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RSG Belgium Symposium 2016

Post by pmeysman » Mon May 30, 2016 11:30 am

Dear Colleague,

This week Friday the 3rd of June is the annual RSG Belgium Symposium, which will take place in Leuven (Room 331-01 LAND: Landbouwinstituut Hoofdgebouw, Kasteelpark Arenberg 20, 3001 HEVERLEE).

If you are interested to join, registration is still possible at:

Here is the agenda:


Keynote speaker: Prof. dr. Yves Moreau

Oral Presentations Session 1 - Session Chair: Bart Cuypers – RSG Belgium President
Nicolas De Neuter: The Role Of Human Leukocyte Antigen Alleles Underlying Cytomegalovirus Susceptibility In Allogeneic Transplant Populations. ADReM group, University of Antwerp.
Nádia Conceição-Neto: NetoVIR: a reproducible protocol for virome analysis and its future application in inflammatory bowel disease patients. Laboratory of Viral Metagenomics & Laboratory for Clinical Virology, KU Leuven.
Daniele Parisi: Data fusion in drug-target interaction prediction and drug repositioning. ESAT, KU Leuven.

Oral Presentations Session 2 - Session Chair: Daniele Parisi – RSG Belgium Board

Jim Clauwaert: A practical use case of boinq: an open source tool for managing and querying RDF based sequence information. Computational Biology Group, UGent / Genohm.
Ludger Goeminne: Peptide-level Robust Ridge Regression Improves Estimation, Sensitivity, and Specificity in Data-dependent Quantitative Label-free Shotgun Proteomics. Department of Applied Mathematics, UGent.
Ewoud de Troyer: Connectivity Scores using Factor Analysis. Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Hasselt University.
Surya Gupta: MAPPI-DAT: Management and analysis for high throughput interactomics data from array-MAPPIT experiments. Compomics, VIB/Ugent.

Dr. Antonio Colaprico: TCGAbiolinks: An R/Bioconductor package for integrative analysis with TCGA data. Machine Learning Group MLG - (IB)2 Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics in Brussels, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Pieter Moris: Dating the origins and diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp.
Jaber Juntu. Logistic Regression Model for predicting and Studying Soft Tissue Tumors. University of Antwerp.

Closing words

18:45- ..
Social Event in Leuven (at own expense): Dinner / City Tour / Beer Tasting Registration for Dinner obligatory
Pieter Meysman
Former SC Chair (2015-2016)
Postdoc @ University of Antwerp, Belgium

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