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Statistical Genomics
(1 - 28 June 2009)

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability in celebration of 80th Anniversary of Faculty of Science

 

8 - 19 Jun 2009

 

Organizing Committee · Confirmed Visitors · Overview · Activities · Venue · Funding for Young Scientists

 

Venue: IMS Auditorium

 

 Monday, 8 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 09:10am

Opening remarks
Louis Chen, National University of Singapore
Zehua Chen, National University of Singapore

Chair: Zehua Chen, National University of Singapore

09:10am - 10:10am

Forest-based approach to genetic studies (PPT)
Heping Zhang, Yale University, USA

10:10am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Simultaneous analysis of all snps in genome-wide and resequencing association studies (PDF)
David J. Balding, Imperial College, UK

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Hua Tang, Stanford University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Statistical methods for mapping quantitative traits using high density single nucleotide polymorphisms in family samples (PDF)
Josee Dupuis, Boston University, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

A feature selection approach to case-control genome-wide association studies
Jingyuan Zhao, Genome Institute of Singapore

Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Heping Zhang, Yale University, USA

09:00am - 10:00am

Adaptive EBIC and its application in genome-wide studies (PDF)
Zehua Chen, National University of Singapore

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Control of population stratification in whole-genome scans (PPT2)
Fei Zou, University of North Carolina, USA

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Jingyuan Zhao, Genome Institute of Singapore

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Statistical challenges in genetic studies of mental disorders (PPT)
Heping Zhang, Yale University, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

A method of SNP re-ranking at the initial stage of genome-wide association studies
Yi Li, Genome Institute of Singapore

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Fei Zou, University of North Carolina, USA

09:00am - 10:00am

The quantitative TDT (PDF)
Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Multiple interval mapping for quantitative trait loci with a spike in the trait distribution
Wenyun Li, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

11:30am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch Break ---

 Summer School program

01:30pm - 03:00pm

QTL mapping for experimental organisms
Zehua Chen, National University of Singapore

03:00pm - 04:30pm

Bayesian model selection: methodology, computation and applications (PDF)
David Nott, National University of Singapore

04:30pm - 06:00pm

Statistical modelling of nonlinear long-term cumulative effects (PDF)
Yingcun Xia, National University of Singapore

Thursday, 11 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Jian Huang, University of Iowa, USA

09:00am - 10:00am

On the relationships between population characteristics and QTL mapping (PDF)
Benjamin Yakir, Hebrew University, Isreal

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Concepts of information, correlation and optimality in evolutionary population genetics (PDF)
Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania, USA

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Josee Dupuis, Boston University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Genome-wide association studies in mixed populations (PDF)
Hua Tang, Stanford University, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Allowing for population structure and cryptic kinship in genetic association studies
David J. Balding, Imperial College, UK

Friday, 12 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Wenyun Li, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

09:00am - 10:00am

Penalized methods for bi-level variable selection
Jian Huang, University of Iowa, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Joint analysis of multiple genes in a pathway or a gene set
Anbupalam Thalamuthu, Genome Institute of Singapore

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Heping Zhang, Yale University

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Bias correction in whole-genome scans (PPT3)
Fei Zou, University of North Carolina, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Round table discussion by all invited speakers

 Monday, 15 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Benjamin Yakir, Hebrew University, Isreal

09:00am - 10:00am

Detecting copy number variation
David Siegmund, Stanford University, USA

10:00am - 10:10am

Photo session

10:10am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Identification of regions with common copy number variations using SNP-array (PDF)
Agus Salim, National University of Singapore

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Nancy Zhang, Stanford University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

DNA copy numbers and the circular binary segmentation algorithm (PDF)
Venkat Seshan, Columbia University Medical School, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Change-point detection and copy number variation (PDF)
Benjamin Yakir, Hebrew University, Isreal

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Tian Liu, Genome Institute of Singapore

09:00am - 10:00am

Characterization of Allele-specific copy number in tumor genomes (PDF)
Nancy Zhang, Stanford University, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Predicting transcription factor binding to the human genome in the era of high-throughput sequencing
Shyam Prabhakar, Genome Institute of Singapore

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Shyam Prabhakar, Genome Institute of Singapore

02:00pm - 03:00pm

An epistatic model for dissecting genetic susceptibility to disease
Tian Liu, Genome Institute of Singapore

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

DNA methylation profiling using MSNP (PDF)
Venkat Seshan, Columbia University Medical School, USA

Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Shelley Bull, University of Toronto, Canada

09:00am - 10:00am

What are network modules?
Hongyu Zhao, Yale University, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

** CANCELLED **
Statistical challenges with next-generation sequence data
Terry Speed, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia

11:30am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch Break ---

 Summer School program

01:30pm - 03:00pm

Statistics on words and their applications to biological sequences: an introduction
Kwok Pui Choi, National University of Singapore

03:00pm - 04:30pm

Nonparametric methods for longitudinal data using regression splines (PDF)
Jin-Ting Zhang, National University of Singapore

04:30pm - 06:00pm

Empirical likelihood based methods in constrained estimation
Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore

Thursday, 18 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Naisyin Wang, Texas A & M University, USA

09:00am - 10:00am

Inversion distribution in RNA sequences (PDF)
Ming-Ying Leung. University of Texas at El Paso, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Taxon sampling for ancestral state reconstruction (PPT)
Louxin Zhang National University of Singapore

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Venkat Seshan, Columbia University Medical School, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Scan statistics and bootstrap resampling to identify chromosome regions of association in genome-wide studies
Shelley Bull, University of Toronto, Canada

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Models for DNA replication and origin firing efficiency
R. Krishna Murthy Karuturi, Genome Institute of Singapore

Friday, 19 Jun 2009

08:30am - 09:00am

Registration

Chair: Zehua Chen, National University of Singapore

09:00am - 10:00am

Bayesian variable selection in semiparametric regression modeling with applications to genetic mapping (PPT1)
Fei Zou, University of North Carolina, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Estimating the proportion of true null hypotheses in identifiable nonparametric models (PDF)
Hanfeng Chen, Bowling Green State University, USA

11:30am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Hanfeng Chen, Bowling Green State University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Enhancing signal detection ability through information sharing
Naisyin Wang, Texas A & M University, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Conservation and evolution of the mammalian transcription factor binding repertoire
Guillaume Bourque, Genome Institute of Singapore

04:30pm - 05:00pm

Presentation of certificates
Louis Chen, National University of Singapore

06:30pm - 09:00pm

Dinner at East Coast Seafood Center (Volunteer and self-paid)




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