Engagements

I am often invited to give presentations, workshops and specialised courses to a variety of audiences, ranging from non-technical like clinicians to more technical such as software developers and computational genomicists.

Examples of speaking engagements include:

 

Please contact me should you like to arrange a speaking engagement:

 

International Meeting Oral Presentations

  • Dec 2015  “Web Driven Visualisations”. Biological Visualisation Network Steering Committee and AGM, TGAC, Norwich, UK
  • Oct 2015  “From Static Images to Interactive Web Visualisation – A Tale of Visual Analytics in Biology”. 2nd UK Bioinformatics Student Symposium, TGAC, Norwich, UK
  • Jul 2015  “BioJS 2.0: more flexible, modular, open web biological visualization”. Technology Track. Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB). The official conference of the International Society for Computational Biology
  • Mar 2015  “Visual Analytics for Biological Discovery”. Max Plank LeadNet Symposium. Berlin, Germany
  • Mar 2015  “The Role of Regional Student Groups in Development of African Bioinformatics”. Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Student Symposium, ISCB Africa
  • Dec 2014  “The Open Source BioJS Library for Visualisation of Biological Data on the Web”. Biological Visualisation (BiVi), Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Sep 2014  Keynote “Developing the Next Generation of Computational Biologists Through Regional Student Groups”.  UK Student Bioinformatics Conference. Cardiff, UK
  • Jul 2014  “The BioJS Library and Its Community”.  Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC). Boston, US
  • May 2014  “Cloud Infrastructure for Training in Life Sciences”.  European Grid Infrastructure Annual Meeting, Helsinki, Finland
  • Apr 2014  “Minimum Metadata to interlink services in Life Sciences”.  EUDAT meeting. Prague, Czech Republic
  • Oct 2013  “How Far We Went When Privacy Issues Stopped Being A Family Concern”.  The 8th International Conference on Genomics, Shenzhen, China
  • Jul 2013  “BioJS: JavaScript Standardisation, Discoverability and Reutilisation for the Life Sciences”.  Highlights Track, Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Berlin, Germany
  • Jun 2013  “Family Personal Genomics: Are We Ready?” 2nd International Conference on Genomics in Europe (ICG-Europe 2013), Ghent, Belgium
  • Apr 2013  “SASI: A Scientific Announcement Standard Initiative”. Biocuration 2013, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
  • Apr 2013  “BioJS: A Web 2.0 Framework for Visualization of Biological Components”. GMOD Meeting, Churchill College Cambridge, UK
  • Apr 2013  “iAnn: A Scientific Announcement Platform for the Life Sciences”.  GMOD Meeting, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
  • Feb 2012    “Capacity Building in Plant and Animal Genomes”. 2nd Biological information Objects (BiO) Conference, Theragen Bio Institute (TBI), Suwon, Korea.
  • May 2011  “Deciphering Developmental Diseases”. Workshop Genoma Espana. Malaga, Spain
  • May 2011 “Experiences With Personal Genetics: A Family Journey”. Open Tech 2011 Conference, London
  • Sep 2010    “Who Owns my Genome Data?” Open Tech 2010 Conference, London
  • May 2010 Keynote Address, “Maximizing Your Data Results Using DECIPHER”. 11th Annual Clinical Genetics Exchange. Stanford, California, US
  • Mar 2010 “Visualizing DECIPHER data with KaryoDAS”. 2010 DAS Workshop. European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK
  • Jan 2010    “How to Get the Most Out of Your Data Using DECIPHER”. Joint Eisenberg-Cartagenia-DECIPHER Workshop. Jerusalem, Israel
  • July 2009   “Decipher:  Shedding light on Chromosome Imbalance Interpretation”. European Cytogenetics Association, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sep 2005    “An Integrated Approach to Structural and Functional Motif Prediction”. Exploring Protein Structure. Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel

