The 6th Kyoto Course on Bioinformatics for Genomic Medicine
International Symposium on Disease Genomics
October 6th, 2018 Confirmed Speakers and Talk Titles

October 6 : International Symposium

8:45 – 9:00

Opening remarks

Fumihiko Matsuda (Kyoto University, Japan)

Welcome address

Mark Lathrop (McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Canada)

Session 1

Chairperson: Guillaume Bourque & Dominique Gauguier

9:00 – 9:45

Genome-wide association studies in the cardiovascular domain

Jemma Hopewell (University of Oxford, UK)

9:45 – 10:30

Regulation of group 2 innate lymphoid cells (ILC2) in inflammatory disease, tissue homeostasis, and cancer

Jörg Fritz (McGill University, Canada)

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee break

Session 2

Chairperson: Yoichiro Kamatani & Richard Brent

10:45 – 11:30

Unraveling pathogenesis of human primary immune deficiency by mouse models

Ichiro Taniuchi (RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan)

11:30 – 12:15

Unleashing the immune system: East-Asian and Caucasian germline HAVCR2/TIM3 mutations at the origin of a rare lymphoma

Nada Jabado (McGill University, Canada)

12:15 – 13:45


Session 3

Chairperson: Joseph Terwilliger & Ichiro Taniuchi

13:45 – 14:30

Analysing transcriptional complexity

Piero Carninci (RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan)

14:30 – 15:15

Genetic diseases caused by aberrant splicing and their therapeutics

Masatoshi Hagiwara (Kyoto University, Japan)

Session 4

Chairperson: Joseph Terwilliger & Ryo Yamada

15:15 – 16:00

Metabolomic-based biomarker discovery for complex phenotypes

Dominique Gaugier (INSERM UMR1138, Cordeliers Research Centre, France)

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 – 17:00

Multiomics and Mendelian randomisation for dissecting the molecular basis of disease

Brent Richards (McGill University, Canada)

Special Lecture

Chairperson: Fumihiko Matsuda

17:00 – 18:00

Artificial intelligence and its application to medical sciences

Takeo Kanade (Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

18:00 – 18:10

Wrap up session & closing remarks