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Introduction and welcome by prof. Jo Vandesompele

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Introduction

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  2. 2. 13:30 Welcome reception<br />14:00 Introduction<br />14:05 Investigating the human gut flora using metagenomics (prof. dr. JeroenRaes, VUB)<br />14:25 The post-genomic era: epigenetic sequencing applications and data integration (dr. ir.MatéOngenaert, CMGG - UGent)<br />14:45 Visualisationof large datasets (drs. Geert Trooskens, BIOBIX - UGent)<br />15:00 Race against the sequencing machine: processing of raw DNA sequence data at the Genomics Core (dr. Luc Dehaspe, Genomics Core - UZLeuven)<br />15:20 Coffee break<br />15:45 Integrative transcriptomicsto study non-coding RNA functions (dr. ir. Pieter Mestdagh, CMGG - UGent)<br />16:05 Large scale machine learning challenges for systems biology (dr. YvanSaeys, VIB - UGent)<br />16:25 Pathway analysis: example from the bench (drs.JolienVermeire, HIVlab, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology - UGent)<br />16:40 Proteomics and cross-omics integration (prof. dr. LennartMaertens (VIB - UGent)<br />17:00 Closure<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>BE, NL, FR
  4. 4. UGent, UA, KUL, ULG, ULB, … ILVO, SCK, … (pediatric immunology, microbiology, medical genetics, computer sciences, physiology, dermatology, plant systems biology, …)
  5. 5. Applied Math, Bayer Bioscience, Evolved Analytics Europe, Genetwister, Janssens Pharmaceuticals, Roche, …</li></ul>130<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>hybrid is leitmotif today
  7. 7. mixed audience in terms of background
  8. 8. speakers
  9. 9. 2 PhD students, 4 postdocs, 2 professors
  10. 10. metagenomics, epigenetics, functional genomics, proteomics, systems biology
  11. 11. commercial tools vs. open source
  12. 12. bio-informatics
  13. 13. use informatics to solve biological problems
  14. 14. none of the speakers is a trained bio-informatician</li></ul> “don’t be afraid to start, just dig in”<br />
  15. 15. <ul><li>house rules
  16. 16. mute mobile phones
  17. 17. interact – discuss – ask questions
  18. 18. thank you
  19. 19. JaspertAnckaert
  20. 20. Pieter Mestdagh
  21. 21. AnneleenDecock
  22. 22. MatéOngenaert</li>

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