Poster Presentations

  1. D Schwartz, T Goldberg, B Rost, P Lio, M Corpas (2015). The BioJS Multilayer Visualisation Widget. 2nd UK Bioinformatics Student Symposium
  2. B Rauscher, B White, B Rost, M Corpas (2015). VAPoR: A Visual web pipeline for Annotation of host/pathogen interactions in Plant Resistance. Galaxy Community Conference, Norwich, UK
  3. Swarbreck, B. Clavijo, D. Mapleson, M. Corpas, A. Sugio, K. Kowitwanich, P. Lenzi, G. Kettles, and S. Hogenhout (2013).  Draft genome sequence of the polyphagous green peach aphid (Myzus persicae), National Institutes of Bioscience Conference 2013, UK
  4. SwarbreckM. Corpas, S. Caim, D. Marshal, C. Simpson, J.W.S. Brown (2013). The International Barley Genome Sequencing Consortium. Dynamic Alternative Splicing in Barley. Genome Informatics, Robinson College, Cambridge, UK
  5. HigginsM. Corpas, N. Chapman, G. King, G. Seymour, D. Swarbreck (2012). Effect of a wild species introgression on genome methylation in Tomato. UK Next Gen Sequencing Meeting 2012, Nottingham, UK
  6. Corpas, D. Swarbreck (2012) Enhancing Gene Annotation in Castor bean through RNA-Seq. Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Long Beach, California
  7. Kahlem, M. Corpas,E. Birney (2008) – ENFIN – Integrative Systems Biology Across Europe. Computational Cell Biology, Joint Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory/Wellcome Trust Conference
  8. Corpas, J. Sinnott, D. Thorne, S. Pettifer, and T. Attwood, and the PFF Consortium (2007). PFFmot – An integrated resource for characterising structural and functional regions in proteins. AFP-Biosapiens 2007, Vienna, Austria
  9. Corpas(2004). Large Scale Correspondence of Structural Domains to Sequence motifs. Genome Informatics, Joint Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory/Wellcome Trust Conference. September 22-26, 2004, Cambridge, UK
  10. Pettifer, T. Attwood, J. Sinnott, N. Vass, and M. Corpas(2002). UTOPIA: User-friendly Tools for OPerating Informatics Applications. Proceedings of 1st All-Hands Meeting of the UK e-Science Programme, Sept  2002

Invited Oral Presentations

  • Oct 2015 “Technical opportunities and challenges across ELIXIR platforms”, ELIXIR-UK Node Meeting, Birmingham, UK
  • Oct 2015 “TGAC’s contributions to EXCELERATE WP7”, EXCELERATE WP7 kick off meeting, EBI, Hinxton, UK
  • June 2015 “SASI: a Scientific Announcements Standard Initiative”, ELIXIR Training e-Support System (TeSS) workshop. Darwin House, London, UK
  • Mar 2015 “A Prototype for Analysis of Metrics”, All Hands Meeting, ELIXIR, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
  • Nov 2014 “A Personal Experience in Genomics Analysis”, DNAdigest Symposium, Cambridge, UK
  • Oct 2014 “Measuring Impact of Resources Across ELIXIR”, ELXIR-UK All Hands Meeting, Hinxton, UK
  • Feb 2014 “Searching The Meaning Of Human In A Personal Genome”, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK
  • Jan 2014 “The BioJavaScript Framework For Biological Data Visualisation”, Eagle Genomics, Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK
  • Jan 2014 “Finding The Human Being In A Personal Genome”, Netherhall University Hall Of Residence, London
  • Jul 2013   “GOBLET Technical Task Force Update”. GOBLET AGM Meeting, ISMB, Berlin
  • Mar 2013  “Análisis muy personal de un genoma de la tierra”. Department of Computer Science, University of Málaga, Spain
  • Nov 2012 “Event Sharing in Bioinformatics Training”. First GOBLET Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • June 2011 “Deciphering Developmental Diseases”. Christine Orengo Journal Club, University College London, UK
  • May 2011  “Remapping DECIPHER”. Annual DECIPHER Workshop. Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
  • Feb 2011   “The Role of Personal Genomes in the Medicine of the Future”. Medical Ethics Discussion Group. Fisher House, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Jan 2011   “Personal Genomes: Blurring the Lines of the Impersonal”. Faraday Institute, St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Sep 2010   “Deciphering DECIPHER 5.0”. Informatics General Meeting, WTSI, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
  • May 2010 “Remapping the Unmappable”. Annual DECIPHER Workshop. Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
  • Feb 2010    “KaryoDAS: An Interactive Genome Visualization Tool”. 2nd London BioGeeks’ Tech Meet. Imperial College London, UK
  • Nov 2009   “Bioinformatics Tools for Visualization and Analysis of DECIPHER data.” Johannes Kepler University, Nov 23 2009, Linz, Austria
  • Apr 2007   “PFFmot, a tool for motif characterization”. National Institute for Cancer Research, Spain
  • Nov 2007   “Translating Genomic Technology”. La Paz, Bolivia
  • Apr 2006   “Distinguishing functional and structural motifs”. Duke University, USA
  • Jun 2005   “Protein family classification using fingerprints”. EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Apr 2004   “The genomics revolution”. University of Navarre, Spain

