Scientific Programme

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Scientific Programme (still subject to small changes)


June 10, 2009
June 11, 2009
June 12, 2009
June 13, 2009
08.30   Registration and poster hang up   Free time
09.00 Opening Session

Welcome and introduction

Keynote: RNA WikiProject: Community annotation of RNA families,
Alex Bateman

Bioinformatics Experimentation in a New Agent-Based Infrastructure OpenKnowledge,
D. Gerloff et al.

ProDaMa-C: a collaborative web application to generate specialized protein structure datasets,
G. Armano & A. Manconi
Scientific Session

Keynote: Semantically Integrated eCommunities in Biomedicine: Next-Generation Models of Biomedical Communication,
Tim Clark

The DC-THERA Directory: A Knowledge Management System to Support Collaboration on Dendritic Cell and Immunology Research,
M. Guendel et al.

GePh-CARD: an information exchange application for an Hub & Spoke Network for Skeletal Dysplasias,
M. Mordenti & L. Sangiorgi

Presentation of NETTAB 2010 Workshop
10.30 Coffee Break Coffee Break General Meeting of the

Italian Network for Oncology Bioiformatics

Meeting restricted to network's partners.

Closure is planned at 16.00.
11.00 Scientific Session

Keynote: Who are you? Managing collaborative digital identities in bioinformatics with myExperiment,
Duncan Hull

Demonstration of the myExperiment project and tools,
Duncan Hull

Abstraction based cooperation for the design of bioinformatics workflows,
F. Cadier & P. Picouet

Biomedical applications in the EELA-2 Project,
L.N. Ciuffo & R. Mayo
Panel Discussion

Collaborative and Social Bioinformatics Research and Development: why, when, who and how?
Alex Bateman, Tim Clark, Duncan Hull and all participants
12.00 Scientific Session

Keynote: Bacterial Phylogeny and Taxonomy in the High-Throughput Sequencing World,
Gabriel Valiente

RNA tertiary structure prediction with ModeRNA,
M. Musielak et al.

Improved heuristic for pairwise RNA secondary structure prediction,
O. Perriquet & P. Barahona
13.00 Lunch Break
13.30 Lunch Break
14.30 Registration and poster hang-up Scientific Session

Make Histri: collaborative curation of exchange histories of bacterial and archaeal type strains,
B. Verslyppe et al.

SBMM Assistant: Social Pathway Annotation,
I. Navas-Delgado et al.
15.00 Tutorial 1

Tools for miRNA genes and target prediction.

Alessandro Laganà, University of Catania.
Scientific Session

Analysing the microRNA-17-92/Myc/E2F/RB Compound Toggle Switch by Theorem Proving,
G. Bella & P. Liò

Mapping miRNA genes on human fragile sites and translocation breakpoints,
A. Ferro et al.

Keynote:Computational challenges in the study of small regulatory RNAs,
Doron Betel
Leaving for the Lipari School on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
15.30 Poster / Demo Session
16.30 Day closure and Departure to the Social Tour Coffee Break  
17.00 Coffee Break Scientific Session A suite of web based tools for elucidating microRNA function,
G. L. Papadopoulos et al.

miRScape: A Cytoscape Plugin to Annotate Biological Networks with microRNAs,
A. Ferro et al.
17.15 Tutorial 2

Technologies and procedures involved with wiki resources and examples of wiki usage and of real systems in bioinformatics.

Paolo Romano, National Cancer Research Institute, Genova, and Elda Rossi, CINECA, Casalecchio di Reno (BO)
18.00 Workshop closure
19.00 Day closure
20.30 Social Dinner