Biomedical and Translational Informatics Laboratory

EDGE 2016 Agenda:

   ** last updated 2/4/2016**

  Wednesday, February 3, 2016



Thursday, February 4, 2016


**Note: Our meeting has moved to Salon C near the elevator**

8:30 AM   Breakfast and Registration   Terrace 

9:00 AM

Welcome and Scientific Remarks by Drs. Jason Moore & Marylyn Ritchie Salon C

9:30 AM

Dr. Casey S. Greene - Invited Guest

Network-based approaches for the analysis of gene-disease associations


10:00 AM

Ryan Urbanowicz, Moore Lab

New ‘fronts’ in rule-based machine learning for modeling epistasis and heterogeneity


10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Dr. Jason Moore

Epistasis Analysis as a Service

11:15 AM

Randal Olson, Moore Lab

Automating biomedical data science through tree-based pipeline optimization

11:45 AM Discussion  
12:00 PM Catered Lunch Terrace
1:00 PM

Dr. Kevin Mitchell - Invited Guest

Epistasis in neurodevelopmental disorders – all background and no foreground?

Salon C
1:30 PM

Anna Okula-Baisle, Ritchie Lab

Knowledge Driven Binning using BioBin

2:00 PM Discussion  
2:30 PM Break  
2:45 PM

 Dr. Trudy Mackay - Invited Guest

The Genetic Architecture of Quantitative Traits Cannot Be Inferred From Variance Component Analysis

3:15 PM


4:00 PM Adjourn for the day (Dinner on your own)  

Friday, February 5, 2016

8:30 AM  Breakfast   Terrace 
9:00 AM

Dr. Joan Bailey-Wilson - Invited Guest

Statistical Genetics Methods in the Genomics Era

Salon C
9:30 AM

Sarah Pendergrass, Pendergrass Lab

Geisinger Health Systems

10:00 AM Break  
10:30 AM Discussion  
11:00 AM

Dr. Scott Williams - Williams Lab

Pleiotropy and the disparity of fibroproliferative diseases

11:30 AM

Mini Poster Session: Bailey-Wilson Lab

Emily Holzinger - r2VIM: A variable selection method for identifying complex genetic models associated with human traits

Qing Li - Trio Random Forest: Post Analysis of Tree Structure To Reveal Interactions

12:00 PM Catered Lunch Terrace
1:00 PM Group Discussion Salon C
3:00 PM Workshop Concludes  
4:00 PM Cocktail Hour Poolside
6:00 PM Dinner on your own  

 Saturday, February 6, 2016