December 11, 2017, Monday

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ASWorkshop Program



  • h. 9.30 Invited lecture.
    Complete alternative splicing events (abstract).
    Michael Sammeth, Genome Bioinformatics Lab, Center for Genomics Regulation, Spain.
  • h. 10.15 Invited lecture.
    Evolution of splicing factors and signals in eukaryotes (abstract).
    Eduardo Eyras, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.


  • h. 11.00 Coffee Break.


  • h. 11.30 What is a gene? An operational definition for alternative splicing analysis.
    G. Pesole, Università degli Studi di Bari.
  • h. 11.45 The ESTree db: a collection of tools for an insight in peach transcriptome.
    A. Caprera, Parco Tecnologico Padano.
  • h. 12.00 A unique alternative mRNA splicing mechanism generates the membrane form of the immunoglobulin heavy chain in Antarctic fish.
    M.R. Coscia, Institute of Protein Biochemistry, CNR.
  • h. 12.15 De novo identification of microRNAs in the Vitis vinifera Pinot Noir genome.
    B. Lazzari, Parco Tecnologico Padano.


  • h. 12.30 Lunch.


  • h. 13.30 Invited lecture.
    Alternative splicing could explain the peculiar involvement of specific muscle groups in FSHD (abstract).
    Davide Gabellini, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele.
  • h. 14.15 Invited lecture.
    Pre mRNA splicing and disease: diagnostic aspects and basic mechanisms (abstract).
    Franco Pagani, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.
  • h. 14.45 Alternate Transcript Diversity - Data and Characterisation.
    T.A. Thanaraj, CRS4-Bioinformatics.


  • h. 15.00 Coffee Break.


  • h. 15.30 A new protein motif extraction framework based on constrained co-clustering.
    F. Cordero, Università degli Studi di Torino.
  • h. 15.45 A suffix-tree based method to predict the exon-intron structure of a gene from a set of EST sequences.
    R. Rizzi, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca.
  • h. 16.00 Defining the splicing defects associated to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
    R. Calogero, Università degli Studi di Torino.
  • h. 16.15 Alternative splicing prediction and identification of cancer specific isoforms.
    A. Anselmo, Università degli Studi di Milano.
  • h. 16.30 Portrait of a human breast cancer transcriptome by 454 deep sequencing.
    A. Guffanti, Institute for Biomedical Technologies, CNR.
  • h. 16.45 Invited lecture.
    When a protein is a protein - Emerging functional and structural features from protein sequence analysis to validate putative proteins predicted by alternative splicing (abstract).
    Rita Casadio, Università degli Studi di Bologna.
  • h. 17.30 Invited lecture.
    The rice genome as a model for gene expression studies in plants - Molecular analysis of rice defence responses to blast infection (abstract).
    Pamela Abbruscato, Parco Tecnologico Padano.


  • h. 18.15 Conclusion.