The following is a draft agenda. Up-to-date agenda and details will be available from the conference app

Day 1: Thursday, March 28 (Registration and Poster Setup)
9:00 – 1:00 p.m. Pre-conference Program
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MCBIOS 2019 Meeting Begins
Registration in the Conference Lobby
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tutorial 1 Single-cell genomic data analysis
Hamilton 2
Tutorial 2 Metabolomics data analysis
Skipwith 2
Student Session: Career Development
Skipwith 1
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Poster Session / Coffee Break
Conference Lobby, Hamilton 1
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Keynote Talk: Semi-Supervised Learning to the Rescue: Towards Deep Understanding of Coding Variant Effects
Presenter: Predrag Radivojac, Ph.D., Northeastern University
Hamilton 1
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Poster Session / Coffee Break
Conference Lobby, Hamilton 1
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner (Opening Reception)
Hamilton 1
Day 2: Friday, March 29 (Registration)
  Track 1:
Clinical Genomics
Hamilton 2
Track 2:
Drug Discovery and Informatics
Skipwith 2
Young Scientist Excellence Award
Skipwith 1
8:00 – 9:20 a.m. Breakout Session 1:
Integration of omics data with clinical information
Session Chair: Chindo Hicks, LSU
Breakout Session 3: In silico drug discovery in the era of precision medicine
Session Chair: Zhichao Liu, NCTR/FDA
Postdoc Award Presentation
9:25 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2:
Omics data in real-world settings Session Chair: Dong Wang, NCTR/FDA
Breakout Session 4: Computer-aided drug discovery and development
Session Chair: Daisuke Kihara, Purdue
Student Award Presentation
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
Conference Lobby, Hamilton 1
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Keynote Talk: Brain Genomics
Presenter: Mark Gerstein, PhD  Yale University
Hamilton 1
12:00 – 1:20 p.m. Lunch and Sponsor Presentations
Hamilton 1
  Track 3: Translational Bioinformatics
Hamilton 2
Track 4: Genome Biology
Skipwith 2
Track 5: Biomedical Informatics
Skipwith 1
1:30 – 2:50 p.m. Breakout Session 5: Protein structural bioinformatics– Debswapna
Session Chair: Bhattacharya, Auburn
Breakout Session 7: Microbial genomic analysis for public health
Session Chair: Steven Foley, NCTR/FDA
Breakout Session 9: Biomedical Informatics
Session Chair: Wen Zou, NCTR/FDA
2:55 – 4:15 p.m. Breakout Session 6: New informatics methods for precision medicine
Session Chair: Zhaohui “Steve” Qin, Emory
Breakout Session 8: Challenges and solutions for analysis of gene expression data
Session Chair: Wei (Vivian) Zhuang, NCTR/FDA
Breakout Session 10: Heterogenous biomedical information visualization
Session Chair: Huanmei Wu, IUPUI
4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Poster Session / Coffee Break
Conference Lobby, Hamilton 1
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Keynote Talk: Genomic medicine for understudied populations: lessons from Colombia
Presenter: King Jordan, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Hamilton 1
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Poster Session / Coffee Break
Conference Lobby, Hamilton 1
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner
Hamilton 1
Day 3: Saturday, March 30
7:00-8:00 a.m. Student Session: Student Mentoring Breakfast
Hamilton 2
  Track 6: Computational Biology and Machine Learning
Hamilton 2
Track 7: Emerging Technologies
Skipwith 2
Special Sessions
Skipwith 1
8:00 – 9:20 a.m. Breakout Session 11: Machine learning in biomedicine
Session Chair: Thanh Minh Nguyen, UAB
Breakout Session 13: Emerging computational approaches for drug discovery and development
Session Chair: Minjun Chen, NCTR/FDA
Roundtable Discussion
9:25 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 12: Computational Biology
Session Chair: Steve Barnes, UAB
Expert Panels Expert Panels
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break Conference Lobby
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Keynote Talk: Clinical Applications of Genomic Medicine: The State of the Art
Presenter: Josh F. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACMI, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Hamilton 1
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Award Announcement
Hamilton 1
  MCBIOS 2019 Ends

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