NGS Data Management and Interpretation to be part of Bio-IT World Asia Conference

Dedicated conference program on NGS Data Management and Interpretation
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March 28, 2012 - PRLog -- Needham, MA – Cambridge Healthtech Institute announces the presentations for the NGS Data Management and Interpretation track first annual Bio-IT World Asia Conference, taking place June 6-8, 2012 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.  For more information, visit:

The NGS Data Management and Interpretation program includes:

Next-Generation Sequencing Based Approach toward Cellular Transcriptional Network
Yoshihide Hayashizaki, M.D., Ph.D., Director, RIKEN Omics Science Center

Identifying the Functional Consequences of Genetic Variation in Human Regulatory Genes
Rohan Williams, Ph.D., Principal Investigator and Deputy Cluster Leader, Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering

NGS Transcript Variation in Dendritic Cell Subsets in Response to Viral Infection
Michael Poidinger, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Bioinformatics, Singapore Immunology Network

Decoding Epigenetics Regulation of Non-Coding RNAs in Male Germ Cell Tumors
Tin-Lap Lee, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Reproduction, Development and Endocrinology Program, School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


System Analysis of Complex Bacterial Communities
Peter Little, Ph.D., Professor, Associate Director, Singapore Centre on Life Sciences Engineering; Director, Life Sciences Institute; Research Director, Office of Deputy President (Research & Technology), National University of Singapore - Biography

KEYNOTE PANEL: Next-Gen Data Trends

Kevin Davies, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Bio-IT World

Peter Little, Ph.D., Director, Life Sciences Institute; National University of Singapore
Yoshihide Hayashizaki, M.D., Ph.D., Director, RIKEN Omics Science Center
Seong-Jin Kim, Ph.D., President, CHA Research Institutes; Director, CHA Cancer Institute; Distinguished Professor, CHA University

Bioinformatics Software for Large-Scale Sequence Alignment and de novo Genome Assembly
Ruiqiang Li, Founder, Novogene Co. Ltd.; Principle Investigator, Biodynamic Optical Imaging Center and Peking-Tsinghua Joint Center for Life Sciences, Peking University

The Korean Genome Project Using NGS and Genome Engine Informatics Pipeline
Jong Bhak, Ph.D., Director, Personal Genomics Institute, South Korea

A Large-Scale Public Reference Set of Complete Human Genome Sequences for Biological Interpretation of Human Genomes
Richard Tearle, Ph.D., Senior Field Applications Scientist, Complete Genomics, Inc.

A Cloud Infrastructure for Comparative Human Genomics – from Onco- to Pan-Genomes
Stephen Rudd, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor & CSO, Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre

Bioinformatic Tools and Analyses for Medical Genomics
Pauline Ng, Ph.D., Group Leader, Mathematical & Computational Biology, Genome Institute of Singapore

Impact of DNA Structural Variation and Epigenetic Modulation of Enhancers on Gene Regulation
Touati Benoukraf, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Cancer Science Institute Singapore, National University of Singapore

The Future of Epidemiology is Genomic: Sequence, Report to a Central Database and Receive Results and Analysis
Laurent Gautier, Ph.D., Head, Core Facility, Senior Researcher, Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark

The Bio-IT World Asia 2012 Conference will bring together, life sciences, pharmaceutical, informatics and IT professionals from all over Asia and the rest of the world to one unique location. The Event provides the perfect venue to share information and discuss enabling technologies that are driving biomedical research and the drug development process.

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