Bioinformatics in Genomic and Proteomic Data
November 25 – 27 2009, Brno, Czech Republic
British Embassy
UK Science & Innovation Network
British Embassy
Prague
Czech Republic

MU
Masaryk University
Brno
Czech Republic


Programme of the Conference

The Conference will be led by experts in the application of Bioinformatics to Genomics and Proteomics data from Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Switzerland and United Kingdom. The Conference will be conducted in English. The Conference participants should have a general knowledge of biostatistics and molecular biology and genetics.

Programme of the Conference including abstracts is also available as PDF file (1.2 MB)

 

 

25 November 2009
14:00 – 15:00	Arrival and registration
15:00 – 15:10 	Official Opening, British Embassy
15:10 – 15.20 	Official Opening, Masaryk University
15:20 – 16:00 	State-of-the-Art Challenges of Genomic and Proteomic data [slides] (Torik Ayoubi, VIB MicroArray Facility, K.U. Leuven, Belgium)
16:00 – 16:20	Coffee break
16:20 – 17:00 	Development of Software Tools for Structural Bioinformatics (Jiří Damborský, Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
17:00 – 17:20 	Education in Analysis of Genomic and Proteomic Data (Eva Budinská, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland & IBA Masaryk University, Czech Republic) 
17:20 – 17:40 	Discussion
19:00 – 21:00   Welcome Reception

26 November 2009
08:50 – 09:00 Opening of the second day of the conference 09:00 – 10:10 On the Causes of Correlations in Affymetrix GeneChip Data [slides] (Andrew Harrison, University of Essex, UK) 10:10 – 10:30 Coffee Break 10:30 – 11:40 Searching for Differentially Expressed Genes [slides] (Eva Budinská, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland & IBA Masaryk University, Czech Republic) 11:40 – 12:50 Supervised and Unsupervised Analysis, Building Predictors in Microarrays [slides] (Giovanni Montana, Imperial College London, UK) 12:50 – 13:05 Discussion 13:05 – 14:20 Lunch 14:20 – 15:30 Computational Epigenetics [slides] (Nuno L. Barbosa-Morais, University of Cambridge , UK) 15:30 – 16:40 Meta-Analysis for Omics Datasets [slides] (Praktyasha Wirahpati, SIB, Switzerland) 16:40 – 17:00 Coffee Break 17:00 – 18:10 Pathway and Gene Set Analysis of Microarray Data [slides](Claus Dieter Mayer, University of Aberdeen, UK) 18:10 - 18:25 Discussion and Close 20:30 Workshop Dinner
27 November 2009
08:50 – 09:00	Opening of the last day of the conference
09:00 – 10:10	Enabling Data Mining: Bioinformatics Resources for Proteomics and Genomics (Rolf Apweiler, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK)
10:10 – 10:30	Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:40 	Analysis of Mass Spectrometry Protein Data (Jennifer Barrett, University of Leeds, UK)
11:40 – 12:50	Molecular Based Phylogenies: Methods, Theory and Algorithms and the Limit of Their Predictive Power (Gaston H. Gonnet, Swiss Federal Institute of 
Technology, Zürich, Switzerland)
12:50 – 13:05 Discussion 13:05 – 14:20 Lunch 14:20 – 15:30 The State-of-the-Art in DNA Sequence Analysis (Natália Martínková, IBA, Czech Republic) 15:30 – 16:00 Discussion and Close