14th International Conference on Genomes, Pathways, and Systems Medicine

Program - Sunday, June 26

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    Accommodations for the conference are at the Sheraton Hotel. The Hotel is located in Ixia, Rhodes, 14.5 km from the airport.

    Arrival and Check-in 

    Attendees are expected to arrive/check-in after 3:00 PM local time. Registered participants arriving after 10:00 PM should make alternative dinner arrangements.  

    Conference Venue

    The Sheraton Conference Center is located at the hotel.  

    Handicapped Accessibility 

    The site is fully handicapped accessible. 

    Oral Presentations

    Speakers are asked to bring their USB flash drive to the reception desk at least 30 minutes prior to the session. The allocated time for all presentations, unless otherwise indicated, includes five minutes Q&A. 

    City Tour

    Buses for the city tour will depart from the hotel front lobby 3:30 PM. Badges are required for participation. 


    Breakfast for registered participants and registered accompanying persons will be served at the Sheraton Hotel main restaurant during the hours scheduled in this program.

    Lunches/Informal Discussions

    Lunches for registered participants and registered accompanying persons will be served during the times indicated in this program at the main restaurant. Badges are required for admission.

    Dinners/Informal Discussions

    Three of the dinners/informal discussions will be served during the times indicated in the program. Vegetarian entrees are available only upon request in advance of the meeting. 

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    Mask Recommendation

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Sunday, June 26

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Systems Biology
Chair: Shankar Subramaniam
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
High-throughput and multi-dimensional T cell profiling enabled systems immunology
Jenny Jiang
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Towards predicting gene expression from sequence
Jussi Taipale
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Phenotypic plasticity, the 3rd dimension of phenotypic variation and disease risk
Joseph Nadeau1, Carmen Khoo1, Anya Cutler1, Ildiko Polyak1, Christine Lary1, Chih-Hsiang Yang2, Luca Fagnocchi2, Zach Madaj2, Tim Triche2, and Andrew Pospisilik2
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Investigating the molecular link between adipose tissue expansion and metabolic disease risk in the mouse model of Marfanoid Progeroid Lipodystrophy
Minhee Kim1, Trikaldarshi Persaud1, Lawrence Miloscio1, Sujeethraj Koppolu4, Gabor Halasz4, Silvia Smaldone2, Min Ni4, Christina Adler4, Chris Schoenherr3, Katia Karalis1, Giusy Della Gatta1, and Aris Economides1,2,3
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
A deep clustering approach for separating different levels of cancer risk, using genomic variations in regulatory regions
Dimitris Grigoriadis1, and Artemis Hatzigeorgiou1,
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
E pigenomics
Chair: Shankar Subramaniam
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
The sequence determinants of human transcriptional domains: large-scale discovery and systematic perturbations
Lacramioara Bintu
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Dynamic chromatin in C. elegans embryos
Susan Mango
01:00 PM - 01:20 PM
Epigenetic mechanisms of information storage in the onset of drug addiction
Luna Zea-Redondo1,2, Warren Winick-Ng1, Eleanor Paul3, Vedran Franke4, Laura Arguedas1, Oscar Marin3, Mark Ungless5, and Ana Pombo1,2
01:20 PM - 01:40 PM
Study of the role of the 3D genome in experience-dependent brain functions
Rodrigo Arzate-Mejia, Nancy Carullo, Leonard Steg, Dimitri Schmid, Francesca Manuella, and Isabelle Mansuy
01:40 PM - 01:50 PM
Closing Remarks
01:50 PM - 03:15 PM
Lunch and Informal Discussions
08:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Farewell Dinner