Main Conference

"Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS2018)"

November 20, 2018

09:00 - 10:00 Registration and Welcome

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

Catia Pesquita (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

11:00 - 12:30 Big Biomedical Data Integration and Management

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

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

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

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

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

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

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

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

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Poster and Demos


Samaneh Jozashoori, Tatiana Novikova and Maria-Esther Vidal:
"A Knowledge-driven Pipeline from Transforming Big Data into Actionable Knowledg"

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

Guillermo Palma and Maria Esther Vidal:
"Discovering Samples of Entities in a Knowledge Graph"

Maria-Esther Vidal, Kemele M. Endris, Samaneh Jozashoori and Guillermo Palma:
"Data Integration for Supporting Biomedical Knowledge Graph Creation at Large-Scale"


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

Marc Halfmann, Holger Stenzhorn, Peter Gerjets, Oliver Kohlbacher and Uwe Oestermeier:
"User-Driven Development of an Innovative Tool to Support Molecular Tumor Boards"

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

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

19:00 - 22:00 Social Dinner

November 21, 2018

09:00 - 10:00 Registration and Welcome

10:00 - 11:00 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 - 12:30 Biomedical Data Analytics

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

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

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

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 Big Biomedical Applications

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

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

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

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

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 City Tour



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