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 Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
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
Population Phylogenomics: The Genealogical Perspective
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 10:45-11:15 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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 Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Gunnar Rätsch
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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 11:15-12:00 Research Talk William (Xiaoquan) Wen
Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 12:00-13:00 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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 Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 12:00-13:30 Social Event Career Opportunities Lunch provided by CGSI.
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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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
Santa Monica Beach

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 Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 9:00-9:45 Tutorial Or Zuk
Co-evolution Analysis: 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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 11:00-11:45 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 11:45-13:00 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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 Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Saharon Rosset
Stochastic Process Models for Mutations, their Estimation from Data, and their Uses
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 10:00-10:45 Tutorial Thomas Mailund
The Sequential Markov Coalescent and Coalescent Hidden Markov Models
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 10:45-11:15 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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 Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
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 16:00-20:00 Social Event Volleyball on the beach in Santa Monica
Santa Monica

7/17/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/17/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk David Tse
Maximally Correlated Principal Component Analysis
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/17/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/17/2017 10:30-11:15 Research Talk Saharon Rosset
Quality Preserving Databases for Statistically Sound “Big Data” Analysis on Public Databases
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/17/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/17/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/17/2017 14:30-15:15 Research Talk Kin Fai Au
Transcriptome Analysis at the Gene Isoform Level using Hybrid Sequencing
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/17/2017 15:15-16:00 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/17/2017 19:00-21:00 Social Event Mixer Event
UCLA Campus; TBA

7/18/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/18/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk Jo Hardin
Prediction Intervals for Random Forests with Applications to High Throughput Data
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/18/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/18/2017 10:30-11:30 Research Talk Jason Ernst
Computational Approaches for Deciphering the Non-coding Human Genome
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/18/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/18/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Ilan Gronau
Population Phylogenomics: The Genealogical Perspective
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/18/2017 14:15-15:00 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
UCLA Campus; TBA

7/18/2017 17:00-20:00 Social Event Mixer Event
Sunset Canyon Recreation Center

7/19/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/19/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial John Novembre
Computational Tools for understanding Population Structure in Genetic Variation Data
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/19/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/19/2017 10:30-11:15 Tutorial Ben Raphael
Title TBA
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/19/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/19/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/19/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Or Zuk
Estimating Gene-specific Selection Parameters from Human Variation Data: New Methods and Applications
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/19/2017 14:15-15:00 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/19/2017 18:00-20:00 Dinner Dinner is provided by CGSI.
Location TBA

7/20/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
IPAM Lobby, Portola Plaza Building

7/20/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk Jae-Hoon Sul
Increasing Generality and Power of Rare Variant Tests utilizing Extended Pedigrees
IPAM Lecture Hall, Portola Plaza Building

7/20/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
IPAM Lobby, Portola Plaza Building

7/20/2017 10:30-11:15 Tutorial Fabio Vandin
Computational Discovery of Significantly Mutated Genes and Pathways in Cancer
IPAM Lecture Hall, Portola Plaza Building

7/20/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
IPAM Lobby, Portola Plaza Building

7/20/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/20/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk David Koslicki
Using the Earth-mover’s Distance to Compare Microbial Communities
IPAM Lecture Hall, Portola Plaza Building

7/20/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
UCLA Campus; TBA

7/21/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/21/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk Vineet Bafna
Detecting the Favored Allele in an ongoing Selective Sweep
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/21/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/21/2017 10:30-11:15 Research Talk Francesca Chiaromonte
Title TBA
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/21/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/21/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/21/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Sagiv Shifman
Genomics Approaches to study Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/21/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/22/2017 13:00-16:00 Social Event Hike
Location TBA

7/24/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/24/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Bogdan Pasaniuc
Genetic Correlations to Gain insights into Relations between Traits
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/24/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

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
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/24/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/24/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/24/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Fabio Vandin
Computational Methods for Survival Analysis in Genome-wide Cancer Studies
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/24/2017 18:00-19:00 Dinner Dinner is provided by CGSI.
UCLA Campus; TBA

7/24/2017 19:00-21:00 Social Event Mixer Event
Location TBA

7/25/2017 8:30-9:00 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/25/2017 9:00-10:00 Research Talk Barbara Engelhardt
Title TBA
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/25/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/25/2017 10:30-11:30 Research Talk Kirk Lohmueller
Variation in Positive and Negative Selection across the Tree of Life
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/25/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/25/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Fereydoun Hormozdiari
Discovery of Genetic Variants and Modules in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/25/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
UCLA Campus; TBA

7/26/2017 8:30-9:00 Breakfast Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/26/2017 9:00-10:00 Tutorial Noah Zaitlen
Covariate Adjustment in Genetics and Genomics
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/26/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Join us for complimentary coffee and light refreshments!
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/26/2017 10:30-11:00 Research Talk Sriram Sankararaman
Title TBA
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/26/2017 11:00-11:45 Journal Club Critically evaluate recent articles and stay up-to-date on relevant new research.
Room 130, Boyer Hall

7/26/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch is on your own.
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/26/2017 15:00-16:00 Social Event CGSI Organizing Committee
Special Coffee Break
Room 130, Boyer Hall