BioC Asia, 2018

Melbourne, Australia

BiocAsia

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BioC Asia 2018

29-30 November, 2018
University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia

General Information

Registration will be outside Room 253, Arts West, University of Melbourne

Visitor Wi-Fi information:

An etherpad site is also available for any online discussion during the workshops

To initiate a virtual machine go to http://courses.bioconductor.org

Workshop Day: 29 November, 2018

Rooms 261 & 263, Arts West, University of Melbourne

Provisional Timetable

Time Room 261 (Beginner) Room 263 (Intermediate)
9:00am - 10:30am An Introduction To Linear Models
Paul Harrison
Building a Bioconductor Package
Martin Morgan
10:30am - 11:00am Morning Tea
(Provided)
 
11:00am - 12:30pm Genomic Ranges and plyranges
Stuart Lee
classifyR
Dario Strbenac and Shila Ghazanfar
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm - 3:00pm Bioconductor Annotation Packages
Martin Morgan
Single cell RNA-seq analysis
Yunshun Chen
3:00pm - 3:40pm Differential binding analysis for ChIP-seq data
Alex Garnham
Differential analysis of HiC data with diffHic
Hannah Coughlan
3:40pm - 4:10pm Afternoon Tea
(Provided)
 
4:10pm - 5:00pm Differential binding analysis for ChIP-seq data
(continued)
Differential analysis of HiC data with diffHic
(continued)

Conference Day: 30 November, 2018

Room 556, Arts West, University of Melbourne

Provisional Timetable

Time Topic  
9:00am - 9:50am Professor Martin Morgan
Project updates & Getting to know you
 
9:50am - 10:30am Lightning Talks  
  Mr Shian Su (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
CellBench: software for comparing single cell analyses
 
  Dr Peter Hickey (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Using the Delayed Array framework for processing large datasets
 
  Mr Brian Skjerven (Pawsey Super-Computing Centre)
The use of Docker containers to support R-based bioinformatics workflows on an HPC system
 
  Ms Anna Quaglieri (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
R-Ladies: An update on the local and wider picture
 
  Dr Saskia Freytag (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
dtangle: accurate and robust cell type deconvolution
 
10:30am - 11:00am Morning Tea  
11:00am - 12:30pm Research talks / Software demos (I)  
  Dr Peter Hickey (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Getting help and helping others (including future you)
 
  Mr Harry Fong (CSL Ltd)
abseqR: reporting and data analysis functionalities for Rep-Seq datasets of antibody libraries
 
  Dr Tim Peters (Garvan Institute of Medical Research)
A general framework for evaluating cross-platform concordance in genomic studies
 
  Prof. Gordon Smyth (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)  
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm - 2:20pm Keynote presentation  
  Assistant Professor Stephanie Hicks (Johns Hopkins University)
Orchestrating Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing Analysis with Bioconductor
 
2:20pm - 3:40pm Research talks / Software demos (II)  
  Ms Sarah Williams (Monash University)
Celaref: Annotating single-cell RNAseq clusters by similarity to reference datasets
 
  Dr Saskia Freytag (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Efforts towards a definitive pipeline for the analysis of matched single cell nuclei RNA-seq.
 
  Ms Yingxin Lin (University Of Sydney)
scMerge: Integration of multiple single-cell transcriptomics datasets leveraging stable expression and pseudo-replication
 
  Dr Davis McCarthy (St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research)
The ever-expanding and ever-improving Bioconductor ecosystem for single-cell data analysis
 
3:40pm - 4:10pm Afternoon Tea  
4:10pm - 4:40pm Panel Discussion: Grand challenges in Single Cell Data Analysis  
  Moderator: Associate Professor Alicia Oshlack  
  Panelists:
Assistant Professor Stephanie Hicks
Professor Martin Morgan
 
4:40pm - 5:00pm Closing Remarks