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Full list of speakers for the 2nd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Data Congress Announced

publication date: Apr 22, 2014
author/source: Oxford Global


Oxford Global are pleased to announce the full list of speakers for the 2nd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Data Congress. Taking place on 19th & 20th May at the Copthorne Tara Kensington in London, this event is not to be missed.

Confirmed Speakers 2014:

From Pharma & Nutrition Companies

  • Will Loging, Director Scientific Knowledge Discovery, Boehringer Ingelheim 
  • Sittichoke Saisanit, Principal Scientist, Data Science, Pharma Research & Early Development Informatics, Roche Translational Clinical Research Center (TCRC) 
  • Anthony Rowe, Principal Research Scientist, External Innovation, Johnson and Johnson 
  • Gregory Lefebvre, Data Scientist, Functional Genomics, Nestle Institute of Health Sciences

From Clinical Research Institutions and Leading Academia 

  • Peter Hawkey, Professor of Clinical and Public Health Bacteriology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital 
  • Samir Courdy, Chief Research Informatics Officer, Director Research Informatics, Huntsmann Cancer Institute 
  • Subha Madhavan, Director of Innovation Centre for Biomedical Informations, Associate Professor, Director Clinical Research Informatics, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Georgetown University 
  • May Wang, Director of Biocomputing and Bioinformatics Core in Emory-Georgia Tech Cancer Nanotechnology Center, The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hematology and Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Associate Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University 
  • Elia Stupka, Co-Director and Head of Unit, Center for Translational Genomics and Bioinformatics, San Raffaele Scientific Institute 
  • Mark Borodovsky, Director, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics, Regents' Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science at Georgia Institute of Technology; Chair, Bioinformatics Department at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology 
  • Raffaele Calogero, Professor of Molecular Biology, University of Torino 
  • Rob Krams, Professor of Molecular Bioengineering, Chair Caridovascular Technology Network Imperial College, Vice-Chair Working Group Atherosclerosis European Society of Cardiology, Imperial College London 
  • Alice C. McHardy, Professor of Algorithmic Bioinformatics, Department of Algorithmic Bioinformatics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf 
  • Stephan Schuster, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University 
  • Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, Chair, Division of Molecular Diagnostics, Professor of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • Assam El-Osta, Professor, Head of Epigenetics in Human Health and Disease, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute 
  • Paal Saetrom, Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology 
  • Philip Awadalla, Professor, Genome Quebec Award for Population and Medical Genomics Faculty of Medicine University of Montreal, Executive Scientific Director and Principal Investigator CARTaGENE 
  • Stefano Ceri, Professor of Database Systems, Politecnico di Milano 
  • David Robertson, Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester 
  • Björn Usadel, Professor, Department of Biology, RWTH Aachen University 
  • Neil Avent, Professor, Head of School Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences, School of Biomedical & Healthcare Sciences, University of Plymouth 
  • Jesper Tegnér, Strategic Professor of Computational Medicine, Director, Unit of Computational Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital 
  • Richard McCombie, Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 
  • Sven Nahnsen, Executive Head of Quantitative Biology Centre (QBiC), Quantitative Biology Center, Tuebingen, Germany 
  • François Artiguenave, Head of Bioinformatics, Centre national de Génotypage, Institut de Génomique, CEA 
  • Yoav Smith, Head of Genomics Data Analysis Unit, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
  • Artur Kowalik, Head, Department of Molecular Diagnostics, Holycross Cancer Center, Kielce, Poland 
  • Rémy Bruggmann, Head of Interfaculty Bioinformatics Unit, University of Bern 
  • Joaquín Dopazo, Head of Computational Genomics Department, Principe Felipe Research Center, Spain 
  • Liliana Florea, Assistant Professor, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 
  • Vered Chalifa-Caspi, Bioinformatics Core Facility Head, National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 
  • Alexander Wait Zaranek , Harvard Personal Genome Project, Scientific Director, Curoverse 
  • C. Titus Brown, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University 
  • Martina Mijuskovic, Senior Postdoctoral Fellow , University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Register your interest today to hear over 40 outstanding case studies and presentations, across 5 interactive streams: 

  • NGS Data Analysis: Methods, Platforms And Technologies 
  • NGS Data Handling, Storage & Management, And Collaborative Networking 
  • NGS Data Tools For Meta’omics 
  • NGS Data Tools For Therapeutic Areas 
  • NGS Data Tools In Biomarkers, Clinical Development & Diagnostics 


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