The CSIRO Conference on Computational and Data Intensive Science

Bioinformatics FOAM


9:00am Drew Berry WEHI Sketching pictures of what we know but
can’t see: Using animation to connect
data from many sources(Joint Session with Visualisation workshop)
10:00am Sean O’Donoghue CSIRO The ‘dark’ proteome and new data
visualization tools for life scientists(Joint Session with Visualisation workshop)
10:30am Morning Tea
11:00am Kjiersten Fagnan National Energy
Research Scientific
Computing Centre
JGI-NESRC High performance computing
initiatives – moving genomics
workflows to the Crays
11:30am Vicky Schneider EMBL-ABR International bioinformatics infrastructure:
the EMBL Australia Bioinformatics
Resource and ELIXIR
11:50am Andreas Zwick CSIRO Molecular data in ANIC – what to expect
and extract from an insect collection
12:10pm Lars Jermiin CSIRO Improving the accuracy of phylogenetic
estimates obtained from genomic data
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Stuart Stephen CSIRO pacbiokanga
1:50pm Torsten Seemann University of Melbourne Transitioning public health microbiology
to whole genome sequencing
2:10pm David Powell Monash University RNA-seq visualization using Degust
2:30pm Yalchin Oytam CSIRO Harman R-version: Maximising
information extraction from highthroughput
genomic datasets
3:00pm Afternoon Tea
3:30pm Melissa Davis WEHI Systems biology of breast cancer EMT
3:50pm James Doecke CSIRO Multi-platform analysis of genomic data
for finding predictors of cancer
progression: an example using TCGA
4:10pm Tony Papenfuss WEHI Identifying genomic rearrangements in
cancer genomes (and other diseases)
4:30pm Denis Bauer CSIRO VariantSpark: applying Spark-based
machine learning methods to genomic
 4:50pm Closing Summary

Date and time

Friday 4th March, 2016.


Clarendon A, Level 5
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Place, Melbourne, Victoria

Contact information

Annette McGrath


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The C3DIS 2017 will bring together researchers with computational and data science specialists from CSIRO, publicly funded research organisations and other invited institutions and organisations. This will enable attendees to share their science outcomes and learnings, and build a community of practice around Computational and Data Intensive science.

Free for CSIRO staff and invited participants