Swedish Bioinformatics Workshop 2017

The Swedish Bioinformatics Workshop is a yearly event that gathers young bioinformatics researchers in Sweden for discussing new technology and research in the field of bioinformatics.

Invited Speakers

  • Steven Bosinger, Emory University, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Atlanta, United States
  • Pelin Akan Sahlen, Science for Life Laboratory, Division of Gene Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sven Nelander, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Stefan Enroth, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
 Book of abstracts
Download the book of abstracts for this workshop here.

More information

Registration fee

Bachelor/Master student, PhD student, PostDoc: 500 SEK

Senior Researcher: 1200 SEK


Day 1, Monday 13 November

Session I
9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:05 Opening of the workshop
10:05-11:00 Keynote speaker:
Comparative Genomics of AIDS-Resistant Primates
Steven Bosinger
11:00-11:20 African green monkeys control siv pathogenesis through macrophage ASSOCIATED wound healing
Fredrik Barrenäs
11:20-11:40 Brain Damage in Human Alcoholics: Neuronal Decline, Astrocyte Activation and Epigenetic Regulation of Opioid Gene Controlling Cell Death
Daniil Sarkisyan
11:40-13:00 Lunch


Session II
13:00-14:00 Invited speaker:
Can Cancer Be Imputed? New Algorithms for Precision Treatment
Sven Nelander
14:00-14:20 Single Sample Tumor-Cell Phenotype Classifica-tion in Bladder Cancer
Nour-al-dain Marzouka
14:20-14:40 Integration and visualization of NGS data
Marcela Davila
14:40-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-15:20 PΨfinder: Identification of novel PΨ in DNA sequencing data
Sanna Abrahamsson
15:20-15:40 Tissue-type specific functional annotation of transcription factor motifs for prioritization of noncoding variants
Husen M. Umer
15:40-17:00 Poster session + mingling (coffee and sweets)

Day 2, Tuesday 14 November

Session III
9:00-10:00 Invited speaker:
Normal variation, genetic influence and applications in forensic modelling
Stefan Enroth
10:00-10:20 Deterministic optimization for inference of haplotypes in known pedigrees
Carl Nettelblad
10:20-10:40 Coffee break
10:40-11:00 Division of protein structures in conquering the (folding) assessment problem
Robert Pilstål
11:00-11:20 Hydrophobicity-driven topology prediction
John Lamb
11:20-11:40 The SubCons web-server: A user friendly web interface for state-of-the-art subcellular localization prediction
Marco Salvatore
11:40-13:00 Lunch


Session IV
13:00-13:20 A unified holistic view on complex metagenomes
Johannes Dröge
13:20-13:40 Effects of Resampling and Sequencing Depth in Microbi-ome Analysis
Sukithar Rajan
13:40-14:00 An atlas of insulin response regulatory elements
Enrichetta Mileti
14:00-14:20 Coffee break
14:20-14:40 In search of missing heritability – Extending GWAS with in-teraction information
Örjan Åkerborg
14:40-15:00 Early static and dynamic Promoter-Enhancer in-teraction in LPS activated THP1 macrophages
Sailendra Pradhananga
15:00-16:00 Invited speaker
Bioinformatics tools to extract structur-al and regulatory information encoded in chromatin loops
Pelin Akan Sahlen



Registration Form

Registration has closed. For enquiries regarding available seats, please contact david.gotthold@scilifelab.se.