Schedule for the BCATS 2015 Symposium

8:15 am Badge Pickup and Breakfast
8:45 am Opening Remarks
9:00 am Keynote Address: Michael K. Gilson, M.D., Ph.D.
9:45 am Nishith Reddy
Predicted effects of host immune reponse on treatment outcomes with the "shock and kill" HIV eradication framework
10:00 am Suzanne Tamang
Improving the Foundation of Population-based Payment Approaches by Predicting Cost Blooms
10:15 am Coffee Break
10:30 am Sarah Allec
Solving the phase problem from few and noisy data
10:45 am Linda Szabo
Statistical algorithms for improved detection of linear and circular splice events from RNA-Seq data
11:00 am Zachary Zappala
A statistical framework for evaluating the regulatory impact of rare, population-specific non-coding variation
11:15 am Sharon Briggs
Single cell expression analysis in human iPSCs reveals predictive developmental patterns and novel associations.
11:30 am Lunch
1:00 pm Keynote Address: Eliezer Van Allen, M.D.
1:45 pm Alex Pankov
Cell cycle signature and tumor phylogeny are encoded in the evolutionary dynamics of DNA methylation in glioma
2:00 pm Graham Heimberg
Widespread gene expression covariance enables massively parallel, low-coverage mRNA-seq
2:15 pm Poster Session and Coffee
3:30 pm Julia Fukuyama
Interpretable ordinations for microbiome data using sparse DPCoA
3:45 pm Alison Feder
Less efficient drugs lead to softer sweeps in intra-patient populations of HIV-1
4:00 pm Keynote Address: Kristen Naegle, Ph.D.
4:45 pm Closing Remarks. Networking Session at LKSC lawn