8:30 AM –  8:45 AM

Welcome Message

Bryan Wolf, MD, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Jason, Moore, PhD

University of Pennsylvania, Director, Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Keynote Presentation #1

Xiaole (Shirley) Liu, PhD

Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center

Modeling Protein Degradation in Cancer

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM


Peter Kharchenko, PhD

Harvard University, Boston, MA

Comparative Analysis of Disease-oriented Single-cell Transcriptional Dataset Collections

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM 


Yun Li, PhD

UNC Billings School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC

Gene-Mapping in the Post GWAS Age

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM                                                             


Keynote Presentation #2

Sohrab Shah, PhD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Single Cell Whole Genome Sequencing for Studying Cancer Evolution

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM


Itai Yanai PhD

NYU Langone Health

Cancer Cell States and Their Interactions with the Tumor Environment

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM


Samantha Morris, PhD

Washington University in St. Louis

New Single-cell Technologies to Investigate and Treat Intestinal Failure

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM


Benedict Paten, PhD

University of California, Santa Cruz

Human Pangenomics

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM


Golnaz Vahedi, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Genetic Variations in Type I Diabetes Reconfigures the 3D Chromatin Organization of T Cells

3:45 PM


Closing Remarks

Wanding Zhou, PhD

Conference Chair

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia