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2013 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Friday, June 14th, 2013
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

 9:30-10:00 Continental breakfast, Room 313

10:00-10:10  Welcome remarks - David Schwartz, Ph.D., Director, GSTP

                      (Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Genetics,

                      Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison)

10:10-11:10  Keynote Speaker: Kevin White (James and Karen Frank Family

                      Professor of Human Genetics; Professor of Ecology & Evolution;

                      Director, Institute for Genomics & Systems Biology, U. of

                      Chicago), Integrating Genomic Networks to Identify Biomarkers

                       and Drug Targets

11:15-12:00  Poster session (Refreshments served), Room 309

  12:00-1:00   Lunch, Pyle Center, Alumni Lounge

    1:00-1:30   Emery Bresnick (Professor, Cell & Regenerative Biology, Director,

                       UW-Madison Blood Research Program, UW-Madison), Genomic

                       Analysis of Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis

    1:35-2:05    Rupa Sridharan (Assistant Professor, Department of Cell and

                        Regenerative Biology; Epigenetics Theme, Wisconsin Institute

                        of Discovery, UW-Madison), Mechanism of Somatic Cell

                        Reprogramming

   

    2:05-2:35    John Pool (Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Genetics, UW-

                        Madison), Genomic Approaches to Studying Adaptive Evolution

                        and its Genetic Basis

     2:35-3:20   Poster session, Room 309
           

 

PAST RETREATS

2012 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Friday, June 8th, 2012
The Pyle Center

   9:00-9:30   Continental breakfast, Room 313

   9:30-9:40   Welcome remarks - David Schwartz, Ph.D., Director, GSTP

                      (Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Genetics,

                      Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison)

  9:40-10:40  Keynote Speaker: David Krakauer, PhD (Director, Wisconsin

                      Institute for Discovery; Academic Program Director,

                      Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Madison),

                      The Evolutionary Nature of Biological Information Processing

10:40-11:40  Poster session (Refreshments served), Room 309

11:40-12:10   Chris Hittinger, PhD (Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Genetics,

                       UW-Madison), The Diversity of Patagonian Saccharomyces and

                       the Origin and Evolution of Lager-brewing Yeast

  12:10-1:15   Lunch, Pyle Center

    1:15-2:15   Rick DeRose, PhD (Lead, Technology Strategy and Integration,

                       Syngenta), Bringing Plant Potential to Life: beyond one gene,

                       one product, one lab

    2:15-2:45   Sushmita Roy, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of

                       Biostatistics and Medical Informatics; Wisconsin Institute for

                       Discovery, UW-Madison), Reconstructing the Evolution of

                       Transcriptional Regulatory Programs in Yeasts

   

    2:45-4:45   Reception with Wisconsin beverages and treats, Room 309

                       Poster session, Room 309
                       Sponsored by Syngenta

2011 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Friday, June 3rd, 2011
The Pyle Center

   9:00-9:30   Continental breakfast, Room 313

   9:30-9:40   Welcome remarks - David Schwartz, Ph.D., Director, GSTP

                      (Vilas Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Genetics,

                      Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison)

  9:45-10:40  Keynote Speaker: John Wiley, PhD (Director, Wisconsin Institute

                      for Discovery; Professor, Education, University of Wisconsin-

                      Madison), Keynote Presentation

10:45-11:30  Poster session (Refreshments served), Room 309

11:30-11:55   Michael Coen, PhD (Assistant Professor, Departments of

                       Biostatistics and Medical Informatics; Computer Sciences,

                       UW-Madison), Spatial Computing

  12:00-1:00   Lunch, Pyle Center

    1:00-1:30   Fotios Asimakopoulos, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor,

                       Departments of Hematology; Oncology, UW School of Medicine

                       and Public Health), Genomic Approaches to Characterize Multiple

                       Myeloma

    1:35-2:05   Jian Ma, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of

                       Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign),

                       Comparative Genomics Yields Insights into the Human Genome

    2:10-2:25   Break

    2:25-2:55   Laurence Loewe, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of

                      Genetics, UW-Madison; Theme member, Systems Biology,

                      Wisconsin Institute for Discovery), Evolutionary Systems Biology

                      and the Adaptive Landscape

                      

    3:00-4:15  Poster session, Room 309

 

2010 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Friday, June 11th, 2010
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

   9:00-9:30  Continental breakfast, Room 313

   9:30-9:40  Welcome remarks - David Schwartz, Ph.D., Director, GSTP

                    (Vilas Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Genetics,

                    Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison)

  9:45-10:40  Keynote Speaker: Sangtae Kim, PhD (Executive Director,

                      Morgridge Institute for Research), Discovery to Delivery:

                      the Morgridge Institute for Research

10:45-11:30  Poster session (Refreshments served), Room 309

11:30-11:55   Mark Burkard, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor, Medicine, UW

