Program BioVis@ISMB

BioVis@ISMB 2017 has now concluded

Check back next year for more opportunities to participate in BioVis@ISMB. We also have a workshop being held in conjunction with IEEE VIS, BioVis@VIS, that will take place in October 2017.

All accepted papers are accessible via BMC Bioinformatics

BioVis@ISMB 2017 Program

July 24, 2017


BioVis will take place in Hall 4 at the Prague Congress Centre
The symposium will be a one-day single-track event at ISMB. The event will feature keynote and invited talks, paper sessions, highlight talks, and posters/demos. Please see the call for participation for definitions of the different of submission types and the reviewing process.

A full list of accepted papers is available here.

10:00 - 10:15
BioVis Welcome
Jan and Marc

10:15 - 12:30
Networks and Spatial Data
Session Chair: Michel Westenberg
(* indicates presenting author)
10:15 - 11:00
Visual analytics for spatial transcriptomics: from single cell to tissue and back
Speaker: Boudewijn Lelieveld, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
11:00 - 11:20
[PAPER] Reconstruction and visualization of large-scale volumetric models of neocortical circuits for physically-plausible in silico optical studies
Authors: Marwan Abdellah*, Juan Hernando, Nicolas Antille, Stefan Eilemann, Henry Markram, Felix Schurmann
11:20 - 11:40
[HIGHLIGHT] BrainScope: interactive visual exploration of the spatial and temporal human brain transcriptome
Authors: Sjoerd M. H. Huisman*Baldur Lew, Ahmed Mahfouz, Nicola Pezzotti, Thomas Hsllt, Lieke Michielsen, Anna Vilanova, Marcel Reinders and Boudewijn P.F. Lelieveldt
11:40 - 12:00
[HIGHLIGHT] AnimoAminoMiner: Exploration of Protein Tunnels and their Properties in Molecular Dynamics
Authors: Jan Byska*, Mathieu Le Muzic, M. Eduard Groller, Ivan Viola and Barbora Kozlikova
12:00 - 12:20
[PAPER] CellNetVis: a web tool for visualization of biological networks using force-directed layout constrained by cellular components
Authors: Henry Heberle*, Marcelo Falsarella Carazzolle, Guilherme Pimentel Telles, Gabriela Vaz Meirelles and Rosane Minghim
12:20 - 12:25
[POSTER] Rondo: Interactive visual exploration of genome spatial connectivity
Authors: Benedetta Frida Baldi*, Kenny Sabir, Sean O'Donoghue
12:25 - 12:30
[POSTER] Visualization and creation of biochemical networks with Escher
Authors: Zachary A King, James T Yurkovich, Andreas Drager*, Ali Ebrahim, Nikolaus Sonnenschein ,Nathan E. Lewis, Bernhard O. Palsson

14:00 - 16:00
Mutations and Next Generation Sequencing
Session Chair: Kay Nieselt
(* indicates presenting author)
14:00 - 14:45
Just a tool, or a science? The role of visualization in biology
Speaker: Miriah Meyer , University of Utah, USA
14:45 - 15:05
[PAPER] Vermont: multi perspective visual interactive platform for mutational analysis
Authors: Alexandre Fassio*, Pedro Martins, Samuel Guimaraes, Socrates Araujo Junior, Vagner Ribeiro, Raquel de Melo-Minardi and Sabrina Silveira
15:05 - 15:25
[HIGHLIGHT] MUTAFRAME - A Data Visualization Platform for Mutation Effect Prediction
Authors: Ibrahim Tanyalcin*, Julien Ferte, Daniele Raimondi, Gabriele Oranlando, Andrea Gazzo, Tom Lenaerts, Marianne Rooman and Wim Vranken
15:25 - 15:45
[HIGHLIGHT] RPAN: Rice Pan-genome Browser for ~3,000 Rice Genomes
Authors: Chaochun Wei*, Chen Sun, Zhiqiang Hu, Tianqing Zheng, Kuangchen Lu, Yue Zhao, Wensheng Wang, Jianxin Shi, Dabing Zhang, Jinyuan Lu and Zhikang Li
15:45 - 15:50
[POSTER] Systems-Level Interactive Data Exploration (SLIDE): user-driven visualization of large-scale omics data on a web browser with flexible customized graphics
Authors: Soumita Ghosh* Abhik Datta, Hyungwon Choi
15:50 - 15:55
[POSTER] Interactive pangenome visualization using variant graphs
Authors: Simon Heumos, Bjorn Geigle, Theodore R Gibbons*, Jorg Hagmann, Sebastian J Schultheiss, Verana JW Schunemann, Daniel Huson

16:30 - 17:40
Machine Learning and Medicine
Session Chair: Nils Gehlenborg
(* indicates presenting author)
16:30 - 16:50
[PAPER] Bayesian Unidimensional Scaling for visualizing uncertainty in high dimensional datasets with latent ordering of observations
Authors: Lan Huong Nguyen* and Susan Holmes
16:50 - 17:10
[PAPER] MediSyn: Uncertainty-aware Visualization of Multiple Biomedical Datasets to Support Drug Treatment Selection
Authors: Chen He*, Luana Micallef, Zia-Ur-Rehman Tanoli, Samuel Kaski, Tero Aittokallio and Giulio Jacucci
17:10 - 17:30
[PAPER] C-State: An interactive web app for simultaneous multi-gene visualization and comparative epigenetic pattern search
Authors: Divya Tej Sowpati*, Surabhi Srivastava, Jyotsna Dhawan and Rakesh Mishra
17:30 - 17:35
[POSTER] Overcoming the visualization challenges of pE-MAP results
Authors: John H Morris* and Stefan Bohn
17:35 - 17:40
[POSTER] Extending R gplots Venn diagrams with polyominoes for 6 and 7 dimensions and an unconstrained graph representation
Authors: Sarah O Fisher*, Georg Fuellen, Steffen Moller

17:40 - 18:00
Closing Remarks
Jan and Marc

18:00 - 19:00
Poster Session