Received abstracts will be listed here on a periodic basis, and conference presentations will be posted here the week following the conference.

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 Poster/Speed Session Titles (alphabetically)
Presenter Title Institution/Affiliation
Mohammed Albaqami Transcriptome-wide analysis of SR45-dependent changes in gene expression and alternative splicing revealed a role for this splicing factor in thermotolerance Colorado State University
Farnoosh Aghababazadeh Develop a nonlinear mixed-effects model for modeling ovarian cancer cell lines Moffitt Cancer Center
Amira Abdel-Hameed Global gene expression analysis using RNA-seq uncovered a new role for SR1/CAMTA3 transcription factor in salt stress Colorado State University
Ignacio Alvarez-Castro Fully Bayesian analysis of allele-specific RNA-seq data using an hierarchical, overdispersed, count regression model Iowa State University
Rachel Blumhagen Exploring the Landscape of Allele-specific Expression in Nasal Epithelium of Asthmatic Patients and Simulating Allele-Specific Read Counts Accounting for Correlation University of Colorado
Meng Cao An Optimal Test with Maximum Average Power for Time Course Data of Counts with Applications to RNA-Seq Data Colorado State University
Brian Campbell Genomic Variation in Industrial Hemp, Feral Hemp, and Drug-type Cannabis sativa Colorado State University
Diana Drago-García Role of miRNAs in breast cancer regulatory networks The National Autonomous University of Mexico
Michael Fundator TBA DBASSE of NASEM
William Forrest Statistical models for proteomic analysis of active enzymes Genentech, Inc.
Meera Garg Study of Antidepressant Molecular Structure Leading to Safer Dosing Charter School of Wilmington, Delaware
Jason Grundstad MetaGEO: an R package/R-Shiny mashup app for simultaneously exploring multiple GEO datasets AbbVie Inc.
Stijn Hawinkel A broken promise: microbiome differential abundance methods do not control the false discovery rate Ghent University
Zonglin He Cohort study informatics: methods for comparing data quality from different sources using entropy metrics Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Aliaksandr Hubin A novel algorithmic approach to Bayesian Logic Regression University of Oslo
Chong Jin Inferring Intra-Tumor Heterogeneity by Jointly Modeling Copy Number Aberrations and Somatic Point Mutations University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Eugene Katsevich Multilayer FDR Control for Genetic Association Studies Stanford University
Emily King Bayesian estimation of virus and antibody dynamical model parameters from next-generation sequencing data Iowa State University
Monchai Kooakachai Statistical Foundations of Familial Identification University of Colorado
Shuzhen Kuang Exploring molecular mechanisms of autism spectrum disorder using integrated network analysis Clemson University
Kyunghyun Lee Differences between telomerase activation and ALT based on the G-Networks Rice University
Qian Li Negative Binomial Model-Based Clustering to Determine Cancer Subtypes from RNA-Seq Data Moffitt Cancer Center
Oleg Mayba Empirical Bayesian Approach to High-Sensitivity Variant Calling in Circulating Tumor DNA Samples Genentech, Inc.
Eric Mittman Bayesian nonparametric analysis of RNA-seq data Iowa State University
Jarad Niemi fbseq: An R package for fully Bayesian analysis of RNAseq data Iowa State University
Yet Nguyen Controlling Relevant Covariates By the Addition of Pseudo Variables and Application to Differential Expression Analysis Using RNA-seq Iowa State University
Eric Patterson Studying Gene Copy Number Variation and Glyphosate Resistance Using Genomics in the Weedy Species, Kochia scoparia Colorado State University
Subrata Paul Performance of a Polygenic Risk Score for Generalized Vitiligo University of Colorado
Sangeetha Ratnayake Predicting Disease Causality of Mutations in Human Beta Globin Gene Hokkaido University
Pratyaydipta Rudra Testing Cross-Phenotype Effects of Rare Variants in Longitudinal Studies of Complex Traits University of Colorado
Youngseok Song Assessing the local dependence structures of observations on evolving networks based on Markov random Fields Colorado State University
Megan Sorenson Genome-wide analysis of copy number variation and common facial variation in a large cohort of Bantu Africans University of Colorado
Emileigh Willems Genome-wide Association of Metabolic Syndrome in a Multi-ethnic Study University of Colorado
Mengjie Yao Sparse Canonical Correlation Analysis University of Colorado
Ye Zheng Statistical Methods for Profiling 3-Dimensional Chromatin Interactions from Repetitive Regions of  Genomes University of Wisconsin – Madison