                       School of Medicine and Public Health),
                       Exploring the Kinome for Cancer Targets

  12:00-1:00   Lunch, Pyle Center

    1:00-1:30   Paul Ahlquist, PhD (Professor of Molecular Virology and Oncology,

                       UW-Madison and Howard Hughes Medical Institute), Genome-

                       wide Analyses of Virus Replication and Tumor Progression

    1:35-2:05   Miron Livny, PhD (Professor, Computer Sciences, UW-Madison),

                       How High Throughput Techniques Can Help Your

                       Computational Tasks

    2:10-2:25   Break

    2:25-2:55   John Denu, PhD (Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry, UW School

                       of Medicine and Public Health; Epigenetics Theme Director,

                       Wisconsin Institute for Discovery), Writers and Readers of

                       the ‘Histone-Code’

                      

    3:00-4:15  Poster session, Room 309

2009 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Monday, June 8th, 2009
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

   9:00-9:30  Continental breakfast, Room 313

   9:30-9:40  Welcome remarks - David Schwartz, Ph.D., Director, GSTP

                    (Vilas Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Genetics,

                    Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison)

  9:45-10:40  Keynote Speaker: Kevin White, Ph.D. (Professor, Human

                     Genetics; Ecology & Evolution; Director, Institute for Genomics

                     and Systems Biology, Univ. Chicago), Scaling up Genome

                     Analyses to Drill Down to Functon

10:45-11:30  Poster session (Refreshments served), Room 309

11:30-11:55   Pamela Kreeger, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Biomedical

                      Engineering, UW-Madison), Experimental and Computational

                     Analysis of Cancer Signaling Networks

  12:00-1:00   Lunch, Pyle Center

    1:00-1:25   Jignesh Patel, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Computer Sciences,

                      UW-Madison), Indexing for Success: Effective and Efficient

                      Analysis of Biological Data

    1:30-1:55   Douglas Weibel, Ph.D. (Assistant professor, Biochemistry, UW-

                      Madison), Mechanisms Bacteria Use to Sense Physical Boundaries

    2:00-2:15   Break

    2:15-2:55   Michael Hoffman, Ph.D. (Professor and Chair, Oncology,

                      UW-Madison), Chemical and RNAi Genomics at UW-Madison: How

                      to Access the Available Infrastructure and an Example of Applying

                      it to TGF-beta Signal Transduction                   

    3:00-3:25   Vikas Singh, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Biostatistics & Medical

                      Informatics, UW-Madison), Single and Multi-modal Image Analysis

                      for Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis Applications

    3:30-4:15  Poster session, Room 309

2008 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Monday, June 9th, 2008
The Pyle Center

   9:00-9:30   Continental breakfast, Room 313

   9:30-9:35  Welcome remarks - David Schwartz, Ph.D., Director, GSTP

                    (Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Genetics,

                    Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison)

  9:35-10:20  Keynote Speaker: Timothy J. Donohue, Ph.D. (Professor,

                     Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

                     Plugging Plant and Microbial Genomes into the Energy Grid

10:25-10:40  Thomas F. Pyle, Jr., MBA (Chairman, The Pyle Group)

 

10:40-11:35  Poster session (Refreshments served), Room 309

11:35-11:55   Jennifer L. Reed, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Department of

                      Chemical and Biological Engineering, UW-Madison), Getting from

                      Genotypes to Phenotypes through Network Reconstruction &

                      Modeling

  12:00-1:00   Lunch, Pyle Center

    1:00-1:20   Jon A. Wolff, Ph.D. (Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Medical

                      Genetics, UW-Madison), Dynamic PolyConjugates: A Modular,

                      Synthetic System for in Vivo Delivery of siRNA

    1:25-1:45   David A. Mead, Ph.D. (Lucigen Corp., Middleton WI), Mining

                      Thermophilic Metagenomes for Polymerases and Cellulases

    1:50-2:10   Karl W. Broman, PhD (Associate Professor, Departments of

                      Biostatistics and Medicial Informatics, and Genetics,

                      UW-Madison), Mapping Multiple QTL in Experimental Crosses

    2:15-2:30   Break

    2:30-2:50   Mahesh K. Mahanthappa, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor,

                      Department of Chemistry, UW-Madison), Polydispersity in Self-

                      Assembling Polymeric Systems

    2:55-3:15   Ryan J. Kershner, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Department of

                      Mechanical Engineering, UW-Madison), Top Down Meets Bottom

                      Up: Controlled Placement of DNA Nanostructures

   3:20-4:30   Poster session, Room 309

 

2007 Genomic Sciences Program Retreat

View photos from the 2007 Genomic Sciences Program Retreat.

