Satellite Workshop Tutorial:
Molecular networks, the rise of networks of networks


This special session focuses on the network inspired approaches to analysis and integration of
the massive data sets now prevalent in the life sciences. It introduces new approaches and
solutions to the Big Data problem, and presents new techniques in the field of graph theory for
handling and processing challenging large data sets. By discussing cutting-edge problems and
techniques, the session offers researchers from a wide range of fields a unique opportunity to gain
an insight on the status and perspectives of exploiting big heterogonous data in the life-sciences
through concept of “Network of Networks”.

Topics including but not limited to:
▪ Approaches to analysis of heterogeneous graph
▪ Spectral theory of graphs and networks
▪ Sampling and summarization of big graphs
▪ Graph clustering, partitioning, and classification methods
▪ Scalable graph measurement
▪ Inference and Mining large / heterogeneous graphs
▪ Novel applications of large -scale graph problems in system biology and medicine

Abstract Submission ( Extended Deadline: August 31st)


21st September 09:00 – 18:00

Morning Session

 8:50-09:00 Welcoming
 9:00-10:00 Plenary Lecture: Jörg Menche
The Interactome as a Map for Investigating Human Disease
 10:00-10:30 Ariel Chernomoretz
A Complez Network Approach for Drug Repositioning in Neglected Diseases
 10:30-11.00 Coffee break
 11:00-11.30 Anna Trigos
From gene and protein networks to networks of cellular processes: how co-regulatory networks can aid in the identification of biologically relevant genes
 11:30-12.00 David Gomez-Cabrero
Network analysis to decipher Transition states in the developmental progression from proliferating to resting B cell progenitors, David

Afternoon Session

 13:00-14:00 Plenary Lecture: Ginestra Bianconi
Multilayer networks: a new paradigm for biological networks
 14:00-14:30 Ross Throne
Using systems theory to analyse the transcription network of MLL-AF4 leukaemias
 14:30-15:00 Coffee break
 15:00-15:30 Silvia Gerber
Genome-wide gene regulatory network inference in the opportunistic human pathogenic fungi Aspergillus fumigatus
 15:30-16:00 Hector Zenil
Revealing  Causal content of  Complex network
 16:00-17:30 Panel Discussion
Fundamental problems in network biology/medicine


Assist. Prof. Narsis A. Kiani (Karolinska Institutet)
Assist. Prof. David Gomez-Cabrero (Karolinska Institutet)

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