The ISCB RSG-UK is pleased to confirm that our inaugural event was a great success. We would like to express our gratitude to all of our keynote speakers, reviewers, and participants who made event successful. We look forward to seeing you next year :)
Programme

08:30-09:00

- Registration

Session One

08:55

- Welcome Address

09:05

- RSG Introduction by Dr. Manuel Corpas, The Genome Analysis Centre, Norwich
- Developing the Next Generation of Computational Biologists through RSGs

09:20-10:00

- Keynote 1 -Dr. Natasha De Vere - National Botanic Gardens of Wales
- DNA Barcoding: creating an open access resource for people, wildlife & the environment

10:00-10:15

- Coffee Break

Session Two

10:15-10:35

- Early Career Researcher Talk (PostDoc)

- Talk Title: Evolutionary pattern of the phosphoproteome in 18 yeast species, by Romain Studer of EBI, UK

10:40-10:55

11:00-11:15

- Student Talk: Goldilocks: Locating genomic regions that are `just right`, by Sam Nichols from Aberystwyth University

11:20-12:00

- Keynote 2 - Dr. Alex Bateman - Bateman Lab, EBI-Cambridge
- Talk Title: Biological Databases, not just stamp collection

12:00-12:05

- High Performance Computing Wales

12:05-12:15

- Industry Talk : Moleculomics – Working Molecular Knowledge Across Genomes

12:15-13:00

- Lunch and Poster Setup/Session

Session Three

13:05-13:45

- Keynote 3 - Dr. Tatiana Tatarinova, University of Southern California
- Talk Title: Finding home using DNA.

14:05-15:00

- Interactive Session and Poster Session (with refreshments)

Session Four

15:05-15:25

- Early Career Researcher Talk (PostDoc)
- Evolution of miRNAs and their targets among hominoid primates by Dr. Ranajit Das from University of Sheffield

15:30-15:45

- Student Talk: Predicting tumour grade across multiple adenocarcinomas using exome sequence data, by Russel Sutherland of Kings College London

15:50-16:30

Awards and Remarks

16:35

- Awards and Closing Remarks

You can download the symposium booklet from this link.

We are glad to announce that a highlight of the symposium is now published at F1000 Research's channel for ISCB Student Council.
Click here to read the Highlights of the 1st Student Symposium of the ISCB RSG UK - F1000Research

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