TranSYS Winter school – Speakers and recorded sessions

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

9.00–9.05: WelcomeBenno Schwikowski, Institut Pasteur, Paris

9.05–10.30: Single cell analysis, Alexander Skupin, University of Luxemburg

11.00–12.00: Introduction to clinical trials and evidence levels for establishing the use new treatments and technologies, Laurence Collette, International Drug Development Institute, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

13.00–14.00: Good Gradients and How To Find Them: Towards Multi-Scale Representation Learning Bastian Reick, Helmholtz Zentrum München & Technical University Munich

14.00–15.30: GWAS, polygenic scores, and beyond Celia Greenwood, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

16.00–17.00: Multi-omic network analysis in complex disease, Kimberly Glass, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA


Thursday, November 25, 2021

8.00–9.00: Computational statistics for omics data, Kim-Anh Lê Cao, University of Melbourne, Australia

9.00–10.00: Detecting active modules in multiplex networks, Elva-Maria Novoa-Del-Toro,  Metabolism and Xenobiotics (MeX) / Toxalim / INRAE / Toulouse, France

11.00–12.30: Network data analytics in biology and medicine: towards new paradigms , Nataša Pržulj, Barcelona Super Computing Centre

13.30-14.30: Practical Tools for Improving Reproducibility (of Bioinformatics) Johan Dreo,  Institute Pasteur

Friday, November 26, 2021

9.00–10.00:  A multiomics perspective on personal health, Gokhan Ertaylan, Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Belgium

10.30–11.30: ELIXIR and the distributed infrastructure for genomics and health Frederik Coppens, University of Gent, Belgium


13.30–14.30 On academic blogging and AI ethics  Alan Winfield, Bristol Robot Laboratory, UK

15.00–16.00 The multilayer community structure of rare diseases Davide CirilloAlfonso Valencia, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain

16.00–17.00: Multiple omics clustering, data interpretation and predictive modelling Bertrand de Meulder, European Institute for Systems Biology and Medicine, France

Back to School Programme