FDA-China International Forum and Workshop:

Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing in Safety Assessment and Biomarker discovery

 

September 25-27, 2009

Zhangjiang Bio-Park, 151 Libing Road, SBC Conference Center, Shanghai, China

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·        Perspectives on Microarray, bioinformatics, toxicogenomics, and next-generation sequencing technologies for safety assessment and clinical studies

·        Summary of the FDA-led MAQC-II (Phase II of the MicroArray Quality Control Project) and the SEQC (Sequencing Quality Control) Projects

·        Meet with distinguished scientists and experts worldwide in Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing

·        Network with Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing users from global pharmas and life science research labs, and vendors in China

·        Tours in Zhangjiang Bio-Park and biotech/pharma companies and life science research labs at Shanghai

·        Career opportunities at local pharma/biotech companies and research labs at Shanghai

 

Co-Organizers: US FDA, ShanghaiBio Corporation/Shanghai Biochip Co., Ltd (National Biochip Center at Shanghai) and East China Normal University (ECNU)

 

Sponsors:  Affymetrix, ABI, Illumina, Agilent, Roche, ShanghaiBio Corporation /Shanghai Biochip Co., Ltd (National Biochip Center at Shanghai), and East China Normal University (ECNU)

 

Co-Chairs: Dr. Weida Tong (US FDA), Dr. Jason (Gang) Jin (SBC/ShanghaiBio), and Dr. Tieliu Shi (ECNU)

 

Featured speakers:

 

·        FDA invited global senior scientists and experts in Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing for safety assessment and clinical studies.

  • China’s leading scientists in Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing
  • Application scientists from Affymetrix, Illumina, Agilent, ABI, and Roche

 

Attendees:

 

  • China users of Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing technologies from academic research labs and/or biotech companies
  • Global pharma (at China) users of Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing technologies with focus on drug discovery and development and clinical application
  • Drug safety assessment experts or toxicologists who are interested in toxicogenomics

 

 

Agenda

 

Day 1 (Friday, 25th)

 

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration

9:00 am -9:30 am: Opening Ceremony

 

Chair: Dr. Jason (Gang) Jin, CEO of ShanghaiBio

Opening Remark: Conference introduction and acknowledgments

Dr. Weida Tong, Director of Center for Toxicoinformatics, NCTR/FDA, US

 

Welcome Remarks:

Mr. Laizhong Wang, General Manager, Zhangjiang BioPharma Base Co., Ltd, Zhangjiang Group

 

Dr. Guoping Zhao, Academician, Executive Director of National Human Genome Center at Shanghai and Director of National Biochip Center at Shanghai

 

Day 1 (25th) Scientific Session:

FDA MAQC-II (MicroArray Quality Control) project review and summary, and microarray perspectives in safety assessment and clinical studies

 

Morning Session Chair: Dr. Weida Tong (NCTR/FDA, US, Director of Center for Toxicoinformatics)

9:30 am – 10:10 am:

The FDA-led MicroArray Quality Control (MAQC) Project: Enabling Genomics and Bioinformatics for Predictive and Personalized Medicine

Leming Shi, NCTR/FDA, US

 

10:10 am-10:40 am Coffee/Tea Break

 

10:40 am – 11:20 am:

Cross Tissue Inference: Genomic indicators of hepatotoxicity conferred through perturbed systems in the blood

Pierre Bushel, NIEHS/NIH, US

 

11:20 am – 12:00 pm:

Consistency of Predictive Signature Genes and Classifiers Generated Using Different Microarray Platforms

Xiaohui Fan, Zhejiang University, China

 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

 

Afternoon Session Chair: Dr. Rick Paules (NIEHS/NIH, US, Director of NIEHS Microarray Group)

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm:

Integrative Analysis of Dynamic Networks on Pathway Level for Disease Gene Signature Discovery

Tieliu Shi, East China Normal University, China

 

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm:

Presentation title (TBD)

Xuegong Zhang, title

 

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm:

Simple algorithm is not simple - A lesson learned from MAQC-II

May Wang, George Technology Georgia and Emory University, US

 

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm:

Revealing the biology of predictive gene signatures: functional analysis of MAQC II classifiers

Dr. Richard Brennan, GeneGo Inc., US

 

3:00-3:30 Coffee/Tea Break

 

3:30 am – 4:00 am:

What pharma and life science research labs are doing today and tomorrow with microarrays)

Jason Gang Jin, CEO of ShanghaiBio

Huasheng Xiao, CTO/VP of ShanghaiBio

 

4:00 am – 5:00 am: Current and newly lunched technologies from microarray vendors (Affymetrix, Illumina, Agilent, NimbleGen)

 

Panel Discussions Chair: Jason Gang Jin

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Panel Discussions (Microarray vendors/users/service providers, all speakers from Day 1 morning and afternoon sessions)

 

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Networking Dinner (Buffet in SBC Grand Hall)

