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CCBI/C2D3 Annual Computational Biology Symposium 2022

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 9.45am to 5.15pm
Location: Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA (and online)

You are invited to the CCBI/C2D3 Annual Computational Biology Symposium 2022!


We are offering both in-person and online attendance. Places are very limited for in-person attendance, please only register for in person if you intend to attend for the whole day.

In-person registration is now closed.

Online registration here


09.45-10.15 Registration and arrival refreshments

10.15-10.20 Opening with Gos Micklem (Genetics / Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics)

Session 1 - Chair: Hannah Earley (Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics)

  • 10.20-11.00 Bianca Dumitrascu From multimodality to mechanism in genomics (Computer Science and Technology)
  • 11.00-11.40 Kiran Patil Towards predicting evolution using first-principle models (MRC Toxicology)
  • 11.40-12.20 Mihaela van der Schaar Using ML to discover the underlying models of medicine (Zoom) (Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics)

12.20-13.00 Lunch

Session 2 - Chair: Anna Protasio (Pathology)

  • 13.00 - 14.00 Keynote: Serena Nik-Zainal Mutational signatures in human cells (Medical Genetics)
  • 14.00 - 14.20 Fu Xiang Quah Towards a pangenome view of the east African cichlid fish radiations (MGM PhD programme)
  • 14.20 - 14.40 Marilou Bodde Investigating Anopheles species diversity using targeted sequences (MGM PhD programme)
  • 14.40 - 15.00 Yo Yehudi Building open communities and empowering your contributors with open principles (Zoom) (Open Life Science)

15.00-15.20 Break with refreshments

Session 3 - Chair: Shamith Samarajiwa

  • 15.20 - 16.00 Renske Vroomans The evolutionary dynamics shaping multicellular development (Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU))
  • 16.00 - 16.40 Mike Boemo Mapping DNA Replication Stress with Nanopore Sequencing and Deep Learning (Pathology)

16.40-17.15 Drinks reception

Organised by C2D3 Computational Biology (formerly the CCBI)

Social Media

Speaker's Twitter handles

Hannah Earley (Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) - @sourtin_

Kiran Patil (MRC Toxicology) - @kiran_r_patil

Serena Nik-Zainal (Medical Genetics) - @SerenaNikZainal

Yo Yehudi (Open Life Science) - @yoyehudi

Renske Vroomans (Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU)) - @RenskeVroomans

COVID safety

We will be occupying the lecture theatre at reduced capacity. Guidance for your visit:

  • Take a lateral flow test before arriving, if you have access to one
  • Mask wearing is encouraged throughout the venue, in the lecture theatre, and when approaching buffet or drinks stations.
  • Take advantage of the front lawn during breaks



Read more about C2D3 Computational Biology here