8:00 Welcome and Introductory Remarks

8:00 -8:10 Welcome speech

Prof. Van Vu, VinBDI Director

Lê Đức Hậu

8:10-8:30 Introduction of the 1000 Vietnamese Genome Project

Dr. Hau Le, Head of Bio-Medical Department, VinBDI

8:30 Key notes

8:30-9:00 Presentation: “Exploration of Molecular Recognition Processes”
Prof. Kenneth M.Merz Jr.
Director, Institute for Cyber Enabled Research (iCER), Joseph Zichis Chair in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, 578 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824-1322

Dr. Michael Winther

9:00-9:30 Presentation: “Algorithms and Informatics to Improve Pharmacogenomic Guidance for Drug Dosing”
Dr. Michael Winther
Associate Director, Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS).

9:30-10:00 Photo session and coffee break

Photo session and coffee break

10:00-12:30 Session 1: Pharmacogenomics and Computational Drug Discovery
Dr. Ly Le

Session Chair: Associate Professor, Dr. Ly Le, School of Biotechnology, International University, Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh city.

Prof. Haruki Nakamura

10:00-10:30 Presentation: “Computer-aided Drug Development: Beyond classical in-silico drug docking by data science and molecular simulation for drug discovery”
Prof. Haruki Nakamura
Professor Emeritus, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University 3-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, JAPAN;


10:30-11:00 Presentation: Computer Simulations of the Role of DNA Dynamics in Genetic Transactions and Viral Infection”
Prof. Ioan Andricioaei
University of California at Ivrine, USA


11:00 – 11:30 Presentation: Targeted NGS panel, PKseq as an effective tool to identify pharmacogenomic biomarkers”
Dr. Taisei Mushiroda
Laboratory Head Laboratory for Pharmacogenomics RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan

Prof. Wasun Chantratita

11:30 – 12:00 Presentation: Over 1,000 EGAT participants in GameChangingThailand genomes project”
Prof. Wasun Chantratita
Professor of Clinical Pathology, Head of Center for Medical Genomics (CMG) Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University, Bangkok Thailand

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch break

Lunch break

14:00 - 16:30 Session 2: OMICS data and Bioinformatics
Lê Đức Hậu

Session Chair: Associate Professor, Dr. Hau Le

Dr. Hau Le, Head of Bio-Medical Department, VinBDI

Prof. Michael Beer

14:00-14:30 Presentation: Using Machine Learning to Predict the Impact of Non-coding Genetic Variation and Enhancer-Promoter Interactions
Dr. Michael Beer
Department of Biomedical Engineering and McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine,Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA


14:30-15:00 Presentation: “Understanding cancer heterogeneity using multi-omics sequencing technologies and computational biology methods”
Dr. Huy Q. Dinh
La Jolla Institute for Immunology, La Jolla, California, USA.

Prof. Truyen Tran

15:00-15:30 Presentation: Deep learning for genomics: Present and Future
Dr. Truyen Tran
Associate Professor at Deakin University, Australia


15:30-16:00 Presentation: A novel method for omics integration and cancer subtyping”
Dr. Tin C. Nguyen
Assistant Professor of Computer Science University of Neveda, Reno, USA

Nam Vo

16:00-16:30 Presentation: “Predicting Response to Immunotherapy: Big Data and Machine Learning Approaches”
Dr. Nam S. Vo
The NCI’s Genomic Data Commons Center for Translational Data Science, the University of Chicago, USA

14:00 -16:30 : SESSION 3: Human Genome and Genetics

14:00-14:30: Presentation: Genetic analysis for Mendelian disorders with new technologies”
Dr. Noriko Miyake
Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine


1430-150: Presentation: “Understanding cancer evolution, treatment resistance, and metastasis via whole genome sequencing and analysis
Dr. Ha X. Dang
Washington University School of Medicine

Dr.Tran Van Khanh

15:00-15:30 Presentation: “Clinical application of Big Genomic Data: Diagnosis and Study of Rare Congenital Disorder”
Dr. Khanh V. Tran
Head of Department of Molecular Pathology, Faculty of Medical Technology Vice Director of the Center for Gene and Protein Research, Hanoi Medical University

Dr. Vinh Le

15:30-16:00 Presentation: Toward building Vietnamese genetic variation databases”
Dr. Vinh Sy Le
UET, Vietnam National University (VNU) Faculty of Information Technology (FIT)


16:00-16:30 Presentation: An Iterative Multi-Pronged Sequencing Strategy Identifies Many Novel and Candidate Disease Alleles for Orphan Disease Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy”
Dr. Peter Meinke
Friedrich Baur Institute, Department of Neurology, University Hospital, LMU Munich, German


Networking activity in Halong Bay (optional), Quang Ninh province, Vietnam