2018

IEEE MLSP 2018

17th-20th of September 2018

The MLSP workshop will present the most recent and exciting advances in machine learning for signal processing through keynote talks, tutorials and regular single-track sessions as well as matchmaking events. TUDA will present its paper “Network reconstruction from time-course perturbation data using multivariate Gaussian processes”.

ICML 2018

10th-15th of July, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden

Partner TUDA participated in the 35th International Conference on Machine Learning in Stockholm, Sweden, and presented its work about dependent relational gamma process models for longitudinal networks.

7th Workshop on Logic and Systems Biology

13th of July 2018, Lyon, France

As models of biological systems grow in complexity, researchers are experiencing some of the same problems that beset software designers and computer engineers. The topics of this workshop reflect the interdisciplinary approach needed to solve these problems. Some of the lecturers are biologists who use computer models to develop and test their hypotheses, and others are computer scientists who are applying formal methods to build and analyze models of biological systems: partner UKAACHEN participated in this workshop.

ISBM 2018

6th-10th of July 2018, Chicago, USA

The annual conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology is the world’s largest bioinformatics/computational biology conference: it brings together scientists from computer science, molecular biology, mathematics, statistics and related fields. Its principal focus is on the development and application of advanced computational methods for biological problems. BCM participated in it.

THINK Discovery for Life Science & Health Care

20th of June 2018, IBM Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland

IBM cloud services developed in the PrECISE project were presented during the THINK exhibition at IBM Research Centre.

Swiss Text 2018

13th of June 2018, Winterthur, Switzerland

INtERAcT IBM cloud service developed in PrECISE was presented.

RECOMB 2018

21st-24th of April 2018, Paris, France

RECOMB conference series are a scientific forum for theoretical advances in computational biology and medicine: the conference solicits contributions from all areas of computational molecular biology. IBM, partner of the PrECISE consortium, took part in it.

ECBT 2018

16th-17th of April 2018, Barcelona, Spain

ECBT 2018 highlighted recent advances in the tools and techniques that are facilitating translational research and precision medicine: the discussions focussed on how informatics can be used to improve drug discovery and development and to treat disease, and how it is helping to centralise and organise medical knowledge. PrECISE partner CI presented its work on instantiation of patient – specific prostate models.

32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18)

2nd-7th of February, 2018 in Darmstadt, Germany

The Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18) was held February 2–7, 2018 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The program chairs were Sheila McIlraith, University of Toronto, Canada and Kilian Weinberger, Cornell University, USA. The purpose of the AAAI conference is to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in affiliated disciplines. Sikun Yang and Heinz Koeppl from TU Darmstadt presented their work on a Poisson Gamma Probabilistic Model there.

 

2017

15th Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology (CMSB 2017)

27th-29th of September, 2017 in Darmstadt, Germany

CMSB 2017 was held in Darmstadt, Germany. It was hosted by the Technische Universität Darmstadt, member of the PrECISE consortium. The 15th CMSB conference once again brought together computer scientists, biologists, mathematicians, engineers and physicists interested in a system-level understanding of biological processes, their study and modelling.

Frontiers in Metabolism - From system physiology to precision medicine (Life Sciences Symposium 2017)

24th-26th of October, 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland

The symposium enables speakers and participants to discuss novel findings that link basic concepts emerging from the fields of cell biology, signaling, metabolomics, physiology, genetics/genomics, and aging with the pathogenesis and management of the metabolic syndrome a major medical challenge. The objective is to create an interdisciplinary environment that brings together basic scientists and clinicians with an interest in metabolomic diseases, to foster innovative ideas in this area. Partner ETH presented their work on the selection of stable biomarker signature for prediction of metabolic phenotypes.

 

17th Workshop on Network Tools and Applications for Biology (NETTAB 2017)

16th-18th of October, 2017 in Palermo, Italy

The Workshop Methods, tools and platforms for Personalized Medicine in the Big Data Era will be the 17th edition of the NETTAB Workshops series. It will be hosted by the Istituto di Calcolo e Reti ad Alte Prestazioni (ICAR-CNR) of the Italian National Research Council. Partner UKAACHEN presented their work on integrating multiple layers of information extracted from cell lines and drugs in one of the poster sessions.

 

25th Conference for Molecular Biology and the 16th European Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB 2017)

21st-25th of July, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic

ISMB/ECCB 2017 provide an intense multidisciplinary forum for disseminating the latest developments in bioinformatics/computational biology, fostering fresh dialogues and perspectives to learn about and shape the future of the field. One day before the conference, the PrECISE consortium met in Prague to discuss project internal, ongoing topics.

