Bioinformatics Fights Viruses — Speakers

List of BFV speakers  (tentative  10/06/20)

Prof. Christopher E. Mason
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medicine, WorldQuant (WQ) Init. for Quantitative Prediction Information Society Project, Yale Law School
“Shotgun Transcriptome and Isothermal Profiling of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Reveals Unique Host Responses,
Viral Diversification, and Drug Interactions”

Prof. Janusz Bujnicki
Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw Poland
“Genome-wide mapping of therapeutically-relevant SARS-CoV-2 RNA structures“

Prof. Barry  Robson
Ingine Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, USA,
The Dirac Foundation, Oxfordshire, UK
„Computers and viral diseases. Preliminary bioinformatics studies on the design of a synthetic vaccine
and a preventative peptidomimetic antagonist against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus”

Dr Xu Li
Director of Data Center, Genenet Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., Tianjin, China
“Network bioinformatics analysis provides insight into drug repurposing for COVID-2019” (tenative)

Prof. B. Jayakumar Singh
Department of Biotechnology, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India

Dr Arli Aditya Parikesit
Head of the Bioinformatics Department, Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences (i3l), Indonesia
“The In Silico Prediction of the siRNA Design for Deterring the SARS-CoV-2 Virus: a Structural Bioinformatics approach”

Prof. Tyll Kruger
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronics, Wroclaw, Poland
“The impact of testing, contact tracing and quarantine - insights from the MOCOS microsimulation model”

Prof. Joanna Polańska
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
"Circa, internet system to support COVID-19 diagnostics"

Dr Paweł Łabaj
Malopolska Ceter of Biotechnology, Jagielonian University, Poland
"MetaSUB efforts in SARS-CoV-2 fight"

Dr Michał Kowalski & Alina Frolova
Malopolska Ceter of Biotechnology, Jagielonian University, Poland
"Dealing with insufficient specificity of primers: novel approach for benchmark and design of primers"

Dr Jan K. Nowak
Translational Gastroenterology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
“Age, inflammation and disease location are critical determinants of intestinal expression of SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2 and TMPRSS2 in inflammatory bowel disease.”

Dr Krzysztof Mnich
University of Białystok, Poland
"Estimate of Covid-19 prevalence using imperfect data"

Dr Szymon Toruńczyk
Institute of Informatics, University of Warsaw, Poland
"Group testing for SARS-CoV-2"

Dr Krzysztof Gogolewski
Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics, University of Warsaw, Poland
"SEIR-based modelling of COVID-19 in Poland "

Mateusz Kudła
University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, Saxon Institute for Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning, Mittweida, Germany
Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
"Identification of SARS-CoV-2 virus sequences types based on interpretable machine learning models".

Dr Tomasz Zok
Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences
“SARS-CoV-2 structure modeling within RNA-Puzzles initiative”

Dr Szymon Toruńczyk
Institute of Informatics, University of Warsaw, Poland
“Group testing for SARS-CoV-2”

Dr K. Walczewska-Szewc
Institute of Physics, N. Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
“Towards computational elucidation of SARS-CoV-2 virus entry point mechanostability”

(and more …)