Program

Thursday 6 September 2012

Opening

Opening: Elena Marchiori and Inge Huitinga
9:00 – 9:30 Registration, coffee and opening

Session 1: Brain Banks

Chair: James Ironside
9:30 – 10:20 Jean-Paul Vonsattel – Director of the New York Brain Bank at Columbia University The NYBB at Columbia University and donor data
10:20 – 11:10 Maree Webster – Director SMRI Brain Collection and Research Laboratory The Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI) Brain Collection and Database
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break

Session 2: Data Mining and Machine Learning

Chair: Pedro Larranaga
11:30 – 12:20 Sophia Ananiadou – Director of the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM) Extracting Events of Biological Relevance from Text
12:20 – 13:10 Yves Moreau – KU Leuven ESAT-SCD & SymBioSys Center for Computational Systems Biology Candidate Gene Prioritization by Genomic Data Fusion
13:10 – 14:00Lunch break

Session 3: Clinical and Pathological Studies

Chair: Peter Lucas
14:00 – 14:50 Amanda Kiliaan – Department of Anatomy/Cognitive Neurosciences, Radboud University Nijmegen On Diet and the Brain: from mice to men
14:50 – 15:40 Harro Seelaar – Erasmus MC Genetic background of frontotemporal dementia and its relation with the neuropathology
15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 16:40 Tineke van Veen – Dept. of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands Cross-linking pathological and clinical observations in depression and anxiety: building a genetic bridge
16:40 – 17:10 Inge Huitinga and Elena Marchiori – Netherlands Brain Bank & Radboud University Machine Learning in Action: Mining the Netherlands Brain Bank
17:10 – 18:00 Closure and Drinks

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