2017 MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference

By The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia DBHi (other events)

Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:30 AM 4:30 PM

2017 MidAtlantic Bioinformatics Conference

Epigenetics and Chromatin Organization

Presented by the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Penn's Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI), the second annual Mid-Atlantic Bioinformatics Conference will be held on Tuesday October 10, 2017.  A distinguished line-up of internationally recognized speakers will discuss the role of epigenetics and 3-dimensional chromatin organization in development and disease.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Erez Lieberman Aiden, PhD
Center for Genome Architecture
Assistant Professor 
Department of Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

Peter Park, PhD
Biomedical Informatics
Harvard Medical School
Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Poster Session
Posters will be on display in the Atrium throughout the day. 
Authors will be available to discuss their work during lunch.

Confirmed Podium Speakers

Jason Ernst, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Chemistry
Kasper Daniel Hansen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University

Jason Locasale, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University School of Medicine

Jennifer Phillips-Cremins, PhD
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
New York Stem Cell Foundation - Robertson Investigator
Department of Bioengineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University of Pennsylvania

Matthieu Schapira, PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacy & Toxicology
University of Toronto

Wei Wang, PhD
Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of California San Diego

Feng Yue, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Penn State School of Medicine

There are a limited number of spaces. Register early to reserve your spot.
Registration is $50. Credit card only. No checks or departmental transfers.