Scripta Varia

Big Data and Science: Relevance of Computational Sciences for Data Collection, Data Storage and Data Management in Basic and Applied Scientific Investigations

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Proceedings of the Working Group
17-18 November 2015
Scripta Varia
© Libreria Editrice Vaticana
Vatican City, 2017
E-pub  

Outline of the Workshop
Rafael Vicuña and Takashi Gojobori


Welcome Speech
Werner Arber

Welcome Greetings
Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo

GENOMICS

Big Data Phylogenomic Investigation into the Origins and Divergence of the Cyanobacteria
John Archer (Principal Research Scientist, KAUST, KSA)

Discussion

The Architecture of Human Chromosomes: A New Insight Into Genome Organization
Giorgio Bernardi (Professor at Rome 3 University in Rome, Italy)

Discussion

Searching for Luca among Big Data in Genomes
William F. Martin (Professor at Heinrich-Heine-Universität in Düsseldorf, Germany)

Discussion

General Discussion

EARTH SCIENCE AND DISASTER

Paradigm Shifts and Game Changes in ICT through Big Data
Tomihiro Taniguchi (Former Vice Director-General of IAEA, and Visiting Professor, TIT, Tokyo, Japan)

Discussion

Responses to the Data Revolution: Policy, Data Science and Capacity Building Simon Hodson (CODATA Executive Director, CODATA/ICSU, Paris)

Discussion

Big Data for Unlearning of Nuclear Issues After Fukushima Daiichi Accident Shuichi Iwata (Professor-Emeritus at Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan)

Discussion 

BIODIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION

Characteristics of Evolutionarily Conserved Non-Coding Sequences in Mammalian Genomes
Naruya Saitou (National Institute of Genetics, Japan)

Discussion

DNA Sequence Comparison Can Provide Evidence for Horizontal Gene Transfer Werner Arber (PAS President)

Discussion

Experimental and Theoretical Approaches to Epistatic Interactions
Shozo Yokoyama (Professor, Emory University, US)

Discussion

General Discussion

HUMAN HEALTH

Analysis of Large-Scale Genomic Data, Exemplified by the Search for Landascapes of Cancer Genomes
Partha P. Majumder (Director, NIBB, India)

Discussion

Big Data and Cancers
Chung-I Wu (Director, GIB, China)

Discussion

Finding Useful Information in Big Biomedical Data
Vladimir B. Bajic (Director, KAUST, KSA)

Discussion

General Discussion 

SYSTEM

Data-Centric Science
Genshiro Kitagawa (President of Research Organization of Information & System in Tokyo, Japan)

Discussion

Big Data in Robotics
Shuji Hashimoto (Vice President of Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan)

Discussion

Golden Opportunities in Plant and Agricultural Genomics
Wen-Hsiung Li (Director, Institute of Biodiversity, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Discussion

DATABASE

Bioinformatics Goes Translational: Infrastructural Challenges and Societal Opportunities
Rolf Apweiler (Director of EBI, UK)

Discussion

Big Data Challenges in Health and Life Science
Ron Appel (Director, SIB, Switzerland)

Discussion

General Discussion and Conclusions 

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