 

 

Day 2 (26th): Scientific Session:

Toxicogenomics and Bioinformatics Perspectives in Safety Assessment and Clinical Studies

 

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration

 

Morning Session: Toxicogenomics

Chair: Dr. Pierre Bushel (NIEHS/NIH, US), Head, Microarray and Genome Informatics

 

9:00 am – 9:30 am:

Epigenetics - A perspective in toxicogenomics

Jurgen Borlak, Fraunhofer Inst. Tox. Exp. Med., Germany

9:30 am – 10:00 am

An 'Omics' Approach for Identifying Biomarkers of Adverse Effects

Rick Paules, NIEHS/NIH, US

 

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Gene expression profile of the bone marrow after benzene exposure  in C57BL/6 and C3H/He mice : common gene expression and stochastic gene  expression

Tohru Inoue, National Institute of Health Sciences, Japan

 

10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea Break

 

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Presentation title (TBD)

Jing Ma, Director of National Shanghai Drug Safety Assessment Center)

 

11:30 am – 12:00 pm:

TBD

 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

 

Afternoon Session: Bioinformatics

Chair: Dr. Yixue Li, Director of Shanghai Bioinformatics Center

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

On the Use of Functional Module Definitions in the Analysis of Genomic Experiments

Dr. Joaquin Dopazo, Head of the Bioinformatics and Genomics Department, Centro de Investigaciσn Prνncipe Felipe (CIPF), Valencia, Spain

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Predictive Modeling with Bioinformatics

Alison Motsinger-Reif, North Carolina State University, US

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm:

Reporting standards for omics data: instruction for use

Susanna Sansone, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK

 

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm:

ISA Infrastructure - Assisting Users to Report Experimental Metadata

Philippe Rocca-Serra, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK

3:00 pm -3:30 pm Coffee/Tea Break

 

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm:

What life science research labs are doing Today and Tomorrow with bioinformatics

Dr. Yixue Li, Director of Shanghai Bioinformatics Center

 

4:00 pm – 5:00 am:

ArrayTrack (FDA’s Online array data mining tools)

Hong Fang, NCTR/FDA, US

 

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: SARS (SBC’s Online array data mining tools)

 

Panel Discussions Chair : Weida Tong, Director of Center for Toxicoinformatics, NCTR/FDA, US

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Panel Discussions (all speakers from Day 2 morning and afternoon sessions)

 

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Networking Dinner (Buffet in SBC Grand Hall)

7:30 pm:   Shuttle to Pujiang River Cruise

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Pujiang River Boat Cruise

 

 

Day 3 (27th): Scientific Session:

Next-generation Sequencing Perspectives

 

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration

 

Morning Session: Next-Generation Sequencing Workshop

Chair: Dr. Huasheng Xiao, CTO/VP of ShanghaiBio

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Next-Generation Sequencing technology review and capabilities in China

Dr. Huasheng Xiao, CTO/VP of ShanghaiBio

 

9:30 am – 10:15 am

Illumina Solexa (Illumina China)

 

10:15-10:30 Coffee/Tea Break

 

10:30 am -11:15 am

 

ABI SOLID3 (ABI China)

 

11:15 am – 12:00 pm:

Roche 454 and NimbleGen exon enrichment technologis (Roche China)

 

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch Session

Chair: Weida Tong

The SEQC Project

Leming Shi, NCTR/FDA

China 1000 Human Genome sequencing project

BGI speaker (TBD)

 

2:00-5:00 pm: Afternoon Tours

 

Tour Route 1 in Pudong: Zhangjiang Bio-Park Pharma/Biotech Companies and Research Institutes and Lu Jia Zui Finance Center Zoon in Pudong

 

Tour Route 2: Life science research labs and city tour in Puxi (Downtown Shanghai)

 

 

Meeting pre-registration Contact:

Send Registration Form or email message to 

Jennifer.Zhou@ShanghaiBio.com

Main contact person: Jennifer Zhou, 8621-51320288 x 8351

 

Please fill the Registration Form on next page, and submit through email provided

 

 

 

 

 

FDA-China Forum and Workshop:

Microarray-Bioinformatics-Next-Generation Sequencing in Safety Assessment and Biomarker Discovery

 

 

September 25-27, 2009

Zhangjiang Bio-Park, 151 Libing Road, SBC Conference Center

 

 

 

Registration Form

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Please check the following and make the reservations.

 

___Day 1 Microarray and MAQC II Program (RMB500)

 

___Day 2 Toxicogenomics and Bioinformatics Program (RMB500)

 

___Day 3 Next-Generation sequencing and SEQC Program (RMB500)

 

___Full Program (Day1-3) (RMB1000)

 

___Tour Program (Optional) (RMB500)

 

 

Payment method:

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Business Room

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RMB 728

Premier Room

豪华客房

 

RMB 828

Business Suite

商务套房

 

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