LINCS Data Forum 2013 Agenda

LINCS Data Forum

March 20, 2013 (8:30 am to 6 pm) and March 21 (8:30 am-12 pm; VIZBI 12:30-4:00 pm)

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Wednesday March 20th

8:00      Registration and Breakfast

8:30      Welcome                                                                                                      

            Peter Sorger, HMS; Ajay Pillai, NIH     Video



Session 1: Producing, using, and  sharing large, diverse datasets

Chair: Caroline Shamu

8:45      Jason Swedlow, Dundee University

The Open Microscopy Environment: Open Source Image Informatics for the Biological Sciences

9:15      Peter Sorger, Harvard Medical School

Measuring and Modeling Cellular Responses to Perturbation    Slides   Video

9:45      Jake Jaffe, Broad Institute

Going Wide with Targeted Proteomics: the Rise of Unhole-y Data     Slides   Video


10:15   Break


10:30   Jeremy Jenkins, Novartis

Integrating Chemogenomics and Interactomics in Drug Discovery   Video

11:00   Daniela Gerhard, NCI; Paul Clemons, Broad Institute

Cancer Target Discovery and Development Network    Slides

11:30   Stephan Schürer, University of Miami

The LINCS Information FramEwork (LIFE)


Poster and Demo Flashtalks

12:00   Mario Medvedovic, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

iLINCS: Web-portal for integrative analysis                                                                    Slides  Video-all flashtalks

12:05   Avi Ma’Ayan, Mt Sinai

Network2Canvas: Network Visualization on a Canvas with Enrichment Analysis  Slides

12:10   Aris Floratos, Columbia University

Using the open-source geWorkbench bioinformatics platform to access drug-synergy datasets and computational tools that can be used to characterize drug mechanism of action      Slides

12:15   Rumi Naik, Carnegie Mellon University

Learning and using image-derived cell models with CellOrganizer                             Slides


12:15                           Lunch with Poster and Tool Demonstration session            


3:00      Keynote talk:  Olga Troyanskaya, Princeton University       Video

Understanding of Human Disease in a Tissue-Specific Context Through the Integration of Diverse Functional Genomics


Session 2: Examining Data Standards to Facilitate Collaboration

Chair: Gabrielle Reickhof

3:45      Todd Golub, Broad Institute

Connectivity Map

4:10      Nikesh Kotecha, Cytobank

Delivering advanced analyses to the broader community: a view from Cytometry    Slides   Video

4:35     Andrew Hufton, Nature Publishing Group

Scientific Data: An open-access, peer-reviewed platform for data-focused publications   Slides   Video

5:10     Adjourn – self transit to lodging



Thursday March 21th

8:30      Registration and Breakfast

8:55      Welcome                                                                                                      

Peter Sorger, HMS


9:00      Keynote talk:  Garry Nolan, Stanford University

Single Cell Systems-Structured View of Immunity & Cancer

Session 3: Tackling the challenges of big data sets

Chair: Peter Sorger

9:45      Andrea Califano, Columbia University

Elucidating Drug Synergy from large repertoires of molecular profile data


10:15   Break


10:30   Myles Axton, Nature Genetics

Timing, formatting and attribution for data access             Slides

10:45   Mike Rossner, JCB, Rockefeller University Press

The JCB DataViewer: Publishing multidimensional image data                   Slides

11:00   Thomas Lemberger, EMBO

SourceData – Towards Next Generation Open Access


11:15                          Panel – Perspectives on managing large data sets                                       

Moderator: Peter Sorger

-       Thomas Lemberger, EMBO

-       Mike Rossner, JCB, Rockefeller University Press

-       Myles Axton, Nature Genetics

-       Andrew Hufton, Nature Publishing Group

-       Jason Swedlow, Dundee University


12:00 Wrap up and closing at HMS

Bus for travel to Broad Institute lunch and sessions will depart from Avenue Louis Pasteur. LINCS Data Forum participants not attending VIZBI will be provided with lunch at HMS.

Transfer to Broad Institute for joint session with VIZBI


VIZBI Poster Session & Lunch  -  requires separate registration

12:07 – 12:30           Fast-forward nano-talks for Poster Session ‘B’

12:30 – 2:30             Lunch Break + Poster Session ‘B’

Mary Goldman, UCSC
Stephan Schurer, University of Miami
Avi Maayan, Mt. Sinai
Corey Flynn / Josh Gould, Broad

VIZBI-LINCS Joint Presentation
2:30 – 4:00           Cellular Image Data (Peter Sorger, Bang Wong)