NorthernBUG 3


Newcastle University and the Bioinformatics Support Unit are excited to host the 3rd NorthernBUG meeting at The Boiler House on Tuesday January 14th 2019.


We’d love to hear about your work! Please email talk proposals to the organisers.

Time Speaker Presentation Information
12:00-13:00 All Lunch  
13:00-13:10   Welcome and Introduction to Northern BUG  
13:10-13:50 Simon Cockell (replacing Bissan Al-Lazikani) Systems approaches to drug repurposing Chair: Matthew Bashton
13:50-14:05 Dennis Wang Multi-omics data integration for drug discovery Chair: Yura Grabovska
14:05-14:20 Cristina Alexandru The regulatory potential of widespread alternative splicing in 3′ UTR of cancer genes  
14:20-14:30 All Discussion, session summary  
14:30-15:00 All Coffee  
15:00-15:20 Dan Williamson & Yura Grabovska methylCibersort: Pan-Cancer immunological tumor microenvironment estimation from methylation array data Chair: Simon Cockell
15:20-15:40 Dave Lunt Bioinformatics from Hull  
15:40-16:00 Claudio Angione Combining machine learning and multi-omics modelling of metabolism  
16:00-16:30   Closing Remarks and Discussion  
16:30-17:00 All Drinks  






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The Boiler House, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU