Mathew and Sreeram Kannan. BOAssembler: A Bayesian Optimization Framework to Improve RNA-Seq Assembly Performance
  • 12:05 - 12:15 Closing
  • 12:15 Lunch