The 2019 community meeting is hosted by the Clinical Bioinformatics Area, FPS, Hospital Virgen del Rocio.

Invited speakers

Julio Saez-Rodriguez Julio Saez-Rodriguez, PhD, RWTH-Aachen University, Germany

Julio Saez-Rodriguez is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics and Data Analysis at the Faculty of Medicine of Heidelberg University. Julio is a member of the Disease Maps team and participates in the development of the Multiple Sclerosis Map. Julio's research interests are in computational methods and tools for studying information transfer within signalling networks, and applications to disease-related questions, with a focus on cancer and fibrosis. More information can be found at www.saezlab.org.

Jonathan Karr Jonathan Karr, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US

Jonathan Karr is a Fellow at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. The goal of Jonathan's research group is to develop mechanistic whole-cell computational models that predict the behavior of individual cells by representing all of the biochemical activity in cells. In addition, his research group is developing the methods and tools needed for whole-cell modeling. Jonathan earned his PhD in Biophysics and his MS in Medicine from Stanford University and his SB in Physics and SB in Brain & Cognitive Sciences from MIT. See his research group's website for more information: https://www.karrlab.org.

Sampsa Hautaniemi Sampsa Hautaniemi, PhD, University of Helsinki, Finland

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Jessica Dale Jessica Dale Tenenbaum, PhD, Duke University, US

Dr. Tenenbaum is an Assistant Professor of Translational Biomedical Informatics at the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke University. Her research applies expertise in data standards and electronic health records to stratify mental health disorders to for biomarker discovery. Nationally, Dr. Tenenbaum is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the Lister Hill Center at the National Library of Medicine. She is co-founder and Chair of AMIA's Mental Health Informatics Working Group and Past Chair of AMIA’s Genomics and Translational Bioinformatics Working Group. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Biomedical Informatics and serves on the advisory panel for Nature Scientific Data. After earning her bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard, Dr. Tenenbaum worked as a program manager at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, WA for six years before pursuing a PhD in biomedical informatics at Stanford University Tenenbaum Lab.


Invited talks

Logic modeling to integrate disease maps and various omics data
Julio Saez-Rodriguez, RWTH-Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany

Toward whole-cell computational models for precision medicine
Jonathan Karr, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, US

Afternoon discussion sessions

Afternoon breakout discussion sessions are planned following the example of the 2nd Disease Maps Community Meeting in Luxembourg. We invite proposals: a title and a breif description of the topic (1 page maximum). 4-6 topics will be selected, introduced 2nd October and discussed 3rd and 4th October with summaries presented at the end to all the participants. The outcome of the Luxembourg meeting discussions was published receintly in Briefings in Bioinformatics: doi: 10.1093/bib/bby024.

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Joaquin Dopazo
Rubén García Serrano
Maria Peña Chilet

Disease Maps Project Coordinators

Alexander Mazein
Marek Ostaszewski
Inna Kuperstein
Andrei Zinovyev
Reinhard Schneider
Emmanuel Barillot
Rudi Balling
Charles Auffray