Agenda

08:00Continental Breakfast & Check-In
09:00Opening Remarks
S. Alexander Szalay, PhD, Director of IDIES, Professor of Astrophysics & Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
09:15Keynote Speaker
How much cancer can we cure with the immune system?
Drew Pardoll, MD, PhD, Ableoff Professor of Oncology, Director, Cancer Immunology, Director, Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
10:05Using Causal Inference to Make Sense of Messy Data
Ilya Shpitser, PhD, John C. Malone Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
10:25Seed Fund Update
In pursuit of DNA and RNA Amalgamations
Sarah J. Wheelan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
10:45Coffee Break
11:00Data Subject to Restrictions at MARCC
Jaime E. Combariza, PhD, Associate Research Professor, Department of Chemistry, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University; Director, Maryland Advanced Research Computing Center (MARCC)
11:20Seed Fund Update
Scalable Framework for Statistical Inference on Big Multimodal Data via Sketching and Concentration
Vladimir Braverman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
11:40Poster Madness: 1 slide and 1 minute to Pitch your Poster
12:00Lunch & Poster Session – Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health – E2030
13:20Seed Fund Update
Towards the Johns Hopkins Ocean Circulation Database: Method Development and Prototype
Thomas Haine, PhD, Morton K. Blaustein Chair and Professor of the Earth & Planetary Sciences Department, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
13:40Seed Fund Update
Metabolic Compass: A Mobile Health Platform for Understanding the Impact of Circadian Sleeping, Eating and Exercise Behaviors on Metabolic Syndrome, and Obesity
Jeanne Clark, MD, MPH1 and Yanif Ahman, PhD2, [1] Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University; [2] Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
14:00Optimization Challenges for Cost-Sensitive Model Prediction with Applications in Healthcare
Daniel P. Robinson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
14:20SciServer Compute: Bringing Analysis Close to the Data
Mike Rippin, PhD, Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, Johns Hopkins University
14:40Break
14:55Keynote Speaker
Analyzing Big Data from Big Brains
Terrence Sejnowski, PhD, Francis Crick Professor, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
15:45The ‘Sixth’ Factor — Social Media Factor Derived Directly from Tweet Sentiments
Jim Kyung-Soo Liew, PhD, Assistant Professor in Finance, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University
16:05Navigating tens of thousands of RNA-seq datasets with recount, SciServer and Jupyter
Ben Langmead, Department of Computer Science, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
16:25Closing Remarks by S. Alexander Szalay, Director of IDIES
16:30Cocktail Reception – Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health – E2030

Poster Session

Poster #1: An Oncospace Risk Prediction Model for Head and Neck Radiation Toxicities: Novel Insights to Reduce the Risk of Head and Neck Radiation-Induced Xerostomia

Xuan Hui, Harry Quon, Scott P. Robertson, Zhi Cheng, Joseph A. Moore, Michael R. Bowers, Brandi R. Page, Ana P. Kiess, Minoru Nakatsugawa, Seyoun Park, Junghoon Lee, Todd R. McNutt, Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Poster #2: Analysis of Lagrangian stretching in turbulent channel flow using a task-parallel particle tracking algorithm in the Johns Hopkins Turbulence Databases

Perry L. Johnson1, Stephen H. Hamilton2, Randal Burns2, Charles Meneveau1, [1] Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, [2] Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

Poster #3: Citizen Social Science

Daniel Darg1, Alex, Szalay1, 2, M. Jordan Raddick1, [1] Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Johns Hopkins University; [2] Department of Computer Science, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Poster #4: Data-driven Quality Improvement: The Case of Precise Blood Pressure Measurement

Nikita Stempniewicz1, 2, Elizabeth Ciemins2, Cindy Shekailo2, and John Cuddeback2 , [1] Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, [2] AMGA Analytics

Poster #5: Decision Tree Model to Predict Weight Loss Following Radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Zhi Cheng MD, MPH1, Minoru Nakatsugawa PhD1, 2, Chen Hu PhD3, Ana P. Kiess MD, PhD1, Scott P. Robertson PhD1, Joseph A. Moore PhD1, Michael R. Bowers BS1, Xuan Hui MD, MS1, Brandi R.Page MD1, Laura Burns BSN1, Mariah MuseBSN1, Amanda Choflet MS, RN, OCN 1, Kousuke Sakaue4, Shinya Sugiyama4, Kazuki Utsunomiya4, John W. Wong PhD1 , Todd R. McNutt PhD1, and Harry Quon MD, MS1, [1] Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, [2] Toshiba America Research, Inc., Baltimore, MD, [3] Oncology Center – Biostatistics/Bioinformatics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, [4] Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Otawara, Japan

Poster #6: SciServer Compute Bringing Analysis Close to the Data

Jai-Won Kim*, Gerard Lemson, Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Poster #7: StereoGene: Rapid Estimation of Genomewide Correlation of Continuous or Interval Feature Data

Elena D. Stavrovskaya 1,2, Alexander V. Favorov*3,4,5, Tejasvi Niranjan6, Sarah J. Wheelan6 and Andrey Mironov 1,2, [1] Dept. of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, [2] Institute for Information Transmission Problems, RAS, Moscow, Russia, [3] Department of Oncology, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, [4] Laboratory of Systems Biology and Computational Genetics, Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, RAS, Moscow, Russia, [5] Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Research Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, Moscow, Russia, [6] Department of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Poster #8: Teaser: comprehensive read mapper benchmarking in 20 minutes for genomes, transcriptomes, methylomes and metagenomes

Moritz G. Smolka1, Florian Breitwieser2, Steven L. Salzberg2, 3, 4, Arndt von Haeseler1, Michael C. Schatz3, Fritz J. Sedlazeck3, [1] Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Vienna, Vienna, Austria; [2] Center for Computational Biology, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University; [3] Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University; [4] Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland USA

Poster #9: Video Representation: More than Feature Mean

Xiang Xiang, Department of Computer Science, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University