Student symposium

Like in previous editions, the VI Bioinformatics Student Symposium is meant to be a meeting point for all students and young postdocs working on the field of Bioinformatics in Spain. The Symposium will include research communications presented by participating students, social activities and a special career advise talk by leading expert.

This event is free but reserved to students and early-stage researchers attending the JBI2018

Date: 13th November 2018 from 14:00 to 18:00.


When you do the registration for the main conference registration for the main conference, answer "Yes" to the question "Are you attending the student symposium?". If you are already registered but you did not select this option, let us know at

Call for abstracts:

Upload your abstract at easychair and check the box "Special Session: Student Symposium" at "Topics Spanish Bioinformatics Conferences" section.


Welcome GENyO
José Antonio Lorente, Director GENYO
Introduction RSG-Spain
Carla Giner-Delgado, RSG-Spain President
Keynote: Janet Kelso
Group leader of the Minerva Research Group for Bioinformatics
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Selected Talks I
Chair: Juan Rodríguez-Rivas
Integrative multi-omics analysis to explain immune alterations in minimal hepatic encephalopathy patients
Teresa Rubio
Novel pipeline for prioritizing long non-coding RNA mutations in lung adenocarcinoma
Álvaro Andrades
17.30Coffe Break
Selected Talks II
Improving trimAl ability to cope with heterogeneous multiple sequence alignments
Victor Fernández-Rodríguez
OncodriveCLUSTL: a sequence-based clustering method to identify cancer drivers
Claudia Arnedo-Pac
Machine Learning Predicts the Functional Importance of Potential Alternative Splicing Isoforms
Fernando Pozo
Exploring changes in the 3D genome involved in the invertebrate to vertebrate transition using HiChIP
Rafael Domínguez Acemel
19.00 Activities


GENyO is 10 minutes walking to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Granada where JBI2018 will take place.

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