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The CIGB's Direction of Biomedical Research invites you to attend OMICs 2016, an International Meeting on Bioinformatics and OMICs which is going to be held on Oct 20-23, 2016.

The Meeting will cover topics such as Bioinformatics and statistical methods for genomic and proteomic research, Technologies for OMICS data generation, Mass spectra data processing and computational proteomics, Next Generation Sequencing: RNASeq, ChipSeq, DNA Methylation, Data Management and analysis, MetaGenomics; Personalized Medicine: Selection of drug-response markers, translational biomarkers, Cancer genome, Epigenetics, Integrative OMICS data analysis, Genomic Technology and Methodology Development and System Biology based bioinformatics software development.

OMICS 2016 will be held from October 20th to October 23rd,  2016 at the Hotel Iberostar Laguna Azul in Varadero, Cuba.

Scientific Program

OMICs 2016 will cover the following topics:

• Technologies for OMICS data generation.
• Bioinformatics and statistical methods for genomic and proteomic research.
• Mass spectra data processing and computational proteomics.
• Next Generation Sequencing: RNASeq, ChipSeq, DNA Methylation, Data Management and analysis, MetaGenomics.
• Personalized Medicine: Selection of drug-response markers, translational biomarkers, Cancer genome.
• Epigenetics.
• Integrative OMICS data analysis.
• System Biology based bioinformatics software development: Network Biology, Gene-protein-drug-diseases networks.

Lectures will be organized in five hour sessions from Thr Oct 21st to Mon Oct 23rd.

 

Speakers

List of Oral presentations
The following Oral Presentations will be delivered at OMICs Varadero 2016:
Speaker Title Institution Country
Akos Vertes, Prof. High throughput metabolomics for the analysis of tissue and cell phenotypes The George Washington University USA
Irving K. Jordan, Prof. A population genomic health profile in Latin America School of Biology at Georgia Tech and co-director of the PanAmerican Bioinformatics Institute USA
Dania Vázquez-Blomquist, PhD Genomic Approaches to Improve the Treatment of Tumors with Interferons Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB Cuba
Aleksandra Nita-Lazar, PhD Targeted Proteomics-Driven Computational Modeling of the Chemotaxis and Toll-like Receptor Signaling Pathways in Macrophages Laboratory of Systems Biology, NIAID USA
Dimcho Bachvarov, PhD A metabolic labeling approach for glycoproteomic analysis reveals altered glycoprotein expression upon GALNT3 knockdown in ovarian cancer cells. Département de médecine moleculaire, Université Laval Canada
Luis Javier González, PhD. Protein Content of the Hylesia metabus Eggnest Setae (Cramer [1775])(Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and Its Association With the Parental Investment for the Reproductive Success and Lepidopterism Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB Cuba
Brandon Ruotolo, Prof. Collision Induced Unfolding: A New Paradigm in Protein Stability Measurements University of Michigan USA
Luis Quiñones, Prof. Improving cancer chemotherapy through pharmacogenomics Faculty of Medicine University of Chile Chile
Ricardo Brigas, PhD. Developing and applying network biology tools to differential gene expression data analysis Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB Cuba
Jose Fernandez, Prof. Genetics and Genomics in Obesity: Fatalism or Hope? University of Alabama at Birmingham USA
Howard L. McLeod, Dr. Genomic-guided cancer therapy: selection from a basket of options Medical Director, The DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute, Moffitt Cancer Center USA
Yassel Ramos, PhD Protein and peptide fractionation by electrophoresis with online electroelution for proteomics studies Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB USA
Vivian Huerta, PhD Does the Dengue virus interactome in human plasma distinguish between viral serotypes? Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB Cuba
Glay Chinea, PhD. Beta-hairpin peptides as entry inhibitor of Dengue virus: relationship between structure and function Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB Cuba
Weston Struwe, Prof. Mapping HIV Viral Spike Glycosylation: a Critical Step in Determining Neutralizing Antibody and Lectin Recognition University of Oxford UK
Gleysin Cabrera, PhD. Structural characterization and biological implications of sulfated N-glycans in a serine protease from the neotropical moth Hylesia metabus (Cramer [1775]) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB Cuba
Radoslav Goldman, PhD. Targeted LC-MS/MS quantification of glycopeptides Georgetown University USA
Julio Raúl Fernández, PhD. Integration of transcriptomic and proteomic data to elucidate the mechanism of action of novel compounds: the case of the antitumor peptide CIGB552 Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, CIGB Cuba
Chen-Hsiang class= Yeang Chen-Hsiang, PhD. A quantitative framework of integrating multi-modal cancer genomic data Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei taiwan
Anna Baranova, PhD. Dissection of programmed and externally instigated ageing in a fibroblast model Associate Professor, School of Systems Biology, George Mason University rusia
Steven M Carr, Prof. Ecological Genomics: Microarray DNA sequencing and bioinformatics for massively parallel multi-species environmental studies Dept of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland USA
Tatiana V. Tatarinova, PhD. Analysis of nucleotide diversity to identify functionally important regions Associate Professor of Research Pediatrics and Spatial Sciences, University of Southern California rusia
Yuriy L. Orlov, PhD. 3D genome structure analysis by high-throughput sequencing technologies Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Novosibirsk State University, Russia rusia

 

Sponsors

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Call for Sponsorship:

We are pleased to offer companies and organizations the opportunity to be corporate sponsors for the International Meeting OMICs 2016, which will be held in Varadero from Oct 20 to Oct 23, 2016.

The Meeting is organized to review the state of the art on technologies for OMICS data generation, bioinformatics and statistical methods for genomic and proteomic research, mass spectra data processing and computational proteomics, next generation sequencing, personalized medicine, epigenetics, integrative OMICS data analysis and system biology based bioinformatics software development among others.

 Sponsors are very important to the Workshop, and the Organizing Committee ensures that their contribution is well recognized. We hope you will be part of the International Meeting OMICs 2016!

Contacting us: For any other questions or requests, please email the Organizing Committee.