Symposium ‘Computational Genome Biology’

Memorial Symposium in honor of Dr. Bernd Fischer.

Friday, 1st of December, 2017, 13:00 – 19:00 CET


DKFZ Communication Center, Seminar Room K1/K2
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

Confirmed speakers

  • Simon Anders, ZMBH
  • Maximilian Billmann, University of Minnesota
  • Michael Boutros, DKFZ
  • Benedikt Brors, DKFZ
  • Joachim Buhmann, ETH Zürich
  • Alfredo Castello Palomares, University of Oxford
  • Matthias Hentze, EMBL
  • Thomas Horn, Agenus
  • Wolfgang Huber, EMBL
  • Anton Khmelinskii, IMB Mainz
  • Michael Knop, ZMBH/DKFZ
  • Jeroen Krijgsveld, DKFZ/CellNetworks
  • Ana Martin-Villalba, DKFZ
  • Volker Roth, University of Basel
  • Nassos Typas, EMBL


Friday, 1 December

13:00–13:10 Welcome. Michael Baumann
13:10–13:30 Talk 1 Combinatorial gentics. Wolfgang Huber
13:30–14:00 Talk 2 Functional profiling of the ubiquitin-proteasome system. Michael Knop and Anton Khmelinskii
14:00–14:20 Talk 3 Lost in translation. Ana Martin-Villalba
14:20–14:40 Talk 4 The human RNA-binding proteome and its dynamics during translational arrest. Jeroen Krijgsveld
14:40–15:00 Talk 5 RNA virus infection induces a global remodelling in the host repertoire of RNA-binding proteins. Alfredo Castello Palomares
15:00–15:20 Talk 6 Hidden treasures of the RNA world. Matthias Hentze
15:20–15:30 Talk 7 Our memories with Bernd in B210. Li Nan
15:30–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–16:20 Talk 8 Algorithm validation: a challenge for modeling in the life sciences. Joachim Buhmann
16:20–16:40 Talk 9 From Sparse Regression to Deep Latent Variable Models: Machine Learning and Life Science Applications. Volker Roth
16:40–17:00 Talk 10 Mapping genetic interactions. Michael Boutros
17:00–17:20 Talk 11 Toward combination strategies with curative potential in cancer therapy. Thomas Horn
17:20–17:40 Talk 12 Genome-wide identification of genetic interactions in human cells. Maximilian Billmann
17:40–18:00 Talk 13 High-throughput reverse genetics at the Salmonella-host interface. Nassos Typas
18:00–18:20 Talk 14 tba. Benedikt Brors
18:20–18:40 Talk 15 Exploring big assay data with interactive visualization. Simon Anders
18:40 Conclusion. Michael Boutros and Wolfgang Huber

Host: Michael Boutros and Wolfgang Huber