Main Program

Keynotes

Dr Joaquin Dopazo, Fundacion Progreso y Salud, Seville, Spain

http://peoplewiki.clinbioinfosspa.es/jdopazo/

Dr. Quaid Morris, University of Toronto

http://www.morrislab.ca/

Main Program

25th of October

09:30 – 10:00 Opening Session
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote –  Dr Joaquin Dopazo, Fundacion Progreso y Salud, Seville, Spain
Title: TBD
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 11:45 invited talk (TBD)
11:45 – 12:15 invited talk (TBD)
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30

15:15

Session I

Cancer biology

Session II

Computational structural biology

  • Meric Kinali, Ebru Bilget Guven, Mehmet Ozturk, Aybar C. Acar and Rengul Cetin Atalay.
    Title: Utilization of Human Kinome tree for Prediction of Anticancer Agent Cytotoxicity using liver cancer cell lines
  • Kemal Yelekci.
    Title: In Silico Modeling of Human Dopamine Transporter.
  • Burak Karacaoren.
    Title: An investigation for phenotype prediction of Lymphoblastic Leukemia Risk by various genomic models
  • Tulay Karakulak and Ezgi Karaca.
    Title: Molecular specificity of TAM family receptors towards different ligands
  • Deniz Cansen Kahraman, Tamer Kahraman and Rengul Cetin-Atalay.
    Title: Identification of interleukin 8 as a potential target to overcome cancer stem cell enrichment in hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Y. Zenmei Ohkubo, Duygu Tahaoğlu, Albert Njoroge Kahira and Ebru İçöz.
    Title: Atomic Details of Membrane-Bound Forms of Coagulation Factors
  • Fadime Oztoprak, Kaan Okay, Zerrin Işık and Yavuz Oktay.
    Title: Collagen family members have important role in GBM recurrence
  • Duygu Senturk Karagöz, Onur Sercinoglu, Berna Sariyar Akbulut, Pemra Ozbek Sarica, Cedric Orelle and Jean‑Michel Jault.
    Title: Virtual Screening for Inhibitors of the BmrA PUMP

Noncoding RNA

  • Malik Yousef, Walid Khaleifa, Ilknur Tindas-Cayli and Tugba Onal-Suzek.
    Title: In silico validation of lncRNA-ncRNA binding sites with ncRNAs represented by k-mers features

Genomic databases

  • Aqsa Khan, Muhammad Ilyas and Wajiha Shafique.
    Title:Phylogenetic, Network and Admixture Analysis of Mitochondrial Whole Genome Of Ancient Human Population
  • Müşerref Duygu Saçar Demirci and Jens Allmer.
    Title: izMiR 2.0: an enhanced version of consensus miRNA prediction method 
  • Emre Hilmi Songur, Farukhzhon Barotov, Gulce Kale, Erman Ayday and Oznur Tastan.
    Title: Protecting Kinship Privacy in Genomic Databases
  • Zeynep Coban-Akdemir, Xiaofei Song, Davut Pehlivan, Ender Karaca, Yavuz Bayram, Tomasz Gambin, Shalini Jhangiani, Donna Muzny, Chad Shaw, Eric Boerwinkle, Richard Gibbs, Claudia Carvalho, Jennifer Posey and James Lupski
    Title: Whole-exome sequencing of 1,050 Turkish individuals reveals population structure and unique rare variants and disease gene alleles
15:15 – 15:30 coffee break
15:30 – 16:00 invited talk (TBD)
16:00 – 16:30 invited talk (TBD)
16:30 – 18:30 Posters

26th of October

09:30 – 10:00 Keynote –  Dr. Quaid Morris, University of Toronto
Title: TBD
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 11:15 invited talk (TBD)
11:15

12:15

Session I

PPI

Session II

Functional analysis

  • Farideh Halakou, Attila Gursoy and Ozlem Keskin.
    Title:Efficient Enrichment of Traditional Protein-protein Interaction Networks with Proteins Alternative Conformations
  • Rabie Saidi, Maryam Abdollahyan, James Lee, Ahmet Süreyya Rifaioğlu, Tunca Dogan and Maria Martin.
    Title: Measuring Enzymatic Activity Consistency with Regards to Protein Signatures.
  • Cansu Dincer and Nurcan Tuncbag.
    Title: Structural Modeling of the Patient-Specific Signaling Networks in Glioblastoma
  • Gokce Abay, Aybar C. Acar and Tunca Dogan.
    Title: Biological Data Integration and Protein Function Prediction with Matrix Factorization
  • Iman Deznabi, Busra Arabaci, Mehmet Koyuturk and Oznur Tastan.
    Title: DeepKinZero: Zero-Shot Learning for Predicting Kinase-Phosphosite Interactions
  • Ömer Faruk Yazar, Burcu Yazar Untekin and Yeşim Aydın Son.
    Title: From NGS to Protein Function: A workflow for evaluation of SNVs based on their impact on the protein function
  • Ali Tuğrul Balcı, Attila Gursoy, Ozlem Keskin and Asma’ Hakouz.
    Title: Protein Protein Interactions Prediction with Deep Learning
  • Turkan Arit, Erdem Turk, Delikanli Mertcan Susuz, Ilayda Ucar and Baris Suzek.
    Title: A Platform for Comparing Protein Sets and Their Functional Annotations
12:15 – 13:30 lunch
13:30 – 14:10 sponsor presentation
14:10

