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ABLab Seminars
2018 XII ABLab Seminar

by Master Students Technical Chemistry Biotechnology and Bioanalytics TU Wien

Moderated by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irina Druzhinina

Winter Semester 2017/2018, January 09 - 10, 2018 14:00 - 18:30

Bioscience Seminar Room, Gumpendorferstrasse 1a, BH, A1060, Wien

The Program

January 09, 2018

14:00 Introduction

by Komal Chenthamara

14:30 New! Genomics of races, nations, and DNA for weapon

by Vladimir Berezhinskiy & Dominik Schendl

15:00 New! Genomics and skin color

by Laurenz Rabl & Barbara Schmid

15:30 revised! Are we Neandertals?

by Angelika Kabicher and Denise Schaffer

16:00 New! Genomes of the first farmers

by Isabella Cervenka  & Stefan Kirnbauer

16:30 New! Genomes of Minoans and Mycenaeans

by Viktor Sedlmayr & Lizaveta Sidarenka

17:00 New! Most popular genes in a human genome

by Regina Kutscha

17:30 HLA genes and bioinformatics of human mate preferences

by Stefan Kittler & Silvia Schobesberger

18:00 Test


January 10, 2018

14:00 New! CRISPR and anti-CRISPR in bacteria

by Sophia Steinbacher

14:30 Always new! CRISPR and human genome engineering

by Bernd Mitic and Georg Scherfler

15:00 New! Gene therapy, CRISPR technology and HIV cure

by Johanna Kreuter

15:30 Pharmacogenomics revised

by Mohamed Shamseldin

16:00 New! Single Cell Genomics and mutations in a human brain

by Julian Ebner & Lukas Rettenbacher

16:30 How do elephants avoid cancer?

by Niklas Baumann

17:00 Longevity and resistance to cancer of the naked mole rat

by Emman Al-Hashimi

17:30 Origin and early spread of HIV-1 in human populations

by Nikolaus Poremba & Max Winkler

18:00 Test

2017 XI ABLab Seminar

by Master Students Technical Chemistry Biotechnology and Bioanalytics TU Wien

moderated by Irina Druzhinina

Winter Semester 2016/2017, January 17 - 18, 2017 13:00 - 16:00

Bioscience Seminar Room, Gumpendorferstrasse 1a, BH, A1060, Wien

 

The Program

January 17, 2017

13.00 Genetic differences between humans and other great apes  by Viktoria Stagl

13:25 Activity of Denisovan genes in modern humans by Franciska Kovács

13:50 Humanization of yeast genes by Saliha Durak

14:15 Indispensable 2000 genes by H.Oya Akyildiz

14:40 HLA genes and bioinformatics of human mate preferences by Marco Prusa

15:05 Hidden treasures in 'Junk DNA' by Peter Flotz

15:30 new! The Tree of Life behind the phylogenetic forest by Daniel Koizar

15:55 written test

January 18, 2017

13.00 new! Darwinian theory for medicine by Christina Vollmer

13:25 new! Pharmacogenomics revised by Haderer Markus

13:50 Angelina Jolie's faulty gene by Lori Kregar

14:15 new! Longevity and resistance to cancer of the naked mole rat by Lisa Führer

14:40 new! How elephants avoid cancer? by Zsofia Molnar

15:05 Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis by Gerhard Krejcy

15:30 Origin and early spread of HIV-1 in human populations by Vladimir Gojic

2016 X ABLab seminar 2016: HUMAN GENOME

X ABLAb Seminar 2016

by Irina Druzhinina

HUMAN GENOME: WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT CAN BE CHANGED

TU Master Technical Chemistry Biotechnology and Bioanalytics

January 7 & 8, 2016, 10:00, Gumpendorferstrasse 1a, A1060 Vienna
BH, 1st Floor, Bioscience Seminar Room

Final program:

X ABLab Seminar 2016

 

