When? 5-6 October 2019

Where? Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Hosts
RSBI (@RoBioinfo) and Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University

Aim

  • Familiarise the audience with common topics in Biology that can be approached and solved using Machine Learning algorithms.
  • Get hands-on experience with software packages that facilitate running Machine Learning algorithms.

Registration

Registration will open in July 2019. Registration fee is 50 Euro for students and 150 Euro for everyone else and covers meals, coffee breaks and festive dinner.

Target audience: BSc, MSc, Phd students and young researchers who are confortable with at least one programming language and are already familiar with common Machine Learning algorithms and methods.

Confirmed speakers and trainers

  • Nicole Wheeler (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK): Machine learning algorithms for identifying antibiotic resistant bacteria
  • Leo Parts (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK)
  • Camelia Chira (Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca)
  • Irina Armean (EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK)
  • Claudiu Mihăilă (Connex.ai, London, UK)
  • Mihai Glonț (EMBL-EBI European Bioinformatics Institute, Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK)

Organising committee

  • Iuliana Bocicor, Cluj-Napoca
  • Arthur-Jozsef Molnar, Cluj-Napoca
  • Zsuzsanna Onet-Marian, Cluj-Napoca
  • Emilia Pop, Cluj-Napoca
  • Monica Abrudan, Cambridge
  • Robi Tăcutu, Bucharest

Join Beer and Science on the last day of the event!