Programme

☞ day 1 -17 April

09:00 – 09:20 Registration
09:20 – 09:30 Andreas Gisel, CNR – ITB, Bari Welcome
Chair: Pasquale Saldarelli, CNR – IVV, Bari
09:30 – 10:10 Tamas Dalmay University of East Anglia, United Kingdom Reducing ligation bias during sRNA library preparation
10:10 – 10:50 Jan Fiedler Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany Regulatory RNAs in the cardiovascular system
10:50 – 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 – 12:00 Jozsef Burgyan
Agricultural Biotechnology Center, Godollo, Hungary
Small RNAs in plant virus interaction
12:00 – 12:40 Alessandra Romanelli
University of Naples “Federico II” and IC CNR Bari, Italy
PNA: applications and perspectives
12:40 – 14:30 Lunch
Chair: Francesco Di Serio, CNR – IVV, Bari
14:30 – 15:10 Ricardo Flores
UPV-CSIC, Valencia, Spain
Genesis and effects of the small RNAs derived from the minimal non-coding replicons: the viroids
15:10 – 15:30 David Dobnik
National Institute of Biology, Slovenia
Small RNAs in potato-PVY interaction
15:30 – 16:10 Mick Watson
ARK-Gennomics, The Roslin Institute, United Kingdom
Bioinformatic analysis of small RNA data reveals novel biological insights
16:10 – 16:40 Coffee Break
16:40 – 17:20 Sébastien Pfeffer
University of Strasbourg, France
microRNAs as key regulators in mammalian host-virus interactions
17:20 – 18:00 Noam Shomron
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Information stored in small RNAs
20:00 Social Dinner

 

☞ day 2 -18 April

Presentations on bioinformatics approaches in ncRNA data analysis

09:00 – 09:10 Andreas Gisel, CNR – ITB, Bari Introduction
Chair: Domenica D’Elia, CNR – ITB, Bari
09:10 – 09:40 Graziano Pesole
IBBE – CNR, Bari, Italy
High-throughput investigation of RNA editing in Amiotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
09:40 – 10:10 Marc Friedlander
Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain
Prediction and profiling of miRNAs from sRNA-seq data
10:10 – 10:40 Thomas J Hardcastle
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Analyses of high-throughput sequencing data of siRNAs
10:40 – 11:10 Alfredo Pulvirenti
University of Catania, Italy
Computational techniques for RNA-based gene regulation:Artificial miRNA design,miRNA targeting,miRNA Knowledge bases, and A-to-I RNA Editing
11:10 – 11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 – 12:10 Antonio Marco
University of Manchester, United Kingdom
On the origin of microRNA clusters
12:10 – 12:40 Flavio Licciulli ITB – CNR, Bari, Italy Database resources for ncRNA
12:40 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Artemis Hatzigeorgiou University of Thessaly, Greece MiRNA targets in coding and non-conding genes characterised through NGS
14:30 – 18:00 Discussion sessions between biologists and bioinformaticians
Creation of a ‘ncRNA network’

☞ day 3 -19 April

AllBio bioinformatics hack-a-thon working on a test case selected by the  AllBio community.

09:00 – 09:10 Andreas Gisel, CNR – ITB, Bari Introduction
09:10 – 09:30 Annalisa Giampetruzzi, CNR – IVV, Bari Presentation Test Case 13
09:30 – 10:00 Analysis of the workflow of Test Case 13
10:00 – 12:30 Hack-a-thon (coffee break 11:00 – 11:30)
12:30 – 13:00 Conclusion
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

The hack-a-ton will be held with the precious collaboration of:

  • Marc Friedlander, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona (Spain)
  • Thomas J Hardcastle, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  • Vesselin Baev – University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
  • Annalisa Giampetruzzi, IVV – CNR, Bari (Italy)
  • Domenico Catalano, IGV – CNR, Bari (Italy)
  • Angelica Tulipano, ITB – CNR, Bari (Italy)
  • Flavio Licciulli, ITB – CNR, Bari (Italy)
  • Domenica D’Elia, ITB – CNR, Bari (Italy)
  • Andreas Gisel, ITB – CNR, Bari (Italy)