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High Performance & Scientific Computing

-omics Symposium August 12, 2021



At the request of the UTK Office of Research, the OIT High Performance and Scientific Computing (HPSC) will be hosting an “-omics Symposium” via Zoom on August 12, 2021. This symposium’s goal is to bring together and engage the University of Tennessee research community of any discipline that use high-throughput computing, high performance computing, and/or data science for research in genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics, informatics, bioinformatics, biocomputing, and other related fields. The Symposium will bring together this University of Tennessee research community with presentations from researchers in the fields and provide an opportunity for community discussions regarding resource and support needs and recommendations. Also, information on currently available resources will be provided.

For some background and context, an interesting paper is the following:
Misra, Biswapriya B., Carl Langefeld, Michael Olivier, and Laura A. Cox. “Integrated omics: tools, advances and future approaches.” Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 62, no. 1 (2019): R21-R45.

No registration is required and each Zoom session will be limited to the first 300 people (if we get that many this will be a real success!)

Thursday, August 12 via Zoom: The beginning Zoom will be https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91991580938 (UT authentication required). To facilitate recording we will have multiple Zoom sessions. See all the Zoom session links below.

We will have a “Symposium Google document” that participants can see and edit. We will post it in the Zoom chat at the beginning of every session. This document will be for notes, comments, links, and feedback.

Agenda

All times Eastern Time Zone

Time Eastern Presentation/Session Title Presenter
10:00am
Eastern
Welcome
Session 1 recording
Victor Hazlewood, UTK OIT HPSC
10:05
Eastern
-omics Symposium Introduction
Session 1 recording
Joel Reeves, UTK AVC & CIO
10:30
Eastern
Reproducible analysis and privacy for genetics and genomic analysis
Session 2 recording
Pjotr Prins, UTHSC Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics
11:00
Eastern
The Pangenomic Era: Goals, Algorithms, and Computational Challenges
Session 2 recording
Erik Garrison, UTHSC, Genetics, Genomics & Informatics
11:30
Eastern
Sequence-based surveillance for improved agricultural, ecological and public health
Session 3 recording
Scott Emrich, UTK EECS
Noon Lunch break
1:00
Eastern

Analysis of quantitative reduced representation sequencing data for strain-level metagenomic profiling
Session 4 recording

Bode Olukolu, UTK, Entomology & Plant Pathology
1:30
Eastern
Artificial intelligence for equitable omics medicine and interactive causal inference
Session 4 recording
Yan Cui, UTHSC, Genetics, Genomics & Informatics
2:00
Eastern
Community Discussion: Quick Overview of UT HPSC Resources: ISAAC clusters. Are the HW & SW resources adequate? What is missing for omics research? Proposal support and investments info/discussion
Session 5 recording
Led by Victor Hazlewood, UTK OIT HPSC
2:30
Eastern
Metabolomics at UT
Session 6 recording
Shawn Campagna, UTK Chemistry
3:00
Eastern
Genomic approaches to characterize 3D chromosome structure and its function in health and disease
Session 6 recording
Rachel Patton McCord, UTK Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology
3:45
Eastern
Break
4:00
Eastern
Community Discussion: How to Support -omics research with Support Mechanisms, Training, and Services
Session 7 recording
Led by Xianfeng Ma, UTK OIT HPSC
4:30
Eastern
National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)
Session 8 recording
Charisse Madlock, UTHSC Health Informatics and Information Management
5:00
Eastern
UTIA Genomics Center
Session 8 recording
Jon Beever, UTIA Animal Science and Director UTIA Genomics Center
5:30
Eastern
Wrap Up: Community feedback Develop a Symposium results write up draft with Symposium action items and recommendations from discussions) 
Session 9 recording
Led by Victor Hazlewood, UTK OIT HPSC

Attendee list with email addresses and which session the person attended is here