01 July 
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome
09:45 - 10:30 Pedro Beltrao Preparata Lecture - Invited Speaker Disease and functional relevance of human protein phosphorylation
Systems Biology
chair(s) Giancarlo Mauri
10:30 Serena Dotolo Molecular mechanisms involved in oncological diseases investigated by a new multiple network-based bioinformatics pipeline
10:45 Federica Conte The New Paradigm of Network Medicine to Analyze Breast Cancer Phenotypes
11:00 Bruno Giovanni Galuzzi Single-Cell reaction expression analysis as a bridge between transcriptomics and fluxomics
11:15 - 11:45 Break with Poster Session Poster Sessions page
11:45 - 12:30 Annalisa Marsico invited speaker Machine learning models of post-transcriptional regulation of RNAs
Gene regulation, transcriptomics and epigenomics
chair(s) Roberta Bosotti
12:30 Dario Righelli SpatialExperiment: infrastructure for spatially resolved transcriptomics data in R using Bioconductor
12:45 Gerardo Pepe Variation in the co-expression profile highlights the loss of miRNA-mRNA regulation in several cancers
13:00 Giovanni Motterle Stardust: spatial tranScripTomics data analysis through space awARe modularity optimization baseD clUSTering.
13:15 Silvia Cascianelli Investigating transcript isoform RNA-seq data and machine learning techniques for breast cancer subtyping
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
Algorithms for Bioinformatics and Biological Networks
chair(s) Francesca Cordero
14:30 Manuel Tognon GRAFIMO: variant and haplotype aware motif scanning on pangenome graphs
14:45 Vincenzo Bonnici A methodology for capturing pangenomic content among incomplete genomes
15:00 Giulia Pais ISAnalytics: a new bioinformatic R package for integrated analysis of viral integration sites in gene therapy applications
15:15 Matteo Comin Indexing K-mers in Linear Space with Application to SNP Detection
15:30 - 16:00 Break with Poster Session Poster Sessions page
16:00 Assemblea soci BITS
02 July 
09:00 - 09:45 Alex Graudenzi Invited Speaker Characterizing the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and the generation of genomic variants from sequencing data of viral samples
Bioinformatics challenges in the SARS-Cov-2/COVID-19 pandemic
chair(s) Flavio Licciulli
09:45 Arianna Consiglio CoV-ncRNASig - A tool for the prediction of ncRNA signatures in Coronavirus infection
10:00 Luana Licata A Resource for the Network Representation of Cell Perturbations Caused by SARS-CoV-2 Infection.
10:15 - 10:30 Marco Carraro Invited Speaker COVID-19 Data Portal Italy
10:30 - 11:15 Jacques van Helden Invited Speaker Investigating the origins of SARS-CoV-2 in coronavirus sequences
11:15 - 11:45 Break with Poster Session Poster Sessions page
Multiomics and Single Cell Analysis
chair(s) Luciano Milanesi
11:45 Luca Alessandrì Sparsely Connected Autoencoders (SCA) as multi-purpose tool for single-cell RNAseq data mining.
12:00 Giacomo Baruzzo scSeqComm: a bioinformatic tool to identify, quantify and characterize cellular communication from single cell RNA sequencing data
12:15 Giulio Caravagna Genotyping Copy Number Alterations from single-cell RNA sequencing
12:30 Valentina Nale Copy Number Variation inference from single-cell expression data with the R package scMuffin.
12:45 Giulio Ferrero An integrated analysis on stool microRNA and microbial content in subjects with different dietary regimes
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
chair(s) Andreas Zanzoni
14:00 Aurora Savino Gene co-expression networks identify mediators of inter-tissue interactions
14:15 Aldo Sergi A novel computational framework for the identification of the TD-plus phenotype in high grade serous ovarian cancer
14:30 Melania D'Angiolo A yeast living ancestor reveals the origin of genomic introgressions
14:45 - 15:15 Break with Poster Session Poster Sessions page
Protein structure and function
chair(s) Anna Marabotti - UNISA and Dr. Rocco Caliandro - AIC-BMM
15:15 Giulia Babbi A large-scale analysis of human protein missense variations collected from HUMSAVAR and ClinVar
15:30 Bernardina Scafuri Performances evaluation of selected web tools predicting changes in protein stability
15:45 Matteo Uggeri Computational evaluation of the synergic effect of a small molecule on Lumacaftor F508del-CFTR rescue ability
16:00 - 16:45 José Duarte Invited Speaker The PDB at 50: a history of structural bioinformatics
16:45 - 17:00 Break
17:00 - 18:00 Teaching and training session: a syllabus for Bioinformatics Chairs: Anna Marabotti and Roberto Marangoni
Speakers: Allegra Via and Domenica D’Elia
18:00 Conclusions and farewell