Symposium: The Brave New World of Smart Data & Semantics in the Life Sciences


The Brave New World of Smart Data & Semantics in the Life Sciences

Organised by Systems and Synthetic Biology, Wageningen Data Competence Center

Thu 24 January 2019 09:00 to 16:30

Venue Orion, gebouwnummer 103
Room C2035
9:00 Registration, Coffee available
9:30 Welcome - Vitor Martins dos Santos
9:40 Peter Schaap, SSB, WUR “The Brave New World of Semantics and Smart Data in the Microbial Life Sciences”
10:15 Thijs Ettema, MIB, WUR “Metagenomics-informed insights into the origin of complex cellular life”
10:55 Coffee
11:20 Bedir Tekinerdogan, INF, WUR; “Systems Thinking and Data Science for the Life Sciences”
12:00 Alexander Goesmann, Giessen University “Software tools for large-scale microbial bioinformatics and current demands for semantic technologies”
12:40 Lunch
13:30 Nikos Kyrpides, DOE, San Francisco, USA “Microbiome Research: from Products to Data”
14:15 Kathy Wolstencroft, Leiden University, "Semantics as an Enabler of Data Integration and Analysis"
14:50 Coffee
15:15 Jeroen Raes, University of Leuven “Metagenomics”, TBC
15:50 Eugene Koonin, NIH, Maryland, USA “CRISPR-Cas systems: exploiting genomic context to infer novel functions”
16:30 Wrap Up
16:35 Networking, drinks and bytes

Registration is free, including lunch and drinks.

You can register here.