 

101st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Pathology

22nd-24th of June, 2017 in Erlangen, Germany

The DGP 2017 took place in June 2017 in the Heinrich-Lades-Halle in Erlangen and ran under the slogan "Pathology: Innovation and Cooperation". The chairman of the congress is Prof. Dr. med. Arndt Hartmann. The congress language is German, selected sessions will be held in English.

 

2016

ROCKY 2016: 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference

08th-10th of December, 2016 in Aspen, Colorado

The fourteenth annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference, a meeting of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB), took place in December 2016 in Aspen, Colorado. The Rocky series began fourteen years ago as a regional conference, and has grown into an international program with a spotlight on regional development in the computational biosciences. The presenters of the Rocky conference are scientists representing a broad spectrum of universities, industrial enterprises, government laboratories, and medical libraries from around the world. Roland Mathis of IBM, a partner of the PrECISE consortium (IBM) gave a talk there (Stratification of prostate cancer patients based on molecular interaction profiles).

 

Interview by L'Hebdo

02nd of December, 2016 Swiss/France

An interview with IBM on artificial intelligence was published on 2nd December 2016 in the Swiss French Newspaper L’Hebdo.

 

Symposium - Proteomic Applications in Oncology

07th-09th of November, 2016 in Cambridge, UK

Tiannan Guo has presented relevant research at Symposium: Proteomic Applications in Oncology in Cancer Reearch UK Cambridge Institute

 

International Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB)

16th-20th of September, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain

The Curie Institute Paris and the University Hospital Aachen are participating in this year's ICSB Conference in Barcelona. Pauline Traynard will give a hands-on tutorial during a satellite workshop covering a computer tool for modeling and simulation of genetic regulatory networks. Moreover, there will a tutorial about the tool CellNOpt developed by the Saez-Rodriguez research group. CellNOpt is intensively used by the PrECISE consortium. There has also been a poster presentation on Omnipath. Find the poster here.

 

15th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB 2016)

4th-7th of September, 2016 The Hague, Netherlands

IBM presented a poster at ECCB 2016

 

All SystemsX.ch Day 2016

1st of September, 2016 in Bern, Switzerland

Members of the PrECISE consortium presented three posters (Mathis et al., Manica et al., Guo et al.) at this year's systemsX.ch day in Bern. The conference, which took place at Zentrum Paul Klee, is a Swiss-wide networking and information exchange event for researchers and industrial partners involved or interested in SystemsX.ch projects.

 

European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology / SMB Annual Meeting

11th-15th of July, 2016 in Nottingham, United Kingdom

The European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2016) is the joint meeting of the European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology and the Society for Mathematical Biology. The conference brought together researchers from around the world to present and learn about cutting-edge research at the interface between mathematics and the life sciences. Pauline Traynard from Institute Curie presented model-checking methods to analyse logical models, with a case study on a model of the cell cycle that is part of the generic map that is currently built in Deliverable D5.1. CI presented the PrECISE project as a part of a broader talk at ECTMB conference in Nottingham/UK

 

byteMAL

17th of June, 2016 in Aachen, Germany

Luis Tobalina and David Henriques (UKAACHEN) participated in this conference and presented the poster “An integrative Systems Biology approach to advance in the understanding and treatment of prostate cancer”. See poster.

 

American Society for Mass Spectrometry

5th - 9st of June, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, USA

Dr. Marija Buljan (ETH) talked about protein biomarker discovery in prostate cancers. See program

 

15. Jahrestagung Sektion Molekulare Diagnostik der DGKL

1st - 3rd of June, 2016 in Tutzing, Germany

Tiannan Guo (ETH) talked about proteomics methodology and NCI60. See program

 

German Society of Pathology Annual Meeting

19th - 21st of May, 2016 in Berlin, Germany

Presentations of Peter Wild, Qing Zhong and Ulrich Wagner from UZH and Tiannan Guo and Rudolf Aebersold from ETH.

 

AACR Annual Meeting 2016

16th - 20th of April, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Peter Wild (University Zurich) participated in the AACR meeting (American Association for Cancer Research). This year's theme, "Delivering Cures Through Cancer Science", reinforced the inextricable link between research and advances in patient care.

 

Analytica 2016

13th - 16th of April, 2016 in Munich, Germany

International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analyses, Biotechnology and analytica conference. Tiannan Gua (ETH) talked about proteomics methodology and NCI60.

 

Pypath Seminar

4th of April, 2016 Aachen, Germany

Introduction to Pypath, a python package to easily access signaling knowledge databases.

 

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

2nd - 6th of April, 2016 in San Diego, California, USA

ETH participated in the ASBMB and mentioned proteomics methodology, NCI60, and heterogeneity of prostate tumors. See program