SME Bioinformatics Forum, Hinxton 2015
OneNucleus and EMBL-EBI invite you to join them for a one day symposium on Bioinformatics tools and resources for Industry.
EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute
The EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute has the primary responsibility of providing bioinformatics services to European researchers. Our mission is:
- To provide freely available data and bioinformatics services to all facets of the scientific community in ways that promote scientific progress
- To contribute to the advancement of biology through basic investigator-driven research in bioinformatics
- To provide advanced bioinformatics training to scientists at all levels, from PhD students to independent investigators
- To help disseminatecutting-edge technologies to industry
- To coordinatebiological data provision across Europe
As part of our support for industry, we have established an annual series of information workshops based in various locations across Europe. These workshops are designed to allow SMEs to hear about molecular and genomic databases and services that are provided freely by EMBL-EBI and our collaborators, to understand the international data sharing agreements underlying these data resources and the road map for future developments.
OneNucleus is a membership organisation for international life science and healthcare companies, based in Cambridge and London, the heart of Europe’s largest life science and healthcare cluster.
The Forum will introduce bioinformatics tools and data resources and will present the opportunities for SMEs, other industry organisations and other interested individuals to use and integrate these resources in order to derive business benefit from the existing and developing infrastructure.
The topics of the workshop have been specifically selected to be of greatest interest to industry organisations in the biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The confirmed speakers are:
- Harriet Fear, Chief Executive at One Nucleus
- Clare Turnbull,Clinical Lead for 100,000 Genomes Project Cancer Programme, Genomics England
- John Prime,Oncology Research Data Scientist and Strategist at MedImmune
- Alexander Henzing, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Biosciences & Biotechnology
Knowledge Transfer Network
- Jessica Vamathevan,CTTV Operations manager, GlaxoSmithKline
- Mike Furness,DNAnexus
- Les Mara,Databiology Ltd
- Abel Ureta-Vidal,Eagle Genomics
- Dominic Clark,Industry programme Manager, EMBL-EBI
- Andy Smith, Senior external relations officer, ELIXIR
- Sarah Morgan, Training Programme Manager, EMBL-EBI
- Jenny Cham,User Experience Analyst, EMBL-EBI
- Denise Carvalho-Silva, Ensembl Outreach Officer, EMBL-EBI
- Klemens Pichler,UniProt team, EMBL-EBI
- Anne Hersey, ChEMBL Coordinator, EMBL-EBI
- Lee Larcombe, Training Coordinator for Research Science, ELIXIR-UK
- Rita Hendricusdottir,Outreach Manager, ELIXIR-UK
- Lee Beniston,Senior Business Interaction Manager, BBSRC
Monday 9th March 2015, EMBL-EBI Kendrew Lecture theatre.
|09:15||Registration and refreshments|
|10:00||Welcome from EMBL-EBI||Dominic Clark(Industry programme Manager, EMBL-EBI)|
|10:05||Welcome from OneNucleus||Harriet Fear (Chief Executive at One Nucleus)|
|10:25||Overview of the day||Dominic Clark(Industry programme Manager,EMBL-EBI) & Jenny Cham (EMBL-EBI)|
|10:35||Overview of EMBL-EBI’s data resources and services||Sarah Morgan (Training Programme Manager, EMBL-EBI)|
|10:50||Getting the User Experience Right: How the EBI is working to improve the usability of bioinformatics services||Jenny Cham(User Experience Analyst, EMBL-EBI)|
|11:15||Genomics: 'Ensembl Highlights: Accessing the Genome'||Denise Carvalho-Silva, Ensembl Outreach Officer (EMBL-EBI)|
|11:45||The 100,000 Genomes Project||Clare Turnbull,Clinical Lead for 100,000 Genomes Project Cancer Programme, Genomics England|
|12:30||Lunch and Networking|
|13:30||UniProt, the protein reference database||Klemens PichlerUniProt team, EMBL-EBI|
|13:50||Chemogenomics and drug-target bioactivity resources (ChEMBL&SureChEMBL)||Anne Hersey, ChEMBL Coordinator (EMBL-EBI)|
|14:10||EMBL-EBI's training programme: improving accessibility to industrial users||Sarah Morgan (Training Programme Manager, EMBL-EBI)|
|14:25||ELIXIR-UK||Lee Larcombe (Training Coordinator for Research Science – ELIXIR-UK ) & Rita Hendricusdottir(ELIXIR-UK – Outreach Manager)|
|14:45||ELIXIR industry engagement||Andy Smith (Senior external relations officer, ELIXIR)|
|15:00||Bioinformatics innovation challenges and Innovate UK funding opportunities||Alexander Henzing, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Biosciences & Biotechnology, Knowledge Transfer Network|
|Applications and case studies|
|15:40||Large Molecule Drug Discovery Bioinformatics||John Prime,Oncology Research Data Scientist and Strategist at MedImmune|
|16:25||The Centre for Therapeutic Target Validation||Jessica VamathevanCTTV Operations manager, GlaxoSmithKline|
|16:45||A Global Network for Genomic Medicine||Mike Furness(DNAnexus)|
|17:00||The importance of integrating Omics data and the life cycle processes holistically||Les Mara(Databiology Ltd)|
|17:15||Overview of Eagle Genomics||Abel Ureta-Vidal(Eagle Genomics)|
|17:30||SME Engagement||Lee BenistonBBSRC|
|17:45||Panel discussion on future needs||Dominic Clark (EMBL-EBI), Mary Barlow (LFCF programme manger, EMBL-EBI), Harriet Fear (One Nucleus).|
|18:15-19:00||Networking reception||EMBL-EBI South Building|
Tuesday 10 March 2015, room V1-24 EMBL-EBI South Building
We will provide a half day hands on training course based on popular demand on the following topics:
- Genomics resources
- Drug-Discovery resources
- Proteomics resources
Participation will be on a first come first served basis with a maximum number of 30 participants on the course.
|09:15||Dr. Sarah Morgan Introduction to EBI search and Train Online|
|09:30||Dr. Denise Carvalho-Silva Genomics: 'Ensembl Highlights: Accessing the Genome'|
Dr. Anne Hersey and Dr, George Papadatis: The ChEMBL and SureChEMBL databases: Compound-Target Interactions from medicinal Chemistry and patents
Dr. Klemens PichlerOverview of UniProt and proteomic services
|13:00||Close of hands on training|
All tools and services provided by EMBL-EBI are available free of charge. For more information about EMBL-EBI, see our website: www.ebi.ac.uk. For more information about support for SMEs, see: www.ebi.ac.uk/industry/SME-forum/
Please note that for all attendees a £30 registration fee is required, this will need to be paid by credit/debit card at the time of registering.
Please register here>>>>
Registration closes 23 February 2015
If you require accommodation, please ensure you arrange this well in advance. Accommodation is not included in this course.
We would recommend you book accommodation with the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre
You will need to book this as soon as possible as availability is often limited.
Please contact their reception, Tel: +44 (0) 1223 495000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or you can book with The Red Lion, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire CB10 1QY, (Tel: +44(0) 1799 530601) which has 8 rooms available.
Alternatively you can contact the Holiday Inn Express Duxford 42 Station Road, East Whittlesford Bridge, Cambridge CB22 4NL (located next to Whittlesford Train Station) (Tel: +44(0) 1223 497070) which has 75 rooms available.
Details regarding travel to the EBI can be found here http://www.ebi.ac.uk/about/travel
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