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Dr. Nigel J. Mouncey
Director, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Leveraging Scale to Accelerate Natural Products Discovery
24 June 2024

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Prof. Shalev Itzkovitz
Weizmann Institute of Science
Spatial transcriptomics of the human small intestine
13 June 2024

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Prof. Michael A. Beer
Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Genetic Medicine, and Oncology, Johns Hopkins University
Sequence-based Machine Learning for Modeling Cell State Transitions in Development and Disease
4 June 2024

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Dr Céline Vallot 
Group Leader, Institut Curie
Mechanisms of cell plasticity in breast cancer
25 April 2024, 4.00pm - 4.45pm

Professor Chris Marine
Science Director, VIB
Dissecting melanoma evolution one cell at the time
25 April 2024, 4.45pm - 5.30pm

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Dr Pavel A. Pevzner
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, USA
UniAligner: a new parameter-free framework for sequence comparison 
17 April 2024

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Dr Andrew Teschendorff
Principal Investigator, Shanghai Institute for Nutrition and Health,
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Methods to dissect cell-type heterogeneity in bulk and single-cell data with applications to cancer, cancer-risk and aging
8 April 2024

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Dr Wei Jiangbo
Assistant Professor, NUS Presidential Young Professorship
Department of Chemistry, Department of Biological Sciences,
Faculty of Science | National University of Singapore
Gene Regulation through N6-methyladenosine Demethylation and Suppression
22 February 2024

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Dr Jian Shu
Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital,
Decoding cell fates through single-cell genomics, imaging, and machine learning
12 January 2024

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Prof Patrick Cai
Professor in Synthetic Genomics,
University of Manchester
Engineering and SCRaMbLEing a synthetic yeast genome
13 December 2023

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Prof Peter Sicinski
Professor of Genetics, Department of Cancer Biology,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Cell cycle-independent functions of cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2) in cancer cells
15 November 2023

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Dr Evan Eichler
Professor, Department of Genome Sciences and Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Long-read Sequence and Assembly of Complex Genomes
02 October 2023

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Dr Woong-Yang Park
Samsung Genome Institute, Samsung Medical Centre,
Sungkyunkwan University
Identification of Monocyte and Macrophage Lineages of Multiple Origins Through Pan-cancer Single-cell RNA Sequencing Analysis
25 September 2023

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Prof Daniel Huson
Algorithms in Bioinformatics, University of Tübingen
Keeping up with the Increasing Size of Metagenomic Datasets and Protein Reference Databases
21 September 2023

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Prof Yukinori Okada
Professor, Department of Genome Informatics,
Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo
Single cell analysis involving host genetics elucidates
27 July 2023

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Dr Shantanu Singh
Senior Group Leader, Broad Institute,
Co-head, Carpenter-Singh Lab
Finding disease phenotypes and candidate therapeutics using images: Cell Painting
22 June 2023

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Prof Alfred Sze-Lok Cheng
Assistant Dean, Professor & Chief, Cancer Biology and Experimental Therapeutics,
School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Tumor Adaptation and Re-sensitization to Immune Checkpoint Therapy
13 April 2023

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Prof Linfa Wang
Professor, Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases,
Duke-NUS Medical School

Bats and Viruses: Lessons Beyond Infectious Diseases
25 May 2023

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Prof Pavel Pevzner
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
University of California at San Diego
Bioinformatics Challenges In Complete Genomics And Metagenomics
12 April 2023

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Prof Jackie Hunter
Board Director, BenevolentAI
How AI is Changing Healthcare And The Discovery Of New Medicines
22 February 2023

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Dr Ruth E. Ley
Director, Department of Microbiome Science,
Max Planck Institute for Biology
Codiversification of Gut Microbiota with Human
18 January 2023

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Dr Jens H. Gundlach
Professor, Department of Physics,
University of Washington, Seattle
Washington, USA
Using Nanospres To Watch Enzymes At Work
18 January 2023

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Prof Honda Kenya
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
Keio University, School of Medicine
Toward the development of defined microbial therapeutics
19 October 2022

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Dr Shirley Liu Xiaole
Dr Shirley Liu Xiaole
Chief Executive Officer, GV20 Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA, USA
Integrating Genomics and Computation for Cancer Target and Drug Discovery
21 September 2022

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Dr Sandhya Sriram
Group Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Co-founder of Shiok Meats
A SEA (OF) CHANGE – Unpacking the Journey to being The World’s First Company to Develop Cultivated Crustaceans and Building a Future-Proof Food System
10 August 2022

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Alexander ven Servellen
Senior Consultant, Research Intelligence, Elsevier
Measuring Collaborative Research Performance Using Big-Data Analytics
22 June 2022

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Yiliang Ding
Dr Yiliang Ding
Group Leader, John Innes Centre, UK
The Functional Roles of RNA Structure in Plants
25 May 2022

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Dr Shalin Naik
Dr Shalin Naik
Laboratory Head, Immunology
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Clonal Multi-omics in Haematopoiesis Development and Cancer
2 March 2022

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Assoc. Prof. Prashant Mali
Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering at University of California, San Diego
Programmable Tools for DNA, RNA and Protein Targeting: New Approaches, New Challenges
16 November 2021

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Prof Muzlifah Haniffa
Prof Muzlifah Hannifa
Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Wellcome
Professor, Dermatology and Immunology,
Newcastle University and Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK
Decoding the Developing Human Immune System
13 October 2021

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Dr Ju Young Seok
Dr Ju Young Seok
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medical Sciences and Engineering (GSMSE),
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Founder and CEO GENOME INSIGHT Inc., Korea
Clonal Dynamics in Early Human Embryogenesis Inferred from Somatic Mutation
29 September 2021

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Prof. Zhang Zemin
Professor, BIOPIC (Biomedical Pioneering Innovation Center) and School of Life Sciences Principal Investigator (Center for Life Sciences of Tsinghua and Peking Universities)
Distinct Properties of Tumor-infiltrating Immune Cells across Multiple Cancer Types
25 August 2021

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Dr Christopher Mason
Dr Christopher Mason
Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Director, WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction
Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
New Discoveries in RNA- and DNA-sequencing Across Dozens of Cities on Earth
14 July 2021

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Dr Chen Ling Ling
Dr Chen Ling Ling
Principal Investigator
Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Linking RNA Processing and Function
16 June 2021

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Dr Adam Phillippy
Dr Adam Phillippy
Senior Investigator & Head, Genome Informatics Section
National Human Genome Research Institute, USA
The Complete Sequence of a Human Genome
5 May 2021

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Prof Sarah A Tishkoff
Prof Sarah A Tishkoff
Professor
David and Lyn Sylfen University
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Genomic Evolution and Adaptation in Africa: Implications to Health and Disease
7 April 2021

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