Main Conference

"Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS2018)"

November 20, 2018

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 10:00 Welcome by Sören Auer and Maria-Esther Vidal

10:00 - 11:00 Invited Talk on "Matching Biomedical Ontologies for Semantic Data Integration."

Catia Pesquita (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00 Big Biomedical Data Integration and Management

"Do Scaling Algorithms Preserve Word2Vec Semantics? A Case Study for Medical Entities."
Janus Wawrzinek, José María González Pinto, Philipp Markiewka and Wolf-Tilo Balke.

"Combining semantic and lexical measures to evaluate medical terms similarity."
Silvio Cardoso, Marcos Da Silveira, Ying-Chi Lin, Victor Christen, Erhard Rahm, Chantal Reynaud and Cédric Pruski.

"Construction and Visualization of Dynamic Biological Networks: Benchmarking the Neo4J Graph Database."
Lena Wiese, Chimi Wangmo, Lukas Steuernagel, Armin O. Schmitt and Mehmet Gültas.

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 Data Exploration in the Life Sciences

"Towards research infrastructures that curate scientific information: A use case in life sciences."
Markus Stocker, Manuel Prinz, Fatemeh Rostami and Tibor Kempf.

"Converting Alzheimer’s disease map into a heavyweight ontology: a formal network to integrate data."
Vincent Henry, Ivan Moszer, Olivier Dameron, Marie-Claude Potier, Martin Hofmann-Apitius and Olivier Colliot.

"Interactive Visualization for large-scale multi-factorial Research Designs."
Andreas Friedrich, Luis de la Garza, Oliver Kohlbacher and Sven Nahnsen.

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Poster and Demos


"Data Integration for Supporting Biomedical Knowledge Graph Creation at Large-Scale."
Samaneh Jozashoori, Tatiana Novikova and Maria-Esther Vidal.

"Knowledge Graph Completion to Predict Polypharmacy Side Effects."
Brandon Malone, Alberto Garcia-Duran and Mathias Niepert.

"A Knowledge-driven Pipeline for Transforming Big Data into Actionable Knowledge."
Maria-Esther Vidal, Kemele M. Endris, Samaneh Jozashoori and Guillermo Palma.    


"FedSDM: Semantic Data Manager for Federations of RDF Datasets."
Kemele M. Endris, Maria-Esther Vidal and Sören Auer.

"User-Driven Development of a Novel Innovative Molecular Tumor Board Support Tool."
Marc Halfmann, Holger Stenzhorn, Peter Gerjets, Oliver Kohlbacher and Uwe Oestermeier. 

"Using Semantic Programming for developing a Web Content Management System for semantic Phenotype Data."
Lars Vogt, Roman Baum, Köhler Christian, Meid Sandra, Quast Björn and Peter Grobe.

"DISBi: A flexible framework for integrating systems biology data."
Rüdiger Busche, Henning Dannheim and Dietmar Schomburg.

19:00 - 22:00 Social Dinner at Ständige Vertretung

November 21, 2018

09:00 - 09:30 Registration and Welcome

09:30 - 10:30 Invited Talk on "The de.NBI network – a Bioinformatics Infrastructure in Germany for Handling Big Data in Life Sciences.”

Alfred Pühler (Bielefeld University, Germany)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 Biomedical Data Analytics

"Using Machine Learning to Distinguish Infected from Non-Infected Subjects at an Early Stage Based on Viral Inoculation."
Ghanshyam Verma, Alokkumar Jha, Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann and Michael G. Madden.

"Automated Coding of Medical Diagnostics from Free-Text: the Role of Parameters Optimization and Imbalanced Classes."
Luiz Virginio and Júlio César Dos Reis.

"A learning-based approach to combine medical annotation results."
Victor Christen, Ying-Chi Lin, Anika Groß, Silvio Domingos Cardoso, Cédric Pruski, Marcos Da Siveira and Erhard Rahm.

"The Hannover Medical School Enterprise Clinical Research Data Warehouse: 5 years of experience." Svetlana Gerbel, Hans Laser, Norman Schönfeld and Tobias Rassman.


13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 Big Biomedical Applications

"Lung Cancer Concept Annotation from Spanish Clinical Narratives."
Marjan Najafabadipour, Juan Manuel Tuñas, Alejandro Rodriguez and Ernestina Menasalvas.

"Leaving no stone unturned: Using machine learning based approaches for information extraction from full texts of a research data warehouse."
Johanna Fiebeck, Hans Laser and Svetlana Gerbel.

"Linked Data based Multi-Omics Integration and Visualization for Cancer Decision Networks."
Alokkumar Jha, Yasar Khan, Qaiser Mehmood, Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann and Ratnesh Sahay.

15:30 - 16:00 Closing Ceremony

16:00 - 17:30 City Tour



Leibniz University Hannover
Holzmarkt 4-6,
30159 Hannover, Germany