RADIANT Meeting, 29th-30th January 2015, Zurich

The University of Zurich is hosting the next meeting of the RADIANT consortium, 29th to 30th January 2015. There will be a buffet lunch at 12:00 on Thursday 29th before the meeting starts at 13:00, and the meeting will finish with a lunch at 12:30 on Friday 30th. On Thursday evening there will be a group dinner (venue: http://www.commercio.ch/en/commihalle/).

As well as contributed talks from the RADIANT consortium, there will be three presenations from invited speakers:

Please confirm your participation by email to christina.purcell@manchester.ac.uk, and your attendance at the group dinner on Thursday. Please include any dietary requirments in your email.

 

Meeting Venue

University of Zurich, Irchel Campus
Room Y34-J-01 (Building 34, Level J, Room 1)

Further information on getting around the campus can be found on the University of Zurich website.

Irchel Campus Map

 

List of hotels

http://www.welcomehotels.ch/en/coronado/
http://www.booking.com/hotel/ch/rigihof.en-gb.html
http://www.sternenoerlikon.ch/en/home

 

 

Meeting Schedule
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THURSDAY 29th January

12.00-13.00

Lunch

13.00-13.10

Intro/welcome – Magnus

13.10-14.00

Invited speaker: Constance Ciaudo

14.00-14.20

Single cell RNA-Seq analysis of medullary thymic epithelial cells (mTECs) reveals patterns of promiscuous gene expression in the thymus
Alejandro Reyes (EMBL)

14.20-14.40

Isoform inference from multiple RNA-seq samples
Elsa Bernard (ARMINES)

14.40-15.00

Coffee

15.00-15.20

Reverse-engineering the human retina transcriptome
Michele Pinelli (TIGEM)

15.20-15:40

Pharmacogenomics of lymphoproliferative disease
Wolfgang Huber (EMBL)

15.40-16.00

Centromere identification from Hi-C data
Nelle Varoquaux (ARMINES)

16.00-16.50

Invited speaker: Bernd Bodenmiller

16:50-17:00

A position specific error model for short read sequencing and processing inferred from 1000s of whole genome sequence datasets” work on ICGC – PanCancer Project (EMBL)

Evening

Group Dinner

 

 

FRIDAY 30th January

8.30-9.00  

PSC Meeting

9:00-9:15

Transcript annotations – same same but different
Korbinian Grote (Genomatix)

9:15-9:30

A reliability check for NGS Mapping Results
Matthias Scherf (Genomatix)

9.30-10.20

Systems Pathology Lab
Peter Wild (Invited speaker)

10.20-10.40

Coffee

10.40-11.00

CRISPR/Cas9 variant analysis
Helen Lindsay (University of Zurich)

11.00-11.20

INSPECT: Infer MRNA Sythesis Process and Degradation Rates and Dynamics from RNA – and 4sU – seq time course
Stefano di Pretis (IIT)

11.20-11.40

MethylPipe and compEpitools: a suite of R packages for an integrative analysis of epigenomics data
Mattia Pelizzola (IIT)

11.40-11:55

Analysis of splicing-associated delays in transcription
Magnus Rattray (University of Manchester)

11.55-12.10

Spike and Slab GPLVM for Extracting Regulator Activity Profiles
Zhenwen Dai (University of Sheffield)

12.10-12.25

The NIPS Experiment: Analysing the reliability of peer review
Neil Lawrence (University of Sheffield)

12.25-12.30

Final comments

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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