Friday, May 3


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Venue: Mavrin Center

Saturday, May 4


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Venue: Mavrin Center

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Speakers: Gustavo Stolovitzky (IBM Research) and Laura Heiser (Oregon Health & Science University)
Venue: TBA

precisionFDA-CPTAC Challenge

Right data for right patient: the FDA-CPTAC multi-omics mislabeling challenge

Speaker: Bing Zhang (Baylor College of Medicine)
8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Venue: TBA

Integrated Analysis of Multi-omics Data for Clinical Use [Best Performer Talk]

Speaker: Renke Pan (Sentieon, Inc.)
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Venue: TBA

Identifying Mislabeled Samples in Multi-omics Datasets [Best Performer Talk]

Speaker: Anders Carlsson (Bionamic, Lund University)
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Venue: TBA


The Challenge and Promise of Interpreting RNA Sequence to Unravel Tumor Mysteries

Josh Stuart (UC Santa Cruz)

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
Venue: TBA

Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Venue: TBA


Overview of the DREAM SMC-RNA Isoform Quantification and Fusion Detection Challenge

Speaker: Kyle Elrott (Oregon Health & Science University)
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Venue: TBA

Arriba: a computational tool to detect gene fusions from next-generation sequencing data in personalized oncology [Best Performer Talk]

Speaker: Sebastian Uhrig (DKFZ)
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Venue: TBA

Fast and accurate cancer fusion transcript detection by STAR-Fusion [Best Performer Talk]

Speaker: Brian Haas (Broad Instititue)
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Venue: TBA

Lunch Break

12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Public Data Resources

NCI Cancer Research Data Commons

Speaker: Allen Dearry (NCI)
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM
Venue: TBA

Generation and benchmarking of a 1000 Genomes gVCF resource for variant calling‚Ä®

Speaker: Jonathan Pevsner (Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine‚Ä®)
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Venue: TBA

Indexing Massive NIH Datasets with NCBI-led Hackathons

Speaker: Ben Busby (NCBI)
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM
Venue: TBA

Science Driven by Space Biology Omics Data Utilizing NASA GeneLab Platform

Speaker: Afshin Beheshti (WYLE Labs, NASA Ames Research Center, NASA)
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Venue: TBA


Speaker: TBA
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM
Venue: TBA

NCI CPTAC Big and Open Data Projects

Speaker: Henry Rodriguez (NCI)
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM
Venue: TBA

Utility of proteogenomics data in immunotherapy

Speaker: Bing Zhang (Baylor College of Medicine)
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Venue: TBA

Goals and Challenges of the NCI Human Tumor Atlas Network

Speaker: Shannon Hughes (NCI)
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Venue: TBA

Challenges and opportunities in the analysis of single-cell data generated from tumor specimens

Speaker: Ken Lau (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
Venue: TBA

Coffee Break

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Venue: TBA

The Importance of Large and Systematic Perturbational Studies with LINCS program as an example

Speaker: Ajay Pillai (NHGRI)
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM
Venue: TBA

Integrative analysis of phenotypic and molecular responses to high-impact microenvironmental signals

Speaker: Laura Heiser (Oregon Health & Science University)
4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Venue: TBA

Challenge Ideas Using Public Data Resources

Preparation for Break Out Session

4:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Venue: TBA

Break out Session: Brainstorm about Possible Challenge Ideas

4:40 PM - 5:20 PM
Venue: TBA

Report Back on the Breakout Sessions and Next Steps

5:20 PM - 6:00 PM
Venue: TBA

Poster Session and Reception

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: TBA