Workshop on the Interface of Molecular Biology and Computer Science

The aim of this workshop is to bring together staff, researchers and research students from the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences (BABS) and the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at UNSW to discuss research problems of interest to both schools. The workshop will feature 4 talks from each school. Each talk is allocated 15 minutes with 10-12 minutes of presentation and the remaining time for discussion.

See below for a tentative workshop program. If you are interested to attend, please register here by 2 Dec 2016 so that we can cater for you.

Date: Thur 8 Dec 2016

Time: 9:50am-1:30pm

Place: Ainsworth 101 (Campus grid: J17)

Workshop organisers: Chun Tung Chou (CSE), Mark Tanaka (BABS)

Workshop Program

Last updated: 9 Nov 2016

09:50-10:00 Opening remarks

Claude Sammut, Deputy HoS (Research), CSE
Andrew Brown, HoS, BABS

10:00-11:05 Irina Voineagu (BABS)
Applications of Big Data Science in Neurogenetics

Arash Bayat (CSE)
From sequenced reads to variant call set. All the way in a single chip.

Marc Wilkins (BABS)
From Genomes and Proteomes to Biological Systems

Mike Bain (CSE)
Relational Stream Mining

Short advertising talks on behalf of people who can't make it (< 5 mins)
11:05-11:30
Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Ruiting Lan (BABS)
Pathogen genomics and genome informatics

Bruno Gaeta (CSE)
Binding site comparison: antibodies and beyond

Richard Edwards (BABS)
Evolving new stuff

Chun Tung Chou (CSE)
From cell signalling to computation and back
12:30-13:30
Lunch