Thursady, January 7th, 10:00 - 14:00

X ABLab Seminar January 2016 Part 1

10:00 - 10:20 Genetic differences between humans and other great apes

by Julia Matzl 

10:20 - 10:50 Activity of Denisovan genes in modern humans

by Daniel Waldschitz  and Stephanie Steinberger

10:50 - 11:10 Neandertal genome and metagenomic approach

by Alexander Pekarsky  

11:10 - 11:40 new! Indispensable 2000 genes

by Stefan Hauer and Leo Jakob

12:00 - 12:30 new! Humanization of yeast genes

by Lukas Fourtis  and Maria Pittnauer

12:30 - 13:00 always new! Human genome engineering

by Lukas Eidenberger  and Dominik Bogner

13:00 - 13:20 new! The DNA of a nation

by Alexander Pansy   

13:20 - 13:40 new! The Personal Genome Project and Genome Austria

by Anna Haydn   

Friday, January 8th, 10:00 - 14:00

X ABLab Seminar, January 8, 2016

10:00 - 10:30 HLA genes and bioinformatics of human mate preferences

by Robin Hoheneder  and Philipp Doppler

10:30 - 11:00 Hidden treasures in 'Junk DNA'

by Ali Civan Yagtu  and Agime Beqaj

11:00 - 11:30 new! "Gay gene", epigenetics and homosexualily puzzle

by Victor Lobanov  and Eva Sommer

11:30 - 12:00 Angelina Jolie's faulty gene

by Teresa Deckardt  and Jennifer Horejs

12:20 - 12:40 new! Gene duplication and evolution of human brain and color vision

by Clelia Sarnelli   

12:40 - 13:00 Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis

by Ana Forte   

13:00 - 13:30 Genomics of a Human Fetus

by Victoria Friesz  and Eva Bottka

 


 

The Human 2.0 - Genome Imperfection and the Garden of Eden | Giulio Superti-Furga | TEDxLinz

Giulio Superti-Furga, born in Milan 1962, is the scientific director of CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine.
He is the chair of the steering boards and responsible person for the project  “Genom Austria”

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2016 ABLab in Nanjing Agricultural University, China

The first ABLab in Nanjing Agricultural University (Nanjing, China) has been launched in May 2016.

首届应用生物信息学培训会
Irina Druzhinina博 士, 2016年5月

中国南京农业大学(ABLab)

The first ABLab in NAU (Nanjing, China) will take place on May 23 - 25, 2016 in the group of Dr. Jian Zhang in the Jiangsu Key Lab for Organic Waste Utilization and National Engineering Research Center for Organic-based Fertilizers lead by Professor Qirong Shen.

2015 IX ABLab seminar 2015: Chatting with the ancestors

IX ABLAb Seminar 2015 by Irina Druzhinina:

Chatting with the ancestors


TU Master Technical Chemistry Biotechnology and Bioanalytics


January 7 & 9, 2015, 12:00, Gumpendorferstrasse 1a, A1060 Vienna
BH, 1st Floor, Bioscience Seminar Room


Tentative Program

Session I: January 7th, 2015

1.    Updated! Ancient interbreeding revealed based of bits of archaic DNA admixture

by Petra Fröhlich

2.    Updated! Genetic differences between humans and other great apes

by Johanna Hausjell  

3.    New! Paleogenomics of ancestral Europeans

by Christoph Slouka  

4.    New! Epigenetics: Ancient DNA Holds Clues to Gene Activity in Extinct Humans

by Rudolf Bednar

5.    Updated! The Human Genome Project and the Personal Genome Project

by Jenny Koch

6.    Updated! How the multiregional admixture with archaic humans shaped modern human immune system

by Christina Löcker

7.    New! Bioinformatics of human mate preferences

by Alexander Hanzl

Session II: January 9th, 2015

8.    Updated! Genome engineering

by Max Baumgartner  

9.    Standard! Hidden treasures in 'Junk DNA'

by Maria Schneider  

10.    New! Angelina Jolie's faulty gene

by Manuela Frank  

11.    Standard! Human Microbiome Project

by Ian Ranson

12.    Standard! Man made life

by Lisa Karner

13.    Standard! Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis

by Maximilian Krippl  

14.    New! African rail ways helped the early spread of HIV-1 in human populations

by Karl Metzger

 

