Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Workshop

GENiE Workshop - Programme

April 19th

12:00 – 13:30: Arrival, registration and lunch
13:30 – 15:00: Session 1 – Recent Advances:
   • C. elegans metabolism
   • C. elegans metabolomics and lipidomics
   • Whole-genome metabolic reconstructions

15:00 – 15:30: Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30: Invited talks:
      Reza Salek (EMBL-EBI) — MetaboLights: sharing metabolomics data for model organisms
      Paul Dobson (Manchester - remotely) — Creating consensus metabolic networks: best practices and useful tools
16:30 – 17:00: Break
17:00 – 18:30: Session 2 – New Approaches:
   • Computational approaches to analysis and modelling with metabolic data
   • Multi-Omics data integration and analysis
   • Fluxomics


From ~19:30 till late: Workshop Dinner at Christ's College, Cambridge
 

April 20th

8:30 – 10:00: Practical session 1 – Tutorial:
8:30-09:15: (part 1)
   • Introduction to Flux Balance Analysis, Flux Variability Analysis and Pathway Analysis using Whole-Genome Metabolic Models (Janna Hastings)
09:15-10:00: (part 2)
   • OMICs data analysis and interpretation using ElegCyc (Christoph Kaleta)
10:00 – 10:30: Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30: Practical Session 2 – Model expansion:
10:30-11:10 (part 1)
   • Metabolomics approaches to close gaps on known pathways and description of novel pathways (Michael Witting)
11:10-11:30 (part 2)
   • Editing and Merging Whole-Genome Metabolic Models and Strategies for Annotation and Expansion (Janna Hastings)
11:30-12:30: Round table on publication of workshop outcomes, future collaboration strategies and opportunities
12:30 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Practical Session 3 – Hands-on:
   • Hands-on annotation and tools development jamboree