Bioinformatics Fights Viruses — Program

BFV AGENDA, June 25th 2020,

All hours Warsaw time. (Time in Warsaw, GMT+2)


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”


SESSION 1 (chair:  Bartek Wilczyński)

14:00 Dr Xu Li
Director of Data Center, Genenet Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., Tianjin, China
“Network bioinformatics analysis provides insight into drug repurposing for COVID-2019” (tentative)

14:20  Prof. B. Jayakumar Singh
Department of Biotechnology, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India
“Structural and Simulation analysis of hot spot residues interactions of SARS-CoV 2 with Human ACE2 receptor” (ten.)

14:40  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”


SESSION 2 (Chair: Małgorzata Kotulska)

15:00 KEYNOTE: Prof. Christopher E. Mason
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medicine, WorldQuant (WQ) Init. for Quantitative Prediction Information Society Project, Yale Law School, USA
“Shotgun Transcriptome and Isothermal Profiling of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Reveals Unique Host Responses, Viral Diversification, and Drug Interactions”

15:45  Dr Paweł Łabaj
Malopolska Center of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
“MetaSUB efforts in SARS-CoV-2 fight”

16:00 Dr Michał Kowalski & Alina Frolova
Malopolska Center of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
“Dealing with insufficient specificity of primers: novel approach for benchmark and design of primers”


SESSION 3 (Chair: Witold Rudnicki)

16:30 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”

16:45 Prof. Joanna Polańska
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
“Circa, internet system to support COVID-19 diagnostics”

17:00 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”


SESSION 4 (Chair: Rafal Adamczak)

17:30  Dr Szymon Toruńczyk
Institute of Informatics, University of Warsaw, Poland
“Group testing for SARS-CoV-2”

17:45 Dr Krzysztof Gogolewski
Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics, University of Warsaw, Poland
“SEIR-based modelling of COVID-19 in Poland”

18:00 Dr Krzysztof Mnich
University of Białystok, Poland
“Estimate of Covid-19 prevalence using imperfect data”

18:15 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”


SESSION 5 (Chair: Michal Dabrowski)

18:30 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”

18:45 Dr K. Walczewska-Szewc
Institute of Physics, N. Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
“Towards computational elucidation of SARS-CoV-2 virus entry point mechanostability“

19:00 KEYNOTE: 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“


19:30 BFV Conference Ends (summary: Wieslaw Nowak)