SME Bioinformatics Forum, Hinxton 2015
Date:Monday 9 - Tuesday 10 March 2015
Venue:European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SD, United Kingdom
Application opens:Friday January 30 2015
Application deadline:Friday February 27 2015
One Nucleus 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.
One Nucleus 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 topics of the workshop have been specifically selected to be of greatest interest to industry organisations in the biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
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.
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 One Nucleus||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 and proteomics services
||Klemens Pinchler (UniProt team EMBL-EBI)|
|13:55||Chemogenomics and drug-target bioactivity resources (ChEMBL&SureChEMBL)||Anne Hersey (ChEMBL Coordinator, CEMBL-EBI)|
|14:20||EMBL-EBI's training programme: improving accessibility to industrial users||Sarah Morgan (Training Programme Manager, EMBL-EBI)|
||Andy Smith (Senior external relations officer, ELIXIR) & Rita Hendricusdottir (ELIXIR-UK - Outreach Manager)|
|14:55||ELIXIR and industry engagement||Lee Larcombe (Training Coordinator for Research Science, ELIXIR-UK)|
|15:10||Bioinformatics innovations challenges and Innocate UK funding opportunities||Alexander Henzing (Knowledge Transfer Manager, Biosciences & Biotechnology, Knowledge Transfer Network)|
|Applications and case studies|
|15:55||The Centre for Therapeutic Target Validation||Jessica Vamathevan (CTTV Operations Director, GlaxoSmithKline)|
|16:20||A Global Network for Genomic Medicine||Mike Furness (DNAnexus)|
|16:60||The importance of integrating Omics data and the life cycle processes holistically||Les Mara (Databiology Ltd)|
|17:10||Capturing value in Life Science R&D through data stewardship||Abel Ureta-Vidal (Eagle Genomics)|
|17:30||Panel discussion on future needs and SME Engagement||Dominic Clark (EMBL-EBI) & Mary Barlow (LFCF Programme Manager, EMBL-EBI) & Harriet Fear (One Nucleus), Lee Beniston (BBSRC)|
|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
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:'Ensembel Highlights: Accessing the Genome'|
|11:30||Dr. Anne Hersey and Dr. George Papadatos: The ChEMBL and SureChEMBL databases: Compound-Target Interactions from medicinal Chemistry and patents|
|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/