Image of Dr. irina Druzhinina transformed in phenotypes of ancestral hominids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 VIII ABLab seminar 2014: Bioinformatics for human health

 

 

BIOINFORMATICS FOR HUMAN HEALTH

organized and moderated by Dr. Irina Druzhinina

Part I: Monday, January 27th, 12:00 Bioscience Seminar Room

  • Genetic differences between humans and other great apes by Lukas Veiter
  • Neanderthal genome and metagenomic approach by Elisabeth Steinkogler
  • Ancient interbreeding revealed based of bits of archaic DNA admixture by Julia Moser
  • The Human Genome Project and the Personal Genome Project by Julian Schrattenecker
  • Hidden treasures in 'Junk DNA' by Julian Quehenberger
  • Bioinformatics of human mate preferences by Sabrina Pober
  • Genomis of a Human Fetus by Pierre Mossler
  • Angelina Jolie's faulty gene by Thiago Machado Mello De Sousa

Part II: Tuesday, January 28th, 12:00 Bioscience Seminar Room

  • Human Microbiome Project by Bernhard Seyer
  • We are what we eat: a genetic drift for sushi eaters by Peter Thurrold
  • Genome engineering by Tobias Thöni
  • Gene duplication and evoution of human color vision by Nadja Seidl
  • Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis by Thomas Hartmann
  • Decoding the common cold virus by Judith Frei
  • Viral evolution by Katharina Regnat
2013 VII ABLab seminar 2013: Bioinformatics in daily life

BIOINFORMATICS in daily life

download the program in pdf from here

January 18th, 12:00 - 18:00    

1.    Birth of Homo sapiens by Guenther Bonifert
4.    Do we evolve? by Melanie Grandits
5.    Human Genome Project by Kristina Ortner
6.    The personal Genome Project by Karin Ortner
7.    Jim Watson's Genome by Magdalena Mayr
8.    Genomis of a human Fetus by Nina Kainersdorfer
9.    Ancient interbreeding and archaic DNA admixture by Alexander Beinhauer
10.    How archaic humans shaped modern human immune system by Lukas Marschall
11.    DNA analysis reveals possible causes of untimely death of King Tut by Ahmed Abdelaaty
12.    Romanov DNA by Sandra Stranzinger

Questions, scores and answers for this seminar may be found here

 
January 21th, 12:00 - 18:00

  1.  We are what we eat: a genetic drift for susi eaters by Max Kosok 
  2. Man made life by Barbara Roth 
  3. Human Microbiome Project by Victoria Dorrer
  4.  
  5. Dog genome evolution by Komal Kariyankode
  6. Evolution of cats by Gudi Schnitzer
  7. Evolution of sex by Thomas Gundinger
  8. Gene duplication and evolution of color vision of primates by Miriam Huber
  9. Metagenomics: Evolutionary History of Mammoth by Kerstin Quirchmayr
  10. Hidden treasures in 'Junk DNA' by Anna-Katharina Koch
  11. Bioinformatic portret of novel influenza virus H1N1 by Martina Birnstingl
  12. Decoding the common cold virus by Malgorzata Boraca
  13. Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis by Melanie Reitmaier
  14. Viral evolution by Karin Wieland

