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Day 2: NBIC Conference

Day 2 of the NBIC Conference was open for everyone interested.

Presentations will soon be made available online.

Programme, March 30

   
08:30 - 09:00 Registration with coffee & tea
   
09:00 - 09:15 Opening by Prof. dr. Jaap Heringa (Chair day 2)
   
09:15 - 10:00 Keynote speaker: Yair Field, Segal Lab of
  Computational Biology, Weizmann Institute, Israel
  Title: Chromatin structure and function encoded through
  nucleosome positioning signals
   
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee & tea & application showcase
   
10:30 - 12:00 3 Keynote speakers: scientific highlights NBIC
  10:30 - 11:00 Keynote speaker: Barend Mons, Leiden University Medical
  Center/ Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre
  Title: In Silico discovery: dream or mainstream?
  11:00 - 11:30 Keynote speaker: Jaap Heringa, VU University Amsterdam/
  Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre
  Title: Towards a networked understanding of cellular function: when
  is a model of genes, products and connections between them good
  enough?
  11:30 - 12:00 Keynote speaker: Harold Verstegen, Manager Bioinformatics
  at Keygene
  Title: True integration with bioinformatics leads to leads.
   
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  - Meet & Greet the keynote speakers (PhD students only)
  - Application showcase
  - Job Market
  - NBIC information stand
   
13:00 - 14:00 Parallel meetings:
  - Bioinformatics in Industry (on invitation)
  - Presentation: Results BioAssist hackathon
   
14:00 - 14:45 Keynote speaker: Paul Kersey, Ensembl Genomes Team, EMBL-EBI,
  United Kingdom
  Title: Towards high-throughput understanding
   
14:45 - 15:10 Coffee & tea & application showcase
   
15:10 - 15:40 Final application showcase
   
15:40 - 16:10 Presentation of the NBIC Young Bioinformatician Award,
  followed by a scientific lecture by the winner: Dr. Lude Franke
   
16:10 - 16:15 Announcement of the Application Showcase winner
   
16:15 - 17:00 Keynote speaker: Mark A. Musen, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University,
  National Center for Biomedical Ontology, US
  Title: The National Center for Biomedical Ontology: Bringing
  Structure to Biomedical Data
   
17:00 Closing Conference