Local Organizers

Soochow University

Taicang Center for Translational Bioinformatics

Key laboratory of Systems biology, CAS

QIAGEN (Suzhou)
Translational Medicine Center

Suzhou Industrial Park
Institute Of Services Outsourcing


Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNET)





Keynote speakers

Fuchu He

Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Member of the Academy of Sciences for the 
Developing World 

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Wen-Hsiung Li

James D. Watson Chair Professor
Dept of Ecology & Evolution, the University of Chicago
Director, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Division Director, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

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Title: Assembling a genome using short sequencing reads>>abstract

Manyuan Long

The Edna K. Papazian Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolution
University of Chicago, USA

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Title: New Genes as Drivers of Phenotypic Evolution: The Implication and Challenge to Translational Medical Studies >>abstract

Philip R. O. Payne

Associate Professor, The Ohio state University College of Medicine

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Title: Translational Informatics: Enabling Knowledge-Driven Healthcare>>abstract

Kazuyuki Aihara

Institute of Industrial Science, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo.
Collaborative Research Center for Innovative Mathematical Modelling, the University of Tokyo.

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Title:Mathematical Modeling and its Application to Personalized Medicine for Prostate Cancer. >>abstract

Plenary speakers

Bairong Shen

Director, Taicang Center for Translational Bioinformatics
Professor & Director, Center for Systems Biology, Soochow University, China

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Dunker, A Keith

Director, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Professor, School of Informatics
Indiana University, USA

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Title: An IDP-Based Swiss-Army-Knife-Like Toolkit for Signaling Diversification >>abstract

Dong Xu

James C. Dowell Professor
Chair, Computer Science Department
University of Missouri, USA

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Title: Role of DNA Methylation in Cancers >>abstract

Jürgen Brosius

Professor, Institute of Experimental Pathology
University of Münster, Germany

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Title: New parts of existing genes: a double-edged sword>>abstract

Kun Huang

Associate Professor in Biomedical Informatics
Co-Director, OSUCCC Biomedical Informatics Shared Resource
the Ohio State University, USA

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Title: Beyond Co-Expression: Integrating Nonlinear Correlation with Boolean Relationships for Biological Network Inference >>abstract

Luonan Chen

Professor & Excutive director, Key Laboratory of Systems Biology
Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Title: Early diagnosis on complex diseases by dynamical network biomarkers >>abstract

Paul Horton

Computational Biology Research Center, AIST
Tokyo Japan

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Title: Advances in Predicting Protein Sub-cellular Localization Signals >>abstract

Ruiqiang Li

Assistant Professor (PI), Biodynamic Optical Imaging Center
Peking University, China

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Title: Bioinformatics development for next-generation sequencing data analysis >>abstract

Xiangdong Wang

Director, Biomedical Research Center
Fudan University Zhongshan Hospital, China

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Zhongming Zhao

Ingram Associate Professor, associate professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Chief Bioinformatics Officer, the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC)
Director, VICC Bioinformatics Resource Center
Director of the Bioinformatics and Systems Medicine Laboratory (BSML)
Associate Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences Vanderbilt University, USA

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Title: A personalized mutation network approachfor detecting putative cancer genes from next-generation sequencing data >>abstract