Questions and answers for this seminar can be see here

2012 VI ABLab Seminar 2012

The history of Homo sapience in four letters

January 20th, 10:00 - 16:00

  1. Genetic differences between humans and other great apesby Christian Hutterer
  2. Metagenomics by Lena Leberbauer
  3. Birth of Homo sapience by Bernhard Sissolak
  4. Do we evolve? by Richard Haberlik
  5. Ancient interbreeding revealed based of bits of archaic DNA admixtureby Karl-Heinz Diener
  6. How the multiregional admixture with archaic humans shaped modern human immune system by Melanie Feichter
  7. Malaria, sickle-cell anemia or something else: how DNA analysis reveals possible causes of untimely death of King Tutby Maximilian Bonta
  8. Human Genome Project by Magdalena Kment
  9. The personal Genome Project by Tanja Lindner
  10. Jim Watson's Genome by Viktoria Koncz
  11. Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroupsby Philipp Haider
  12. Romanov DNA by Gwendolin Korinek

BIOINFORMATICS for good and for bad

January 23th, 11:00 - 17:00

  1. Viral evolution by Elisabeth Soher
  2. Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis by Robert Pletzenauer
  3. Bioinformatic portret of novel influenza virus H1N1: genomes, diagnostic sequences, phylogeny and the current outbreak by Jenny Arnling Bååth
  4. The common cold virus by Dominik Sauer
  5. DNA fingerprinting for forensic investigations: genetic dragnet or technological progress?by Franziska Buchholz
  6. We are what we eat: a genetic drift for susi eatersby Lukas Kerul
  7. Gene duplication and evolution of color vision of primates by Kulwant Kandra
  8. Dog genome evolution by Roland Martzy
  9. Evolution of cats by Anna Maria Mitterhauser
  10. Metagenomics: evolutionary history of mammoth by Aneta Nowakowska
  11. Man made life by Miriam Livoi
  12. Evolution of sex by Thomas Taus
  13. Pharmacogenomics by Carina Nussdorfer
2011 ABLab Seminar 2011

BIOINFORMATICS of humans

ABLab Seminar WS2010/2011

January 19th, 14:00 - 18:00

  1. Do we evolve? ...by Theresa Edlmayr (postponed for January 26th)
  2. Human metagenomics ...by Theresa Radebner
  3. Gene duplication and evolution of color vision of primates ...by Carolina Escobar
  4. Romanov DNA ...by Alice Rassinger
  5. Human Genome Project  ...by Johannes Lichti
  6. The Personal Genome Project ...by Anna Rohrböck
  7. Jim Watson's Genome ...by Agnes Przylucka
  8. Pharmacogenomics ...by Laura Rossetti
  9. Will Y's disappearance happen? ...by Yevhen Taran
  10. Historical records of Phoenician footprints ...by Romana Gaderer

Modern challenges in BIOINFORMATICS

ABLab Seminar WS2010/2011

January 26th, 11:00 - 15:00

  1. Bioinformatic portret of novel influenza virus H1N1   ...  by Ipek Altiok
  2. Decoding the common cold virus ...by Bianca Bruckner
  3. Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis ...by Jasmin Hauzenberger
  4. Viral evolution  ...by Andreas Schröder
  5. Horizontal gene transfer ...by Claudia Koger
  6. Evolution of sex ...by Christopher Stephan
  7. Metagenomics: evolutionary history of mammoth ...by Anita Seeböck
  8. Dog genome evolution ...by Bernd Trimmel
  9. Evolution of cats ...by Daniela Ehgartner
  10. Pseudogenes ...by Malvina Milosevic
  11. Challenges of the high-throughput sequencing ...by Eva Ullmann

