[Basel Computational Biology Conference 2003]

Biozentrum   Program

April 3, 2003

9:00   Registration
9:30   Torsten Schwede (Biozentrum & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)
9:35   Joachim Seelig (Chairman of Biozentrum, University Basel)
Welcome Message
9:45   Ernest Feytmans (Director of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)
"Scope and use of bioinformatics at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics "
10:00   Keynote Lecture:
Manuel Peitsch
"Informatics and Knowledge Management in Pharma Research"
10:30   Coffee Break
11:00   Session I: Computational Biology
Mischa Reinhardt
"Modeling the Human Transcriptome"
11:30   Michael Primig (Biozentrum & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)
"Mining Meiosis"
12:00   Martin Ebeling (Roche)
"Promoter genomics"

12:30   Lunch Break
14:00   Gian-Reto Plattner (President of the Ständerat & Vice-rector Universität Basel)
"Why a University manager and politician likes Bioinformatics."
14:15   Peter Berndt (Roche)
"About Moore’s law in Proteomics"

Torsten Schwede (Biozentrum & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)
"Modeling Genes and Genomes in 3D"

15:15   Coffee Break
15:45   Session II: Advances in Computing Technologies
Chris Jones (CERN)
"The Future of GRIDS and E-Science"
16:15   Dan Durkin (United Devices)
"Enterprise Grids: What they are and some real results"
16:45   Dominique Gillot (HP)
Facing the complexity of Bioinformatics challenges. Hewlett-Packard view point
- 20:00
  Conference Apero at the Life Sciences Village
sponsored by IBM


April 4, 2003

9:30   Session III: Chemical computing and Drug Discovery
Wolfram Altenhofen (Chemical Computing Group)
"A Z-score based approach to high-throughput whole genome homology assignments"
10:00   Othmar Pfannes (Genedata)
"Combining genome, transcriptome, proteome and metabolome data to improve the drug discovery process"

10:30   Edgar Jacobi (Novartis)
"Chemogenomics Knowledge-Based Strategies in Drug Discovery"

11:00   Coffee Break
11:30   Martin Stahl (Roche)
"Docking and De Novo Design: How good are our predictions?"
12:00   Chris Cooper (IBM)
"IBM Life Sciences strategy and solutions"
12:30   Lunch Break
14:00   Session IV: In silico Simulation, and Knowledge Mining
Wanda Andreoni (IBM)
"Computational Bioscience @ IBM Research"
14:30   Thérèse Vachon (Novartis)
"Text mining in Life Science Informatics"
15:00   Andreas Kuttler (GiMS)

Closing Keynote Lecture:
Denis Noble (Oxford University)
"From genes to whole organs: vertical integration using mathematical simulation of the heart"

16:30   End of conference

Biozentrum, University of Basel