Friday, June 8th, 2007
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

   9:00-9:30   Continental breakfast

   9:30-9:40   Welcome remarks - David Schwartz, Ph.D., Director, GSTP

                      (Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Genetics,

                      Biotechnology Center, UW-Madison)

  9:45-10:40  Keynote Speaker: T. Conrad Gilliam, Ph.D. (Marjorie I. and

                      Bernard A. Mitchell Professor and Chair, Department of 

                      HumanGenetics, University of Chicago)

                      Genetic-linkage Mapping of Complex Hereditary Disorders to a
                      Whole-genome Molecular-interaction Network

10:45-11:30   Poster session

11:30-11:55   Ahna Skop, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Genetics,

                       UW-Madison), Using Proteomics and Comparative Genomics to

                       Understand Cytokinesis

  11:55-1:00   Lunch, Pyle Center

    1:00-1:25    Franco Cerrina, Ph.D. (Professor, Department of Electrical and

                       Computer Engineering, UW-Madison), Synthesis of Long DNA

                        from Microarray Oligomers

    1:30-1:55    John Markley, Ph.D. (Professor, Department of Biochemistry,

                       UW-Madison), Metabolomics at Madison

    2:00-2:15    Break

   2:15-2:40    George Craciun, Ph.D. ( Assistant Professor, Department of

                       Mathematics, UW-Madison) Mathematical and Computational

                       Methods for Understanding Dynamical Properties of Biochemical

                       Interaction Networks

   2:45-3:10    Colin Dewey, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Departments of

                       Biostatistics and Medical Informatics; Computer Sciences,

                       UW-Madison), Correlation of Evolutionary Constraint and Biological

                       Function in the Human Genome: A Report from the ENCODE

                       Project

   3:15-3:40    Adel Talaat, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathobiological

                       Sciences, UW-Madison), A Decade of Genomic Research on

                       Mycobacterium tuberculosis: What Have We Learned So Far?

   3:45-4:30     Poster session

 

2006 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Monday, May 22nd, 2006
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Schedule for the 2006 Retreat

2005 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Wed., June 15th, 2005
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast, Room 313

9:30          Welcome remarks, David C. Schwartz, Ph.D.

                 Director, Genomic Sciences Training Program

                 (Professor, Depts. of Genetics and Chemistry, UW-Madison)

9:45         Geoff Dyyk, M.D., Ph.D. (TPG Ventures; Chair, External
                 Advisory Board, The Molecular Sciences Inst.)

                Translating Translational Research

10:30       Poster session

11:15       Cameron Currie , Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bacteriology,

                UW-Madison  

                Symbiosis, Coevolution, and Genomics: Ancient Agriculture in Ants

               

11:50       Lunch

1:00 p.m. Julie Mitchell., Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Depts. of Mathematics and

                Biochemistry, UW-Madison)

                Mathematical Approaches to Molecular Biology

1:25         Eric Shusta, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical and

                Biological Engineering, UW-Madison)

                Genomic Comparison of in Vivo and in Vitro Blood-Brain

                Barrier Models

          

1:50         Audrey Gasch, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Genetics; Genome

                Center of Wisconsin, UW-Madison)

                Regulation of stress-dependent Genomic Expression Programs

                in Yeast

2:10         Break

2:25         Josh Coon, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry,

                UW-Madison)

                Protein Sequence Analysis with Mass Spectrometry:New Technology,

                the Histone Code, and Comparative Analysis of Phosphorylation

2:50        Sridhara Dasu (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, UW-Madison)

               Computing in High Energy Physics and Its Relevance forOther Sciences

3:10         Poster session

4:30         End of session

2004 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Retreat

Monday, June 21, 2004
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast

9:30          Welcome remarks, David C. Schwartz, Ph.D.

                 Director, Genomic Sciences Training Program

                 (Professor, Depts. of Genetics and Chemistry, UW-Madison)

9:45         Roger Brent, Ph.D. President, The Molecular Sciences Institute,

                Berkeley, CA

                The Alpha Project and the Dream of a Predictive Biology

10:30       Poster session

11:15       Mark Craven, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Depts. of Biostatistics

                and Medical Informatics, Computer Sciences, UW-Madison  

                Machine Learning Applied to Uncovering Bacterial Gene Regulation

11:45       Lunch

1:00 p.m. George N. Phillips, Jr., Ph.D. (Professor, Depts. of Biochemistry and

                Computer Sciences, UW-Madison)

                Structural Genomics at UW-Madison and Beyond

1:45         Nicole Perna, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Animal Health

                and Biomedical Sciences; Genome Center of Wisconsin)

                What Can Comparative Genomics Tell Us about Soft-rot,
                Diarrhea and the Plague?

2:15         Break

2:30         C. David Page, Jr., Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Departments of 

                Biostatistics and  Medical Informatics, and Computer Sciences,

                UW-Madison)

                Using Data Mining to Gain Clues into Multiple Myeloma

3:00         Poster session

4:30         End of session

 

 
 
 
 
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