2010 Bioinformatic approaches in studies of human and viral evolution

January 29th, 2010,\12.00 - 16.00

Bioinformatic approaches in studies of human and viral evolution

12.00 - 12.20 From Apes to Humans introduction by Sir David Attenborough (BBC video, 2003)
12.20 - 12.40 Do we evolve? by Robert Maier
12.40 - 13.00 Early Evolution of Homo through Metagenomic by DominiK Angerer
13.00 - 13.20 Neoteny in evolution of humans by Adele Kalcher
13.20 - 13.40 The Human Genome Project by Birgit Jovanovich
13.40 - 14.00 Gene duplication and evolution of color vision of primates by Theresa Tiefenbach
14.00 - 14.20 Viral evolution by Nadja Lederer
14.20 - 14.40 Bioinformatic portrait of novel influenza virus H1N1 by Helen Zirath
14.40 - 15.00 Decoding the common cold virus by Saima Feroz
15.00 - 15.20 Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis by Marta Borowska
15.20 - 15.40 Omics Profile Integration on Molecular Interaction Graphs by Raul Fechete
15.40 - 16.00 Blitz questionnaire  
2009 The most powerful idea in modern science

ABLab Seminar, January 30 2009

9.30 - 10.15

The most powerful idea in modern science. Historical introduction by Dr. J. Bronowski (video, 1973) 

10.15 - 10.30

Do we evolve?                                                by Roman Mjka

10.30 - 10.45

rRNA phylogeny                                              by Hannes Müller

 10.45 - 11.00

Human Genome Project                                   by Nikolin Oberleitner

11.00 - 11.15

The personal genome project                            by Belinda Adler

 11.15 - 11.30

Jim Watson's genome                                       by Sofia Hansen

11.30 - 11.45

Evolutionary analyses in criminal investigations    by Magdalena Bichler

11.45 - 12.00

Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis              by Lea Atanasova

12.00 - 12.15

Viral evolution: SARS and avian flue                   by Melanie Spitzwieser

12.15 - 12.30

Phoenician footprints in the Mediterranean          by Heidelinde Herzog

12.30 - 12.45

Metagenomics: human - neanderthal divergence  by Rainer Kroismayr

 12.45 - 13.00

Metagenomics: evolutionary history of mammoth by Johannes Österreicher

13.00 - 13.15

Pyrosequencing and its applications in genomics   by Thomas Eder

13.15 - 13.30

Gene duplication and color vision                       by Stefan Bugovsky

 13.30 - 13.45 A

 computationally driven biomarker detection      by Andreas Bernthaler

13.45 - 14.00

In silico drug design                                         by Lukas Neutsch

2008 Applied phylogenetics

 ABLab Seminar January 25th, 2008

11.00 - 11.40         Applied phylogenetics
                Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis
                Viral evolution: SARS and avian flu
                Gene duplication: evolution of primate’s color vision
                Advantages of multiloci phylogeny: evolution of cats
11.40 - 12.10        Methodological bioinformatics
                Pyrocequencing
                Pseudogenes
                Horizontal gene transfer
12.10 - 12.50        Tree of Life
                rRNA phylogeny
                “Tree of Life” web project
                DNA BarCode
                Fungal Phylogenomics
13.50 - 13.30        Study of Human Genome
                Human - Neanderthal divergency studied using metagenomics
                Human Genome Project
                The personal Genome Project
                Will Y's disappearance happen?

2007 The most powerful idea in modern science.

Tentative program

10.00 - 10.15

The most powerful idea in modern science.
Introduction by Dr. J. Boronowsky (video)

10.15 - 11.45

1.    Do we evolve?
2.    Human Genome Project
3.    The personal Genome Project
4.    Jim Watson's Genome
5.    Pharm 1
6.    Pharm 2

11.45 - 14.00

7.    Evolutionary analyses in criminal investigations
8.    Molecular clock in phylogenetic analysis. (HIV in Lybia)
9.    Phoenician Footprints in the Mediterranean
10.    Metagenomics Human - Neanderthal divergency
11.    Metagenomics: Evolutionary History of Mammoth
12.    rRNA phylogeny
13.    Viral evolution, SARS and avian flue
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additional topics for those who join on Tuesday, 20th.

14.    Will Y's disappearance happen?
15.    Gene duplication and color vision
16.    evo-devo: developmental evolution
17.    Darwinian medicine