Group Retreat at Spitzingsee

Common group retreat of the Data Integration and Knowledge Management group at the EMBL in Heidelberg, the Machine Learning and Data Mining in Bioinformatics group and the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology group at the TU Munich.

The slides of most talks can be downloaded here: talks group retreat 2011.
Photos are in the rostlab gallery.


Monday, April 4

Session 1
Chair:  Christian Schaefer
13:00    Speed talks of introduction
13:20    The bioinformatics program at the TUM/LMU (Lothar Richter, TUM)
13:30    Are protein disordered regions equal to loops? (Esmeralda Vicedo, TUM)
13:50    Predicting subcellular localization for proteins in all kingdoms (Tanya Goldberg, TUM)
14:10    Target selection for membrane protein structure determination (Edda Kloppmann, TUM)
14:30    System biology of virus-host interactions (Arthur Dong, TUM)
14:50    Analysis of external protein-protein interfaces (Tobias Hamp, TUM)
15:10    Identification of DNA-binding residues from amino acid sequence data (Michael Menden, TUM)
Session 2 
Chair:  Stefan Kramer
16:00    Novel methods for graph mining in databases of small molecules (Andreas Maunz, TUM)
16:30    Multi-label classification and ToxCast (Jörg Wicker, TUM)
17:00    Local models and locally weighted learning for graph classification/regression (Stefan Kramer, TUM)
17:30    3D methods for small molecules (Tobias Girschick, TUM)

Tuesday, April 5

Session 3   
Chair:  Reinhard Schneider
10:00    Reflect: a tool for life scientist (Janos Binder, EMBL)
10:15    Mapping mutations from literature to sequences: case study HIV-1 (Salvador Santiago, EMBL)
10:30    Understanding temporal patterns in cell cycle regulation through visualization (Maria Secrier, EMBL)
11:00    Applying data integration and knowledge management techniques to analyze systems biology data (Venkata Satagopam, EMBL)
11:30    High-performance computing in biology and the race to Exascale (Reinhard Schneider, EMBL)

Session 4
Chair:  Stefan Kramer
13:00    Interpretation of time series data on gene regulatory systems (Matthias Böck, TUM)
13:30    Network-based interpretation of gene biclusters in bladder cancer (Constanze Schmitt, TUM)
14:00    Learning probabilistic real-time automata from multi-attribute event logs (Jana Schmidt, TUM)
14:30    Multi-view stacking for dementia classification (Rui Li, TUM)

Session 5
Chair:  Andrea Schafferhans
15:00    Large scale molecular dynamics analysis of SNPs (Marc Offman, TUM)
15:20    Identifying protein functional sites using in silico mutagenesis (Yana Bromberg, Rutgers)
17:00    Can we predict structural change upon point mutations? (Christian Schaefer, TUM)
17:20    Searching function through docking (Andrea Schafferhans, TUM)

Wednesday, April 6

Session 6
Chair:  Edda Kloppmann
9:00    Structural comparison between Era and Eca L-Asparaginases to facilitate rational engineering of a cancer drug (Maina Bitar, TUM)
9:20    HDP as an antimalarial drug target (Dedan Githae, TUM)
10:40    The problems with high-throughput protein feature prediction in the cloud (Laszlo Kajan, TUM)
11:00    Is cloud computing a new way for reproducible research? (Markus Schmidberger, TUM)


Haus BergSee
Stümpflingweg 12
83727 Schliersee