Monday, April 11, 2016

Conference Award Winners:

Lightning Talk: Christopher Gaulke, Developing the zebrafish as a high-throughput model of interactions betwwen hosts, their microbiomes and the environment
Poster: Richard Tehan, Evolutionary Metabolomics in Tolypocladium Fungi to Guide Natural Products Discovery



8:00 Registration & refreshments (Poster & lightning talk slides setup) 
9:00 Brett Tyler, Director, CGRB
  Opening Remarks
    Moderator: David Hendrix
9:10 Elaine Ostrander, National Human Genome Research Institute
Genetics of the Domestic Dog: A tale of morphology and disease
10:00 Break (Poster & lighntning talk slides setup)
10:30 Xiaoli Fern, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Learning, reasoning and planning for experimental design

Kelly Vining, Horticulture
Bringing genomics to Oregon specialty crops

Lightning talks

   Moderator: Andy Housemen & Stephen Ramsey


Lunch and Poster Session & Lightning Talk slides presentation judging 
Turn in poster & lightning talk ballot envelopes to registration desk by 1:45 pm for counting

    Moderator: Molly Megraw
1:45 Emily Ho, Biological & Population Health Sciences
Cancer prevention with diet and epigenetics
2:10 Harold Bae, Biological and Population Health Sciences
Associations of FOXO3A in Four Studies of Extreme Longevity

Rebecca Hutchinson, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science/Fisheries & Wildlife
Fitting Occupancy Models for Rare Species with Penalized Likelihood Methods

3:00 Break
3:25 David Koslicki, Mathematics
Quantifying strain-level variation in metagenomic profiling with MetaPalette.
3:50 Awards Ceremony, Brett Tyler
4:00 Gary Stormo, Washington University
Modeling Transcription Factor Binding Sites: experimental and computational methods

V. John Mathews, Department Head, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Closing Remarks