bi&cb

This track will address modern research areas related to bioinformatics, computational biology and the applications of internet and communication technologies in biology.

  • Structural bioinformatics
  • Pharmacoinformatics and computer-aided drug design
  • Systems biology
  • Mathematical modeling in biosciences
  • Information and communication technologies (ICT) tools in biology
  • E-learning and virtual laboratories for education in biotechnology
  • Database technologies, machine learning and data mining
  • Supercomputing, GPU-based and parallel processing

 TRACK SCHEDULE

Aug 13 @ 9:10 am – 9:15 am
Introducing the Track: Bioinformatics & Computational Biology @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Shyam Diwakar, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Amrita School of Biotechnology
Aug 13 @ 9:20 am – 10:00 am
Plenary Talk: Modeling strategy based on Petri-nets @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Jaap Heringa, Ph.D. Director & Professor of Bioinformatics, IBIVU VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands Modeling strategy based on Petri-nets In my talk I will introduce a formal modeling strategy based on Petri-nets, which are a convenient means of modeling biological
Invited Talk:  Interpretation of Genomic Variation – Identifying Rare Variations Leading to Disease @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Rajgopal Srinivasan, Ph.D. Principal Scientist & Head Bio IT R&D, TCS Innovation Labs, India Interpretation of Genomic Variation – Identifying Rare Variations Leading to Disease Genome sequencing technologies are generating an abundance of data on human genetic variations. A big challenge
Invited Talk @ Sathyam Hall
Aug 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Invited Talk @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Ajay Shah, Ph.D. Director, Research Informatics, City of Hope , CA, USA  
Invited Talk: A cost-effective approach to Protein Structure-guided Drug Discovery: Aided by Bioinformatics, Chemoinformatics and computational chemistry @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Kal Ramnarayan, Ph.D. Co-founder President & Chief Scientific Officer, Sapient Discovery, San Diego, CA, USA A cost-effective approach to Protein Structure-guided Drug Discovery: Aided by Bioinformatics, Chemoinformatics and computational chemistry With the mapping of the human genome completed almost a
Aug 13 @ 11:40 am – 12:20 pm
Invited Talk: Rare disease diagnostic platform @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Prashanth Athri, Ph.D. Senior Specialist, Strand Life Sciences, Bengaluru, India Rare disease diagnostic platform At Strand, genomic sequencing combined with bioinformatic analysis have provided discriminative diagnosis in the case of rare genetic disorders. Inspired by these cases, we are building
Plenary Talk: Interspike Interval Distribution of Neuronal Model with distributed delay: Emergence of unimodal, bimodal and Power law @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Karmeshu, Ph.D. Dean & Professor, School of Computer & Systems Sciences & School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. Interspike Interval Distribution of Neuronal Model with distributed delay: Emergence of unimodal, bimodal and Power law The study
Invited Talk: Nanoscale Simulations – Tackling Form and Formulation Challenges in Drug Development and Drug Delivery @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Lalitha Subramanian, Ph.D. Chief Scientific Officer & VP, Services at Scienomics, USA Nanoscale Simulations – Tackling Form and Formulation Challenges in Drug Development and Drug Delivery Lalitha Subramanian, Dora Spyriouni, Andreas Bick, Sabine Schweizer, and Xenophon Krokidis Scienomics The discovery of
Invited Talk: Applying Machine learning for Automated Identification of Patient Cohorts @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Srisairam Achuthan, Ph.D. Senior Scientific Programmer, Research Informatics Division, Department of Information Sciences, City of Hope, CA, USA Applying Machine learning for Automated Identification of Patient Cohorts Srisairam Achuthan, Mike Chang, Ajay Shah, Joyce Niland Patient cohorts for a clinical
Aug 13 @ 3:05 pm – 3:20 pm
Delegate Talk: VARANT: The Variant Annotation Tool @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Kunal Kundu, Sushma Motamarri, Uma Sunderam, Steven E. Brenner and Rajgopal Srinivasan. VARANT: The Variant Annotation Tool Genome sequencing technologies are generating an abundance of data on human genetic variations. A big challenge lies in interpreting the functional relevance of
Aug 13 @ 3:25 pm – 3:35 pm
Delegate Talk: Efficient gene prioritization @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Bhadrachalam Chitturi, Balaji Raghavachari and Donghyun Kim Efficient gene prioritization The gene prioritization, GP, problem seeks to identify the most promising genes among several candidate genes. In genetics, gene related conditions are typically associated with chromosomal regions, say with GWAS.
Delegate Talk: Insilico Analysis of hypothetical proteins from Leishmania donovani: A Case study of a membrane protein of the MFS class reveals their plausible roles in drug resistance @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Nitish Sathyanrayanan, Sandesh Ganji and Holenarsipur Gundurao Nagendra. Insilico Analysis of hypothetical proteins from Leishmania donovani: A Case study of a membrane protein of the MFS class reveals their plausible roles in drug resistance Kala-azar or visceral leishmaniais (VL), caused
Delegate Talk: Pharmacophore modeling, atom-based 3D-QSAR and molecular docking studies on Pyrimido[5,4-e][1,2,4]triazine derivatives as PLK 1 inhibitors @ Sathyam Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Rajasekhar Chekkara, Venkata Reddy Gorla and Sobha Rani Tenkayala Pharmacophore modeling, atom-based 3D-QSAR and molecular docking studies on Pyrimido[5,4-e][1,2,4]triazine derivatives as PLK 1 inhibitors Polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) is a significant enzyme with diverse biological actions in cell cycle progression,