Sessions on Life Sciences

Reference PASC Community

Contributed Talks Sessions

CTS02 Life Sciences

Chair: Maria Grazia Giuffreda (CSCS / ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

Contributed Talks

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

HG E22

10:30 - 10:50 Off-Limits Modeling for Biological Systems, Valery Weber (IBM Research, Switzerland) Abstract
10:50 - 11:10 Modelling and Simulation of Branching Morphogenesis, Roberto Croce (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
11:10 - 11:30 Experiment-Based Simulations of Interacting Swimmers, Siddhartha Verma (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract


MS04 Fluid-Structure Interaction in the Cardiovascular System (Abstract)

Organiser: Dominik Obrist (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Co-organiser: Simone Deparis (EPFL, Switzerland)
Field(s): Life Science


Monday, June 1, 2015

HG E21

13:00 - 13:30 Numerical Modeling of the Fluid Dynamics in the Heart, Simone Deparis (EPFL, Switzerland) Abstract
13:30 - 14:00 Coupling in Vivo Human Mitral Valve to the Left Ventricle, Hao Gao (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom) Abstract
14:00 - 14:30 Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations of Heart Valves on Parallel Computing Clusters, Iman Borazjani (University at Buffalo SUNY, USA) Abstract
14:30 - 15:00 HPC Framework for Aortic Valve Simulation with Hybrid Discretization for Fluid and Soft Tissue, Dominik Obrist (University of Bern, Switzerland) Abstract

MS05 HPC in Systems Biology (Abstract)

Organiser: Manuel Peitsch (Philip Morris Int. & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland)
Field(s): Life Science


Monday, June 1, 2015

HG E1.2

13:00 - 13:30 From Genomes to Systems Biology, Ioannis Xenarios (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland) Abstract
13:30 - 14:00 Big Data in Life Science: Harnessing Supercomputing to Make Big Data Accessible and Actionable, Matthias Reumann (IBM Research, Switzerland) Abstract
14:00 - 14:30 Building Computable Biological Network Models and their Application to Product Risk Assessment, Alain Sewer (Philip Morris International R&D, Switzerland) Abstract
14:30 - 15:00 Towards Computing Aerosol Flow and Exposure for In-Vitro Research Purposes, Arkadiusz Kuczaj (Philip Morris Int. & University Twente, Switzerland/Netherlands) Abstract

MS12 Bayesian Life Science Models (Abstract)

Organiser: Linda Dib (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Co-organiser: Xavier Meyer (University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland; University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Field(s): Computer Science & Mathematics, Life Science


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

HG E21

10:30 - 11:00 Bayesian Model for Decoding Organizational Principles of the Brain Anatomy, Lester Melie-Garcia (Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, Switzerland) Abstract
11:00 - 11:30 Efficient Approaches to Model Evolution in Computational Biology, Nicolas Salamin (University of Lausanne, Switzerland) Abstract
11:30 - 12:00 Bayesian Model in Medical Sciences, Linda Dib (University of Lausanne, Switzerland) Abstract
12:00 - 12:30 A Bayesian MCMC Method to Estimate Selection Coefficients from Mutagenesis Experiments: Insights in to Adaptation, Claudia Bank (EPFL, Switzerland) Abstract

MS17 Big Data Analytics in Science (Abstract)

Organiser: Costas Bekas (IBM Research, Switzerland)
Field(s): Chemistry & Materials, Climate & Weather, Computer Science & Mathematics, Emerging Domains, Life Science, Physics


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

HG F30

10:30 - 11:00 The ADES Model for Computational Science, Nicola Marzari (EPFL, Switzerland) Abstract
11:00 - 11:30 Data Management in Climate Science - Cost-Benefit Considerations at DKRZ, Thomas Ludwig (DKRZ, Germany) Abstract
11:30 - 12:00 Big & Smart, High Energy Data, Jean-Roch Vlimant (California Institut of Technology, USA) Abstract
12:00 - 12:30 The Human Brain Project, Sean Hill (EPFL, Switzerland) Abstract
13:30 - 14:00 Scientific Big Data Analytics at the John von Neumann-Institute for Computing (NIC), Thomas Lippert (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany) Abstract
14:00 - 14:30 Big Data Based Materials Discovery, Peter W. J. Staar (IBM Research, Switzerland) Abstract
14:30 - 15:00 Communication Efficient Distributed Training of Machine Learning Models, Martin Jaggi (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
15:00 - 15:30 Hierarchical Bayesian Models on HPC Platforms, Panagiotis Hadjidoukas (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract

Poster Session

Posters in Life Sciences

Monday, June 1, 2015

17:30 - 20:00

LS-01 A Parallel Block Preconditioner for Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems in Hemodynamics, Davide Forti (EPFL, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-02 Agent-based Modeling of Hunter-gatherer Populations, Natalie Tkachenko (University of Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-03 Backbone Hydration Determines the Folding Signature of Amino Acid Residues, Olivier Bignucolo (University of Basel, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-04 FEM/FD Immersed Boundary FSI Simulations, Barna Becsek (Universiy of Bern, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-05 HPC-ABGEM: Simulating Population Dynamics and Genetics of the Worldwide Human Dispersal, Simone Callegari (University of Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-06 Image-Based Computation of in Vivo Bone Loading History in Patients, Patrik Christen (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-07 Investigation of the Effect of Ca2+ binding on Tissue Transglutaminase, Lukas Braun (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-08 Needle in a Bloody Haystack, Diego Rossinelli (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-09 Novel Semi-Implicit Approach and Platform for Personalized Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling, Frederico Teixeira (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-10 Standardization of Efficient Genomic Data Representation and Processing, Daniel Zerzion (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-11 Structural Insights into Phosphoinositide 3-kinase Alpha (PI3Ks) Regulation using Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Ilias Patmanidis (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Abstract
LS-12 Tumor Induced Brain Deformations, Jana Lipkova (Technische Universität München, Germany) Abstract
LS-13 Optimal Deployment of Multiscale Applications on a HPC Infrastructure, Bastien Chopard (Universiy of Geneva, Switzerland) Abstract