Advanced Genome Science International Symposium The Start of New Genomics

Program at a Glance

January 9 (Wed), 2019      Pseudomolecule assemblies

12:00 - Registration
13:00 - 13:05 Opening remarks
Sumio Sugano, The University of Tokyo, Japan
chair: Shinichi Morishita, The University of Tokyo, Japan
13:05 - 13:45 1-1 End-to-end Genome Assembly at the DNA Zoo: Affordable, Accurate, and Open-Source
Olga Dudchenko, Baylor College of Medicine
13:45 - 14:25 1-2 Algorithms for long read genome assembly
Masahiro Kasahara, The University of Tokyo
14:25 - 15:05 1-3 Visualizing chromosome folding and nano-scale structure with Oligopaints, super-resolution microscopy and integrative modeling
Nuno MARTINS, Harvard University
15:05 - 15:15 Break
15:15 - 16:00 Poster Session
15:15 Poster session (Odd numbers)
15:35 Poster session (Even numbers)
16:00 - 16:10 Break
chair: Atsushi Toyoda, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
16:10 - 16:50 1-4 Dynamic chromatin conformation of heterochromatin revealed by cryo-EM
Yoshimasa Takizawa, The University of Tokyo
16:50 - 17:30 1-5 Sequencing giants – the wild emmer wheat genome assembly
Raz Avni, Tel Aviv University
17:30 - 18:10 1-6 In tandem scaffolding by Bionano and HiC to derive a chromosome scale genome assembly
Amit Rai, Chiba University
18:30 - 20:30 Welcome Reception

January 10 (Thu), 2019      Metagenome

9:00 - Registration
chair: Tetsuya Hayashi, Kyushu University, Japan
9:30 - 10:10 2-1 Multi-omic characterization of carbon cycling: ecosystems to organisms
Joel Boyd, Australian Center for Ecogenomics
10:10 - 10:50 2-2 Obtaining high-quality draft genomes from uncultured microbes by single-cell genome sequencing
Masahito Hosokawa, Waseda University
10:50 - 11:10 Break
chair: Ken Kurokawa, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
11:10 - 11:50 2-3 Uncovering strains and species in the human microbiome with large-scale computational metagenomics
Moreno Zolfo, University of Trento
11:50 - 12:30 2-4 LEA: a web tool to explore the microbiome universe
Koichi Higashi, National Institute of Genetics
12:30 - 12:40 Closing Remarks
Yuji Kohara, National Institute of Genetics, Japan