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BioC 2019: Where Software and Biology Connect

When: June 24 - 27, 2019
What: Developer Day, Main Conference, Symposium
Where: NYU and Rockefeller, New York City, USA
Slack: Bioconductor Team (#bioc2019 channel)
Twitter: #bioc2019

Robert Gentleman Symposium (June 27)

Robert Gentleman is one of the original authors of the R language and founder of the Bioconductor project. This special symposium day is being organized for Robert Gentleman’s 60th birthday, in honor of his wide-ranging and influential contributions to statistical computing and computational biology.

8:30 - 9:00 – Registration and breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 – welcome / opening remarks
  • Wolfgang Huber and Levi Waldron
9:30 - 10:30 – short talks
  • Vincent Carey – Harvard
  • Denise Scholtens – NorthWestern / Chicago
  • Dave Harrington – DFCI/Harvard
  • Leonard Goldstein – Genentech / SF
  • Martin Morgan - RPCCC / NY
  • Simon Tavaré - New York Genome Center
10:30 - 11:00 – break
11:00 - 12:00 – short talks
  • Rafael Irizarry - Harvard
  • Beiying Ding – Genentech / SF
  • Wolfgang Huber - EMBL / Heidelberg
  • Seth Falcon – Chef Software / Seattle
  • Thomas Wu – Genentech / SF
  • Thomas Lumley – University of Auckland
12:00 - 1:30 – lunch
1:30 - 2:30 – short talks
  • Richard Bourgon – Genentech / SF
  • Jeff Gentry – Broad Institute
  • Gabe Becker – Genentech / SF
  • Patrick Aboyoun – Nanostring / Seattle
  • Josh Kaminker – Genentech / SF
2:30 - 3:00 – break
3:00 - 3:45 – Founders of R and Bioconductor panel discussion
4:00 - 5pm – Free public keynote talk by Robert Gentleman
5:00 - 7:00pm – Reception

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