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Advanced Study Workshop

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Organized by

Strategic Research Theme of Development & Reproduction
Strategic Research Theme of Genomics
Centre for Genomic Sciences
School of Biomedical Sciences

June 7 - 8, 2017 (Wednesday - Thursday)

Venues:  

  • Day 1 (June 7):  Seminar Room 5 & 6 (SR5 & SR6), Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

  • Day 2 (June 8): Seminar Room 3 (HKJC – S3), G/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building For Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

 

Programme

Day 1 (June 7, 2017, Wednesday)
Topic: Genome Architecture & Gene Regulation I
Time Event Venue
08:30 – 08:45 Registration SR6
08:45 – 09:00 Opening address
Professor Kathryn Cheah
Convener, Strategic Research Theme of Development & Reproduction
SR6
09:00 – 10:15

Research Talk:
Integrated Epigenomic Analysis of Cartilage Differentiation, Ageing and Disease 
Louise Reynard
Newcastle University, UK

SR6
10:15 – 10:45 Tea break SR5
10:45 – 11:15 Short talks from participants SR6
11:15 – 12:30 Research Talk:
From GWAS to Function
Danielle Posthuma
Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research (CNCR), Amsterdam
SR6
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break SR5
14:00 – 14:30 Short talks from participants SR6
14:30 – 15:45 Research Talk:
Heterogeneity and Functional Evidences of Long non-coding RNAs
Chung-Chau Hon
Division of Genomic Technology, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Japan
SR6
15:450 – 16:15 Tea Break SR5
16:15 – 17:30 Research Talk:
Title to be confirmed
Tatjana Sauka-Spengler
University of Oxford, UK
SR6

 

Day 2 (June 8, 2017, Thursday)
Topic: Genome Architecture & Gene Regulation II
Time Event Venue
09:00 – 09:15 Registration HKJC – S3
09:15 – 10:30 Research Talk:
From one to millions of cells: computational challenges in single-cell analysis
Peter Kharchenko
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
HKJC – S3
10:30 – 11:00 Tea Break HKJC – PFA
11:00 – 12:00 Conceptual Teaching Workshop 1 
Peter Kharchenko
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
 
10:00 – 13:00 Conceptual Teaching Workshop 2
Chung-Chau Hon
Division of Genomic Technology, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Japan