Pics of the event are now available here.
Slides presented at the conference are, for some articles, available in the program page.

Actual time in Paris :


Monday 13 October

  • 09h30 Registration
  • 10h30 - 11h30 Invited Speaker: Patricia Wittkopp
  • 11h30 - 12h00 Jean-Philippe Doyon, Cedric Chauve and Sylvie Hamel. Algorithms for exploring the space of gene tree/species tree reconciliations -- SLIDES
  • 12h00 - 12h30 James Costello, Mira Han and Matthew Hahn. Limitations of pseudogenes in identifying gene losses
  • 12h30 - 13h00 David Sankoff, Chunfang Zheng, P. Kerr Wall, Claude dePamphilis, Jim Leebens-Mack and Victor Albert. Internal validation of ancestral gene order reconstruction in angiosperm phylogeny
  • 13h00 - 14h30 Lunch
  • 14h30 - 15h30 Invited Speaker: Olga Troyenskaya
  • 15h30 - 16h00 Coffee Break
  • 16h00 - 16h30 Jin Jun, Paul Ryvkin, Edward Hemphill, Ion Mandoiu and Craig Nelson. Estimating the relative contributions of new genes from retrotransposition and segmental duplication events during mammalian evolution -- SLIDES
  • 16h30 - 17h00 Yifat Felder and Tamir Tuller. Discovering Local Patterns of Co - Evolution -- SLIDES
  • 17h00 Poster Session

Tuesday 14 October

  • 9h00 - 10h00 Invited Speaker: Aviv Regev
  • 10h00 - 10h30 Miklos Csuros. Ancestral reconstruction by asymmetric Wagner parsimony over continuous characters and squared parsimony over distributions -- SLIDES
  • 10h30 - 11h00 Coffee Break
  • 11h00 - 11h30 Anne Bergeron, Julia Mixtacki and Jens Stoye. On computing the breakpoint reuse rate in rearrangement scenarios -- SLIDES
  • 11h30 - 12h00 Bernhard Haubold, Mirjana Domazet-Lo.o and Thomas Wiehe. An Alignment-free Distance Measure for Closely Related Genomes
  • 12h00 - 12h30 Melvin Zhang and Hon Wai Leong. Gene Team Tree: A Compact Representation of All Gene Teams -- SLIDES
  • 12h30 - 13h00 Cuong Than, Guohua Jin and Luay Nakhleh. Integrating Sequence and Topology for Efficient and Accurate Detection of Horizontal Gene Transfer -- SLIDES
  • 13h00 - 14h30 Lunch
  • 14h30 - 15h30 Invited Speaker: Chris Ponting
  • 15h30 - 16h00 Coffee Break
  • 16h00 - 16h30 Dunarel Badescu, Abdoulaye Diallo, Mathieu Blanchette and Vladimir Makarenkov. Studying the Evolution of Human Papillomavirus Genomes
  • 16h30 - 17h00 Matthias Bernt, Daniel Merkle and Martin Middendorf. An Algorithm for Inferring Mitogenome Rearrangements in a Phylogenetic Tree -- SLIDES
  • 17h00 - 17h30 Severine Berard, Annie Chateau, Cedric Chauve, Christophe Paul and Eric Tannier. Perfect DCJ rearrangement
  • 17h30 - 18h00 Sophia Yancopoulos and Richard Friedberg. Sorting genomes with insertions, deletions and duplications by DCJ
  • 21h00 Social Event

Wednesday 15 October

  • 9h00 - 10h00 Invited Speaker: Laurent Duret
  • 10h00 - 10h30 Wei Xu. A fast and exact algorithm for the median of three problem - a graph decomposition approach
  • 10h30 - 11h00 Coffee Break
  • 11h00 - 11h30 Denis Bertrand, Mathieu Blanchette and Nadia El-Mabrouk. A phylogenetic Approach for Gene Mapping -- SLIDES
  • 11h30 - 12h00 Michal Ozery-Flato and Ron Shamir. Sorting cancer karyotypes by elementary operations -- SLIDES
  • 12h00 - 12h30 Krister Swenson, Yu Lin, Vaibhav Rajan and Bernard Moret. Hurdles Hardly Have to be Heeded
  • 12h30 - 13h00 Paul Ryvkin, Jin Jun, Edward Hemphill and Craig Nelson. Duplication mechanism and disruptions in flanking regions influence the fate of mammalian gene duplicates
  • 13h00 - 14h30 Lunch