Teaching

  • Mar 2015 “Solutions for Massive Data Handling: BioJS and ELIXIR”. Environmental Genomics Course, Birmingham University.
  • Jan 2015 “Clinical and Personal Genome Analysis”. MSc Module at the University of Navarre, Spain
  • Oct 2014 “Reuse, Develop and Share Biological Visualisation with BioJS”. 2 day tutorial at the European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK
  • Sep 2014 “Reuse, Develop and Share Biological Visualisation with BioJS”. 1 day tutorial at the ECCB conference, Strasbourg, France
  • Mar 2014 “Reuse, Develop and Share Biological Visualisation with BioJS”. Half day tutorial at the VizBi conference, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Feb 2014 “Genomic databases and annotation”. MSc Computational Biology Module at the University of East Anglia, UK
  • Dec 2013 “Clinical and Personal Genome Analysis”. MSc Module at the University of Navarre, Spain
  • Sep 2013 “Crowdsourcing the Analysis of Personal Family Genomes: A 4 Year Perspective”. Synthetic Biology Course, SynBioBeta, Cambridge, UK
  • Mar 2013 “Plant and Animal Genomes Bioinformatics.” TGAC Bioinformatics Seminar, Norwich, UK
  • Mar 2013 “Frontiers in Personal Genomics”. Medical Genetics Module, 3d year Biomedical Sciences, Anglia-Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
  • Mar 2013 “Genomic Annotation”. Genome Informatics module for MSc Computational Biology, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
  • Feb 2013 “Genomic Databases”. Genome Informatics module for MSc Computational Biology, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
  • Feb 2013 “Introduction to Expression Analysis”. AllBio Course on Data Resources and Tools for Plant-Omics, EBI, Hinxton, UK
  • Jul 2012 “Análisis de los genomas de una familia malagueña”. Summer course in Bioinformatics, University of Málaga, Spain
  • Jul 2012 “Improving Ricinus communis annotation”. TGAC Bioinformatics Seminar, Norwich, UK
  • Jun 2012 “Expression Analysis of RNA-seq Data”. EMBO Practical Course on Plant Bioinformatics, EBI, Hinxton, UK
  • Jan 2012 “How to Use DECIPHER”. Hospital Materno Infantil, Malaga, Spain
  • May 2011 “An Overview of Your Genome”. Public Engagement Program. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK
  • Feb 2011 “Human Genome Variation”. Public Engagement Program. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK
  • Oct 2010 DECIPHER workshop. NowGen, Manchester, UK
  • Jul 2010 “Advances in Clinical Genetics”. Cutting Edge Genetics Course for Teachers. Public Engagement Program, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK.
  • May 2010 DECIPHER workshop. NowGen, Manchester, UK
  • Apr 2010 “The Human Genome”. Public Engagement Program. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK.
  • Jan 2010 “Workshop on the interpretation of array data”. Fundamentals of Clinical Genetics 2010. A Course for Clinical Geneticists endorsed by the Clinical Genetics Society and the Specialist Advisory Committee of the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
  • Apr 2009 DECIPHER workshop. NowGen, Manchester, UK
  • 2005    Biocomputing Demonstrator. MSc Bioinformatics. University of Manchester, UK