15:55

Session I

Molecular networks in disease

Session II

Genomics

  • Müberra Fatma Cesur, Saliha Durmuş and Tunahan Çakır.
    Title:In silico Analysis of the Genome-scale Metabolic Network of K. pneumoniae to Reveal Candidate Drug Targets
  • Atefeh Lafzi, Elisabetta Mereu and Holger Heyn.
    Title: Benchmarking single-cell RNA sequencing methods.
  • Ali Cakmak and Muhammed Hasan Celik
    Title: 
    Personalized metabolic analysis of diseases
  • Fatma Kahveci, Özem Kalay, Amit Jain, Tiago Filipe Jesus, João André Carriço and Can Alkan .
    Title: Graph based plasmid identification in bacteria

Bioinformatics of disease & treatment

  • Hilal Hacilar, O. Ufuk Nalbantoglu and Burcu Bakir-Gungor.
    Title: Analysis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Associated Metagenomics Dataset via Machine Learning
  • Ogun Adebali, Onur Oztas, Yanyan Yang and Aziz Sancar.
    Title: Circadian clock-controlled nucleotide excision repair maps
  • Alperen Taciroglu, Ekim Taskiran and Mehmet Alikasifoglu.
    Title: Diag-NOSE – An R Shiny User Interface for Rare Disease Diagnostics
  • Nil Sahin, Mojca Mattiazzi-Usaj, Charlie Boone, Brenda Andrews and Quaid Morris.
    Title: Machine Learning and Computer Vision Approaches for Phenotypic Profiling in Yeast
  • Niaz Chalabianloo, Deniz Ekiz, Yekta Said Can and Cem Ersoy.
    Title: Smart watch based stress detection in real life
  • Cihangir Yandim and Gökhan KarakÜlah.
    Title: Repeatome exhibits distinct expression patterns across human pre-implantation embryonic development
  • Ahmet Süreyya Rifaioğlu, Volkan Atalay, Maria Martin, Rengul Atalay and Tunca Dogan.
    Title: DEEPScreen: Drug-Target Interaction Prediction with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks Using Compound Images
  • Ayse Gokce Keskus and Ozlen Konu.
    Title: Comparative genomics/proteomics analyses of single amino acid repeat containing proteins across different vertebrate taxa
  • Gokhan Goy, Burak Kolukisa, Burcu Bakir-Gungor and V. Cagri Gungor.
    Title: Treatment Recommendation For Cardiovascular Diseases Using Apriori Algorithm
  • Saber Hafezqorani, Chen Yang, René Warren and Inanç Birol.
    Title: Trans-NanoSim: Characterizing and simulating Oxford Nanopore cDNA/dRNA reads using statistical models
15:55 – 16:10 coffee break
16:10 – 16:40 invited talk (TBD)
16:40 – 17:10 invited talk (TBD)

27th of October

09:20 – 09:30 Opening Session – Tulay Karakulak
09:30 – 10:15 Keynote: Tolga Can, METU
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00 Keynote: Ezgi Karaca, Izmir Biomedicine and Genome
Center
11:00 – 11:15 Networking event
11:15 – 11:30 Samet Tenekeci and Zerrin Işık – Gene co-expression network analysis
to identify shared disease genes in metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and coronary artery disease
11:30 – 11:45 Heval Ataş, Ahmet Rifaioğlu, Rengül Çetin-Atalay, Volkan Atalay and Tunca Doğan – Benchmark Analysis of Protein Descriptors
for Drug-Target Interaction Prediction
11:45 – 12:00 Umut Gerlevik, Ogulcan Cingiler, Ege Ulgen, Cicek Bingol and Ugur Sezerman– PRIDA: a meta-predictor for functional 

impact of mutations

12:00 – 12:15 Bilgesu Erdoğan, Damla Övek, Attila Gürsoy and Zehra Özlem Keskin ÖzkayaTBD
12:15 – 12:30 Poster Prize
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Career Session – Chairs: Ezgi Karaca, Nurcan Tuncbag,Tunca Dogan
15:00 Closing Remarks

To find detailed information about the student symposium and program: https://rsgturkeysymposium2018.wordpress.com

ISCB RSG Turkey Student Symposium

ISCB RSG Turkey student chapter symposium will be held on the 3rd day of the conference. The participation to the student symposium is free. Please fill out the registration form at the ISCB RSG Turkey website to participate. The detailed program is also given at the  ISCB RSG Turkey website.