32nd Speedup Workshop and 14th Orap Forum

speeduporap epfl

Life Science Applications

EPF Lausanne, Switzerland
Auditorium SG1

Thursday 26 and Friday 27 September 2002

Program

Thursday 26

10.30
Registration and coffee
11.00
Welcome address  and opening
Stefan CATSICAS, VPR EPFL
Introduction
Michel DEVILLE
Matthias Troyer, President of Speedup
Claudine Schmidt-Laine, President of ORAP
Marie-Christine Sawley, Conference manager
11.30-13.00
Session (1)
Intensive Computing in Comparative Genomics
Christian Gautier, CNRS UMR Lyon 1
Bioinformatics Applications in the Food Industry
Frank Desiere, Centre de Recherches Nestlé
Computational issues in the comparison of multiple biological sequences
Cédric Notredame, University of Lausanne
13.00-14.00
Lunch
14.00-15.30
Session (2)
Enabling biomedical Informatics with Grid Computing
Joel Saltz, Ohio State University
From NMR Spectra to Protein Structures and Interactions: a Computational Challenge
Martin Billeter, Swedish NMR Centre, Gteborg University
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Simulation and modeling of diffusion in the Endoplasmic Reticulum"
Peter Koumoutsakos, Computational Science, ETH-Zurich
15.30-16.00
Break
16.00-18.00
IT vendors session
High Performance sequence analysis using Cray supercomputers
Bart Mellenbergh, CRAY EMEA Bioinformatics practice leader
In Vivo - In Vitro - In Silico : Shifting the balance with Information Technology
Dominique Gillot, HP EMEA Life Science Business manager
Juan José Porta, Senior IT Architect & Strategist IBM Life Sciences Solutions
Current and future HPC/HPV challenges in Life Science
Fabio Gallo, Director of Marketing of SGI
18.30-22.00
Cocktail and dinner

Friday 27

8.30-10.00
Session (3)
Mesoscopic Models for Computing DNA Tertiary Structures
John Maddocks, Institut Bernoulli, EPFL
DNA dynamics: simulating large systems and slow processes
Richard Lavery, CNRS UPR Paris 7
Computational Requirements for Structure Prediction of Biomolecules"
Thomas Steinke, ZIB
10.00-10.30
Coffee
10.30-12.30
Session (4)
High-throughput SELEX SAGE method for quantitative modeling of transcription-factor binding sites
Philipp Bucher, ISREC and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Outline of the In Silico activities at the Novartis Drug Discovery Centre
Edgar Jacoby, Novartis
Current and Future Computational Challenges in Biopharmaceutical Discovery
Massimo de Francesco, Serono Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Darwin: a language for heavy duty computations in bioinformatics"
Gina Cannarrozzi, Institute of Scientific Computing, ETHZ
12.30-13.30
Lunch
14.00-16.00
Panel discussion on education in bio-informatics
Participants: Prof. C. Notredame (UNIL), T. Steinke (ZIB), E. Jacoby (Novartis), M. De Francesco (Serono), Prof. J. Maddocks (EPFL)
16.00-16.15
Conclusion and announcement 33 rd Speedup workshop

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