» 8:50am: Dr. Iddo Friedberg - Welcome!

» 9:00 am – 9:50 am: Dr. Alina Zare - University of Florida - “Multiple Instance Learning approaches for Plant Root Phenotyping”

» 9:55 am – 10:10 am: Megan Neveau “Genetic and antigenic characterization of the expanding H3 Cluster IV-A influenza A virus clade in US swine”

» 10:15 am – 11:05 am: Dr. Jeffrey Skolnick - Georgia Tech - “MOATAI-VIR: an AI approach to the prediction of disease mode of action proteins, drug side effects and efficacy”

» 11:10 am – 11:25 am: Priyanka Banerjee “Discovering Genomic Islands using DNA sequence embedding”

» 11:30 am – 12:20 pm: Dr. James Collins - Wyss Institute at Harvard, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard - “Harnessing synthetic biology and deep learning to fight pathogens”

» 12:25 pm – 12:40 pm: John Hsieh “Bioinformatics Considerations for Microbiome Studies in Production Animals”

»  12:45 pm – 1:00 pm: Lightning Talks

    »  Kelby Kies “Identifying key regulators of uterine function during pregnancy”

    »  Jodi Callwood “High Throughput Phenotyping with Deep Learning of Maize Seedlings”

    »  Alexis Marsh “Developing an Automated Approach for the Analysis of Microbial Metabolic Pathways”

» 1:05 pm – 1:55 pm: Dr. Jonathan Cagan - Carnegie Mellon University - “Designing and Diag- nosing Biomechanical Systems Through Form and Function”

» 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm: Sanket Wagle “Inference of Reticulations in Phylogenetic Networks”

» 2:20 pm – 3:10 pm: Dr. Ron Anafi - University of Pennsylvania - “Guiding ML to find the time of

day and the rhythms of disease”

» 3:15 pm – 3:30 pm: Sagnik Banerjee “Constructing genes from raw RNA-Seq data using FINDER – a fully automated software for eukaryotic gene annotation”

» 3:30 pm: Thank you for attending!