Schedule

Complete list of events taking place during the short and long programs. View the Talks and Papers page for presentation titles and links to relevant papers. Download the Whova app to stay up-to-date on CGSI events!

7/10/2017 8:30-9:00 Breakfast California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 9:00-9:15 Introduction CGSI Organizing Committee
CGSI Mission and 2017 Programs
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Lior Pachter
Title TBA
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 10:00-10:45 Tutorial Ilan Gronau
Demography inference: From parameter estimation to model selection
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 10:45-11:15 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/10/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Jennifer Listgarten
Machine learning for CRISPR gene editing
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 14:45-15:30 Research Talk Dana Pe’er
Imputation in Single Cell RNA-seq Data
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 16:00-16:45 Research Talk Michael Schatz
Advances in genome sequencing and assembly
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 17:00-18:00 Social Event Happy Hour Drinks at Wolfgang Puck Express on UCLA Campus (Ackerman Union, Level 1)
Wolfgang Puck Express

7/11/2017 7:30-8:00 Social Event Morning run with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
UCLA Campus

7/11/2017 8:00-8:30 Social Event Stretching and cool down with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
UCLA Campus

7/11/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Speaker TBA
Title TBA
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 10:00-10:45 Tutorial Alexander Schönhuth
Constructing overlap graphs for de novo assembly of polyploid genomes
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 10:45-11:15 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 11:15-12:00 Research Talk William (Xiaoquan) Wen
Bayesian approaches for integrative genetic association analysis: Data integration and scalable computation
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 12:00-13:00 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/11/2017 13:00-13:45 Research Talk James Zou
Deep learning in genomics: Introduction and examples
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 13:45-14:15 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 14:15-15:00 Research Talk Ron Shamir
Universal hitting sets and minimizers
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 15:00-20:00 Social Event Dudamel & Stars of Ballet featuring Misty Copeland
Hollywood Bowl

7/12/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial David Koslicki
Comparative metagenomic analysis
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 10:00-10:45 Tutorial David Tse
How to solve NP-hard assembly problems in linear time
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 10:45-11:15 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 12:00-13:30 Social Event UCLA Opportunities Lunch provided by CGSI and QCBio
Location TBA

7/12/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Ran Blekhman
Human genomic control of the microbiome
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 14:45-15:30 Research Talk Daniel Wegmann
Tracing the spread of farming using ancient DNA: Bioinformatic challenges and population genetic insights
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 16:00-16:45 Research Talk Brian Browning
Genotype phasing with large sample sizes
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 17:00-20:00 Social Event Volleyball & Soccer
Location TBA

7/13/2017 7:30-8:00 Social Event Morning run with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
UCLA Campus

7/13/2017 8:00-8:30 Social Event Stretching and cool down with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
UCLA Campus

7/13/2017 8:30-9:00 Breakfast California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 9:00-9:45 Tutorial Or Zuk
Estimating gene-specific selection parameters from human variation data: New methods and applications
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 9:45-10:30 Tutorial Itsik Pe’er
Identity by descent in medical and population genomics
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 11:00-11:45 Journal Club California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 11:45-13:00 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/13/2017 13:00-13:45 Research Talk Lior Pachter
Title TBA
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 13:45-14:30 Research Talk Melissa Gymrek
Analyzing complex repeat variation from high throughput sequencing data
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 14:30-15:00 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 15:00-15:45 Research Talk Jonathan Flint
Using low pass sequence data to analyse complex traits
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 15:45-16:30 Research Talk Elhanan Borenstein
Multi-omic and model-based analysis of the human microbiome
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 17:30-19:00 Social Event Bike Ride – Meet at Santa Monica Pier to bike from Santa Monica to Venice and back along Marvin Braude Bike Trail
Santa Monica Pier

7/13/2017 19:00-21:00 Social Event Outdoor Concert – Meet at Santa Monica Pier for free Twilight Concert featuring (bring your own food and snacks!)
Santa Monica Pier

