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! Download a PDF of the Short Course schedule and Long Course schedule

7/10/2017 8:00-9:00 Faculty Orientation
Required meeting for all 2017 CGSI instructors
Hacienda Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 8:00-9:00 Breakfast
Breakfast is provided by CGSI
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 8:00-9:00 Registration
Check in and pick up your name tag!
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 Research Talk Lior Pachter
An introduction to pseudoalignment
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
Coffee and light snacks served
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
California Room Patio and Hacienda Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/10/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

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
Coffee and light snacks served
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
Coffee and light snacks served
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 at Wolfgang Puck Express
Wolfgang Puck Express, UCLA Campus (Ackerman Union, Level 1)

7/11/2017 7:30-8:00 Social Event
Morning run with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
Meet in front of the UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 8:00-8:30 Social Event
Stretching and cool down with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
Meet in front of the UCLA Faculty Center

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 Research Talk James Zou
Deep learning in genomics: Introduction and examples
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 10:00-10:45 Tutorial Alexander Schönhuth
Assembling polyploid genomes
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
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 12:00-12:45 Research Talk Can Alkan
Next-generation sequence characterization of complex genome structural variation
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 13:00-14:30 Social Event
Teaching Bioinformatics Lunch
Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/11/2017 13:00-18:00 Social Event
Split into smaller groups and Lyft or Uber to Hollywood early in the afternoon
Lunch and Self-Guided Tour in Hollywood

7/11/2017 18:00-19:30 Social Event
Hollywood Bowl Picnic – Bring your own food!
Hollywood Bowl Picnic Area 10

7/11/2017 20:00-22:00 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
The CAMI Project: Assessment of computational techniques in metagenomics
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
Coffee and light snacks served
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
California Room Patio and Hacienda Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/12/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/12/2017 12:00-13:30 Social Event
UCLA Opportunities Lunch provided by CGSI
Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center

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
Coffee and light snacks served
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
Coffee and light snacks served
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
BBQ, Volleyball, & Soccer
UCLA Sunset Canyon Recreation Center, Amphitheater Lawn, 111 Easton Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90024

7/13/2017 7:30-8:00 Social Event
Morning run with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
Meet in front of the UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 8:00-8:30 Social Event
Stretching and cool down with Dr. Sagi Snir and Robert Smith
Meet in front of the UCLA Faculty Center

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
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
Coffee and light snacks served
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 11:00-11:45 Journal Club
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
California Room Patio and Hacienda Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 11:45-13:00 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/13/2017 13:00-13:45 Tutorial Lior Pachter
Differential analysis of count data in genomics
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
Coffee and light snacks served
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/13/2017 15:00-15:45 Research Talk Leonid Kruglyak
Complex Traits and Simple Systems
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
Pacific Coastal Bike Ride
Meet at Spokes N’ Stuff to bike along Marvin Braude Bike Trail, 1715 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

7/13/2017 19:00-21:00 Social Event
Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert
Meet at Spokes N’ Stuff before the concert starts, 1715 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

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 Research Talk 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
Coffee and light snacks served
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
California Room Patio and Hacienda Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

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
Coffee and light snacks served
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 14:45-15:30 Research Talk Cenk Sahinalp
HIT’nDRIVE: Patient-Specific Multi-Driver Gene Prioritization for Precision Oncology
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

7/14/2017 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
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 at Wolfgang Puck Express
Wolfgang Puck Express, UCLA Campus (Ackerman Union, Level 1)

7/15/2017 9:00-12:00 Social Event
Volleyball & Soccer @ Santa Monica Beach
Meet at Perry’s Café and Beach Rentals 2600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90405

7/16/2017 18:00-20:00 Social Event
Party in Santa Monica; Location TBA via email!
Kick-off Dinner

7/17/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast
Breakfast is provided by CGSI
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
Coffee and light snacks served
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 10:30-11:15 Research Talk Saharon Rosset
Quality preserving databases for statistically sound “big data” analysis on public databases
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, UCLA Campus

7/17/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/17/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Kin Fai Au
Transcriptome analysis at the gene isoform level using hybrid sequencing
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/17/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast
Breakfast is provided by CGSI
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
Coffee and light snacks served
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 10:30-11:30 Research Talk Ilan Gronau
Inferring a complex network of interbreeding between modern and archaic humans
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/18/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Speaker TBA
Title TBA
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/18/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast
Breakfast is provided by CGSI
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
Coffee and light snacks served
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
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, UCLA Campus

7/19/2017 12:00-13:30 Social Event
Joint Lunch with BIG Summer
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/19/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
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
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

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

7/19/2017 18:00-20:00 Social Event Kay ‘n Dave’s
Dinner provided by CGSI

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

7/20/2017 9:15-10:00 Research Talk Jae-Hoon Sul
Large-scale genetic studies of human complex traits
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

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

7/20/2017 10:30-11:15 Tutorial Fabio Vandin
Computational discovery of significantly mutated genes and pathways in cancer
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, UCLA Campus

7/20/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
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
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/20/2017 16:30-20:00 Social Event
Picnic, Volleyball, & Soccer
Will Rogers State Historic Park

7/21/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast
Breakfast is provided by CGSI
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
Coffee and light snacks served
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
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, UCLA Campus

7/21/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
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
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/21/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
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
Breakfast is provided by CGSI
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
Coffee and light snacks served
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
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, UCLA Campus

7/24/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
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
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/24/2017 14:15-15:15 Social Event CGSI Organizing Committee
Special Coffee Break
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 8:30-9:00 Breakfast
Breakfast is provided by CGSI.
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 9:00-10:00 Research Talk Sriram Sankararaman
Probabilistic PCA for large-scale genetic data
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
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 – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
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
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/25/2017 18:00-20:00 Social Event 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria
Dinner provided by CGSI

7/26/2017 8:30-9:15 Breakfast
Breakfast is provided by CGSI
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 9:15-10:00 Tutorial Noah Zaitlen
Covariate adjustment in genetics and genomics
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

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

7/26/2017 10:30-11:15 Research Talk Barbara Engelhardt
Transcriptional time series responses: Challenges, approaches, and opportunities
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 11:15-12:00 Journal Club
Split into smaller groups for journal club meetings
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, UCLA Campus

7/26/2017 12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Lunch is on your own – we recommend the Faculty Center, Wolfgang Puck, the Greenhouse salad and soup bar, and Bombshelter Bistro
Find lunch on campus or in Westwood Village!

7/26/2017 13:30-14:15 Research Talk Speaker TBA
Title TBA
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room

7/26/2017 14:15-14:45 Coffee Break
Coffee and light snacks served
Gonda First Floor Seminar Room