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Wednesday, February 7, 2018


Thursday, February 8, 2018

8:30 AM   Breakfast and Registration   Terrace
9:00 AM Welcome and Scientific Remarks by Dr. Jason Moore
Salon C
9:30 AM Drs. Robert Anholt and Trudy Mackay “Genetics of Alcohol Sensitivity”
10:00 AM Dr. David Buchner “Widespread inter-chromosomal epistasis regulates glucose homeostasis and gene expression”
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Dr. Jason Miller “Evaluating multi-omic data integration methods with applications to lipid traits”
11:15 AM Dr. William La Cava “Discovering rules from electronic health records”
11:45 AM Discussion
12:00 PM Catered Lunch Terrace
1:00 PM Dr. Daniel Himmelstein “Integrating biomedical knowledge using hetnets”” Salon C
1:30 PM Elizabeth Piette “Improving machine learning reproducibility in genetic association studies with proportional instance cross validation (PICV)”
2:00 PM Discussion
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM Dr. Ruowang Li “A computational method to improve missing data imputation in Electronic Health Record”
3:15 PM Discussion
4:00 PM Adjourn for the day (Dinner on your own)

Friday, February 8, 2018

8:30 AM  Breakfast   Terrace
9:00 AM Dr. Yong Chen “An integrative learning framework for pleiotropic effects” Salon C
9:30 AM Dr. Wen Huang “Robust genetic networks in the presence of plastic regulatory variation”
10:00 AM Discussion
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Dr. James Malley “The End of Parameters. The End of Models.”
 11:15 AM Britney Graham “A method for estimating relative prevalence from genetic risk allele frequency.”
11:45 AM Discussion
12:00 PM Catered Lunch Terrace
1:00 PM Dr. Yogasudha Veturi “Integration of high-dimensional data across species”
1:30 PM Dr. Patryk Orzechowski “EBIC – AI based biclustering” Salon C
2:00 PM Group Discussion
3:00 PM Cocktail Hour Poolside
5:00 PM Dinner on your own

Saturday, February 10, 2018