7/14/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Saharon Rosset
Quality preserving databases for statistically sound “big data” analysis on public databases
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 10:00-10:45 Tutorial Jason Ernst
Computational approaches for deciphering the non-coding human genome
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 10:45-11:15 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 12:00-13:30 Social Event Teaching Bioinformatics Lunch
Location TBA

7/14/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Alex Zelikovsky
Inference of metabolic pathway activity from metatranscriptomic reads
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 14:45-15:30 Research Talk Cenk Sahinalp
Computational methods for intra-tumor heterogeneity detection and modeling clonal evolution of cancer through the use of bulk and single cell sequencing data
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 16:00-16:45 Research Talk Sagi Snir
A universal PaceMaker as a better explanation of evolution and aging
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 17:00-18:00 Social Event Happy Hour Drinks at Wolfgang Puck Express on UCLA Campus (Ackerman Union, Level 1)
Wolfgang Puck Express

7/15/2017 9:00-12:00 Social Event Volleyball on the beach in Santa Monica
Location TBA

7/17/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk David Tse
Maximally correlation and principal component analysis
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 10:30-11:15 Research Talk Saharon Rosset
Stochastic process models for mutations, their estimation from data, and their uses
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/17/2017 14:30-15:15 Research Talk Kin Fai Au
Transcriptome analysis at the gene isoform level using hybrid sequencing
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 15:15-16:00 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 18:00-19:00 Dinner Dinner is provided by CGSI.
Location TBA

7/18/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk Jo Hardin
Prediction intervals for random forests with applications to high throughput data
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 10:30-11:30 Research Talk Speaker TBA

Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/18/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Ilan Gronau
Inferring a complex network of interbreeding between modern and archaic humans
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 14:15-15:00 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial John Novembre
Computational tools for understanding population structure in genetic variation data
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 10:30-11:15 Tutorial Ben Raphael
Inferring tumor evolution
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 12:00-13:30 Joint Lunch with BIG Summer Joint Lunch with BIG Summer
Location TBA

7/19/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Or Zuk
Co-evolution analysis: Methods and applications
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 14:15-15:00 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 18:00-20:00 Dinner Dinner is provided by CGSI.
Location TBA

7/20/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk Jae-Hoon Sul
Increasing generality and power of rare variant tests utilizing extended pedigrees
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 10:30-11:15 Tutorial Fabio Vandin
Computational methods for survival analysis in genome-wide cancer studies
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/20/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk David Koslicki
Using the Earth-mover’s Distance to compare microbial communities
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk Vineet Bafna
Detecting the favored allele in an ongoing selective sweep
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 10:30-11:15 Research Talk Francesca Chiaromonte
Statistics for large, complex data and its role in “Omics” research
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/21/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Sagiv Shifman
Genomics approaches to study neurodevelopmental disorders
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/22/2017 13:00-16:00 Social Event Hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains
Los Leones Canyon Trailhead

7/24/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/24/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Bogdan Pasaniuc
Genetic correlations to gain insights into relations between traits
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/24/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/24/2017 10:30-11:15 Research Talk Jessica (Jingyi) Li
Neyman-Pearson (NP) classification algorithms and NP Receiver Operating Characteristic (NP-ROC) curves
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/24/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/24/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/24/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Fabio Vandin
Computational discovery of significantly mutated genes and pathways in cancer
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/24/2017 15:00-16:00 Social Event CGSI Organizing Committee
Special Coffee Break
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 8:30-9:00 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 9:00-10:00 Research Talk Sriram Sankararaman
Deep learning for population genomic inference
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 10:30-11:30 Research Talk Kirk Lohmueller
Variation in positive and negative selection across the Tree of Life
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.

7/25/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Fereydoun Hormozdiari
Discovery of genetic variants and modules in neurodevelopmental disorders
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 8:30-9:00 Breakfast Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 9:00-10:00 Tutorial Noah Zaitlen
Covariate adjustment in genetics and genomics
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 10:30-11:00 Research Talk Barbara Engelhardt
Transcriptional time series responses: Challenges, approaches, and opportunities
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 11:00-11:45 Journal Club Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.