Bioinformatics Day 2018

Bioinformatics Day, May 11th, Turku
Location: Pub3 Auditorium, Educarium, Assistentinkatu 5, Turku

Finnish Society for Bioinformatics is arranging a yearly Bioinformatics day, and the program includes lectures, poster session, annual meeting of the society and casual evening get-together. The topics of the lectures are dealing with current bioinformatics research including both biosciences and computational modeling. This event gathers together people interested in or working with bioinformatics, both from universities and from companies around Finland.


11:00 – 12.00 Lunch (at own cost) Educarium

12:00: Welcome words

12-13.30 Session 1

Manu Tamminen (Department of Biology, University of Turku): “Why are microbes melting our computing clusters?”

Daniel Nicorici (Orion Pharma): “Finding fusion genes in RNA sequencing data and their role in drug development”

Mikko Pänkäälä or Tero Koivisto (FT Department, University of Turku): “Mobile Phone Detection of Atrial Fibrillation With Mechanocardiography”

13.30-14.30 Annual meeting of the society and meeting of the new board

14.30-15.00 Coffee & Posters

15.00-16:30 Session 2

Thesis award 2016-2017 and winner’s talk

Tapio Pahikkala (FT Department, University of Turku): “Tensor Learning for Biomedicine”

Oguzhan Gencoglu (Top Data Science): “Detecting Prostate Cancer from MR Images with AI”

17:00 -> Casual get-together in the centre of Turku (Ravintola Koulu)


Registration fee:
For basic level students: 10 euros
For others: 25 euros
The fee also covers the society membership for 2018.

Payment details:
Pay the fee to the society’s account with the following details and then fill in the registration form.
Bioinformatiikan seura ry
IBAN: FI9780001871150455
Viite/Reference: 2000105