29 October 2021
BioQuant - Heidelberg University
Europe/Berlin timezone

Scientific Program

ELLIS Life Annual Symposium 2021

“Using AI to accelerate Life Science Research”

When: 29.10.2021, 12:30 - 17:30 CEST
Where: hybrid format
In-person: BioQuant, Im Neuenheimer Feld 267, 69120 Heidelberg
Remote: Zoom webinar (distributed upon registration)


12:15 - 12:45 Arrival & registration (for on-site participants)

12:45 - 13:00 Welcome & introduction to ELLIS Life Heidelberg by Oliver Stegle

13:00 - 13:45 Keynote talk by Max Welling, University of Amsterdam
GNNs that learn to solve PDEs
Chairperson: Lena Maier-Hein

13:45 - 14:05 Invited talk by Moritz Gerstung, DKFZ Heidelberg
Genomic reconstruction of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in England
Chairperson: Julio Saez-Rodriguez

14:05 - 14:25 Invited talk by Maria Zimmermann-Kogadeeva, EMBL Heidelberg
Exploring microbiome-host interactions through multiomics integration and modelling
Chairperson: Julio Saez-Rodriguez

14:25 - 14:45 Invited talk by Sandy Engelhardt, Heidelberg University Hospital
Heterogeneous image data of rare congenital diseases - What can AI do?
Chairperson: Carsten Rother

14:45 - 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 15:50 Invited talk by Patrick Schwab, GlaxoSmithKline
Using AI to develop Medicines with a higher probability of success
Chairperson: Wolfgang Huber

15:50 - 16:30 Contributed talks by predocs and postdocs of ELLIS Life
1. Lynton Ardizzone, Heidelberg University
Invertible Neural Networks can make Deep Learning Trustworthy
2. Britta Velten, DKFZ Heidelberg
Integrating multi-modal data across omics technologies, time and space
3. Adrian Wolny, EMBL Heidelberg
Embedding-based Instance Segmentation with Limited Supervision
Chairperson: Anna Kreshuk (all contributed talks)

16:30 - 17:15 Keynote talk by Barbara Engelhardt, Princeton University
Contrastive and multigroup dimension reduction: Finding group-specific patterns in single-cell data
Chairperson: Oliver Stegle

17:15 - 17:30 Closing remarks by Oliver Stegle

Registration here

Organized by: ELLIS Unit Heidelberg