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BIOCOMP'12: Monday, July 16, 2012 Schedule

Last modified 2012-07-08 17:41

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6:30am - 5:00pm:  REGISTRATION (Second Floor, Conference Lobby: 1-5)


08:30 - 08:45am:  Congress Opening Remarks - July 16, Monday:
                  Professor Hamid R. Arabnia (Chair, Steering Committee & Coordinator)
                  University of Georgia, Georgia, USA
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

08:50 - 09:45am:  Keynote Lecture 1 - July 16, Monday:
                  Teaching Software Engineering for Software as a Service using Massive
                  Open Online Courses
                  Professor David A. Patterson
                  University of California at Berkeley, California, USA
                  Member, National Academy of Engineering
                  Member, National of Academy of Sciences
                  Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and AAAS
                  Shared (with John Hennessy) the IEEE John von Neumann Medal
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

09:55 - 10:50am:  Keynote Lecture 2 - July 16, Monday:
                  Crowdsourcing, Human Computation, and Collective Intelligence
                  Professor Haym Hirsh
                  Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
                  Former Director (2006-2010) of Division of Information and Intelligent
                  Systems, National Science Foundation, USA + Visiting Scholar (2010-2011)
                  at MIT's Center for Collective Intelligence, USA. Prof. Hirsh received
                  his PhD in 1989 from Stanford University.
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

11:00 - 11:55am:  Keynote Lecture 3 - July 16, Monday:
                  ECL and Distributed Machine Learning with the HPCC Systems Platform
                  Dr. Flavio Villanustre
                  Vice-President of Technology Architecture and Product, HPCC Systems
                  (Past positions and professions: Director of Infrastructure at
                  LexisNexis; and also a neurosurgeon.)
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

12:00 - 01:00pm:  LUNCH (On Your Own)


SESSION 1-BIOCOMP: COMPUTER-BASED MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INFORMATION PROTECTION, STATISTICAL
                  METHODS, MODELLING, SIMULATION & OPTIMIZATION OF BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
                  Co-Chairs: Dr. Jack K. Horner, JKH Consulting, LLC, Los Alamos, NM, USA;
                             Dr. Dr. Tagelsir Mohmed Gasmelseid, King Faisal University,
                            Saudi Arabia.
                  July 16, 2012 (Monday); 01:00pm - 03:40pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballroom 7)

01:00 - 01:20pm:  An Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation Environment for Dynamic
                  Biological Systems
                  Steven Phung, Rajdeep Singh, Jamie Lawson, Michael Hultner, Brian Peck,
                  Ross Henderson, Dennis Hsu, Desmond Lun, Vijayaraj Nagarajan,
                  Mariam Quinones, Darrell Hurt, Yentram Huyen, Mike Tartakovsky
                  Autodesk, Inc., San Francisco, California, USA;
                  Lockheed Martin, Information Systems and Global Solutions, San Diego,
                  California, USA;  Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational
                  Biology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases,
                  NIH Bethesda, Maryland, USA;  Integrity Applications Incorporated,
                  Carlsbad, California, USA;  Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA;
                  Phenomics and Bioinformatics Research Centre and School of Mathematics
                  and Statistics, University of South Australia, Australia

01:20 - 01:40pm:  Population Structure and Related Attribute-Weighting Schemes Under the
                  Assumption of Infectious Disease Scenarios
                  Iris Nelly Gomez-Lopez, Olivia Loza, Armin R. Mikler
                  University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA

01:40 - 02:00pm:  Multiscale Discretization for Reaction Diffusion Systems
                  Fei Li and Yang Cao
                  Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA

02:00 - 02:20pm:  Quantum Cellular Combinatorics - An Equilibrium or Non-Equilibrium Approach
                  Wen-Ran Zhang
                  Georgia Southern University, Georgia, USA

02:20 - 02:40pm:  Software Tool for the Generation, Comparison, and Temporal Visualization
                  of EEG Features
                  Catherine Chesnutt, Mary Baker
                  Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA

02:40 - 03:00pm:  Alternative Two Sample Tests in Bioinformatics
                  Xiaohui Zhong and Kevin Daimi
                  University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan, USA

03:00 - 03:20pm:  Simulated Docking of Laninamivir with the 1918 Pandemic Strain
                  Influenza A/H1N1 Neuraminidase Active Site
                  Jack K. Horner
                  Independent Researcher, USA

03:20 - 03:40pm:  Cryptography and Information Protection in the Living World
                  Naya Nagy and Marius Nagy and Paul Hodor
                  Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia;
                  Booz Allen Hamilton, Rockville, Maryland, USA

03:40 - 04:00pm:  Comparison of Statistical Tools for Microarray Data
                  O. Kaissi, A. Moussa, B. Vannier and A. Ghacham
                  LTI Laboratory, ENSA Tangier Morocco;
                  IPBV, Poitiers University, France


04:00 - 05:20pm:  During this period, BIOCOMP attendees are encouraged to participate
                  in sessions belonging to DMIN'12, GCA'12, GEM'12, ICAI'12, IKE'12,
                  PDPTA'12, or SWWS'12. These sessions discuss topics that significantly
                  overlap the scope of BIOCOMP'12.


05:20 - 06:00pm:  POSTER/DISCUSSION SESSION A-BIOCOMP
                  July 16, 2012 (Monday)
                  (LOCATION: Hallways of Ballrooms 1-5)

                  O. SVAw - A Web-based Application Tool for Automated Surrogate Variable
                     Analysis of Gene Expression Studies
                     Mehdi Pirooznia, Fayaz Seifuddin, Fernando S. Goes, Jeffrey T. Leek,
                     Peter P. Zandi
                     Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA;
                     Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
                  O. A Web-based Multi-Genome Synteny Viewer for Customized Data
                     Chi-Chen Chiu, Kashi V. Revanna, Daniel Munro, and Qunfeng Dong
                     University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA
                  O. Open-source Dental Laboratories Web Content Management Systems vs.
                     Commercial Web Content Management Systems
                     Hebah Mirza and Samir El-Masri
                     King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
                  O. There will be an additional 6 other posters.

06:00 - 08:00pm:  PANEL DISCUSSION (provisional/planned) - TOPIC: TBA
                  Speaker/Moderator: Prof. Andy Marsh
                  Director HoIP; Director HoIP Telecom, UK;
                  Secretary-General WABT; Vice-president ICET; Visiting Professor
                  University of Westminster, UK
                  (LOCATION: Gold Room)

06:00 - 09:00pm:  TUTORIALS (but their topics ARE NOT within the scope of bioinformatics)
                  (Please see the lists at the begining of this booklet)


09:10 - 11:30pm:  CONFERENCE RECEPTION DINNER / SOCIAL
                  July 16 - Monday; 09:10 - 11:30pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballrooms 1-5)


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2012 Co-Sponsors
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program
George Mason University, USA

Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory
HST of Harvard University & MIT, USA

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
University of Minnesota, USA

Center for Cyber Defense, NCAT

Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility of Argonne National Laboratory
Illinois, USA

The Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences
(CASIS: NC A&T;, Carnegie Mellon, Clemson, UNC Wilmington

Knowledge Management & Intelligent System Center (KMIS)
University of Siegen, Germany

Intelligent Cyberspace Engineering Lab., ICEL
Texas A&M; University, Texas, USA
UMIT, Institute of Bioinformatics and Translational Research
Austria

Hawkeye Radiology Informatics
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA

The International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics
US Chapter of World Academy of Science

Supercomputer Software Department (SSD)
Institute of Computational Mathematics & Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences


International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine

Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab)
University of Iowa, USA

High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano)

Manx Telecom

Computer Science Research, Education, and Applications Press;

World Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies




Super Micro Computer, Inc.,
San Jose, California, USA


Intel Corporation


Altera Corporation


Hodges Health

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