2nd Metabolomics Sardinian Scientific School

“How to bridge metabolomics and genomics”

12th – 16th  september 2016

Polaris Technology Park,  Pula, Italy

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The development of different -omics is based on the use of multiple analytical platforms and statistical techniques. Nowadays, metabolomics is a  well-established -omics science. This systematic study of metabolites is approaching new challenges  (e.g. multilevel analysis, batch correction, pathway analysis) plus  the need of being integrated with other –omics. In spite of been all -omics part of a system biology approach,  the results are often treated in an individual contest (problems to integrate the data?).
Aim of the present School will be to teach and discuss challenging  analytical aspects with special focus on the integration of metabolomics and genomics data.
This 2nd Scientific School on Metabolomics in Sardinia is targeted to researchers and graduates (I or II level of University Degree) at an early stage in their career, from Biological Sciences, Health Sciences and other different background (including Bioinformatics and Mathematics) who are interested in learning about both technical and cheminformatic tools to integrate metabolomics data.

Organizing Committee

  • Atzori Luigi, Università Cagliari, Cagliari , Italy
  • Griffin Jules, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • Pieroni Enrico, CRS4, Pula, Italy
  • Rodriguez-Tomé Patricia, Nurideas, Cagliari, Italy


  • Atzori Luigi, Università Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
  • Brennan Lorraine, UCD, Dublin, Eire
  • Charfeddine Cherine, Institut Supérieur de Biotechnologies à Sidi Thabet, Tunisi
  • Donati Claudio, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy
  • Franceschi Pietro, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy
  • Griffin Jules, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • Keun Hector, Imperial College, London, UK
  • Jourdan Fabien, INRA, Toulouse, France
  • Paris Debora, CNR, Napoli, Italy
  • Rodriguez-Tomé Patricia, Nurideas, Cagliari, Italy
  • Stocchero Matteo, S-IN, Vicenza, Italy
  • Thévenot Etienne, CEA, LIST, MetaboHUB, Saclay, France
  • Weljie Aalim, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Wishart David, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Zampieri Mattia, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

Main topics

Atzori L
Microbiota and metabolomics integrations in IBD

Brennan L
Personalized nutrition

Charfeddine C
From basic genetic studies to metabolomics: What have we learned from the investigation of consanguineous populations?

Donati C
Explaining diversity in metagenomic datasets

Franceschi P
MetaDB: a Data Processing Workflow in Untargeted MS-Based Metabolomics Experiments.

Griffin JL
Translating big data from genes and metabolites into molecular knowledge: Using metabolomics at the population level

Jourdan F
Met­Ex­plore: a web server to link metabolomic exper­i­ments and genome-scale meta­bolic net­works

Keun H
Omics integration in cancer

Paris D
NMR data quantification

Rodriguez-Tomé P
How to handle an “-omics” lab

Stocchero M
Data Fusion and data integration: Tips and tricks.

Thévenot E
The Workflow4Metabolomics (W4M) online infrastructure for omics analysis with Galaxy

Weljie A
Omics and chronobiology

Wishart D
Is Cancer a Genetic or a Metabolic Disease?

Zampieri M
Generating Molecular Hypotheses from Static and Dynamic Metabolomics data

-Short and Long term metabolic adaptation in Bacteria

Daily hands-on sections, poster and oral presentations from participants

In order to facilitate communication and exchange of ideas and good practices among the participants and between them and the Speakers/Tutors, participants are invited to bring a poster describing some of their research activity.

  • The poster must be only in English.
  • The first author name should be selected as Presenter.
  • The dimensions of the poster board are 70 cm wide and 120 cm high. The text and illustrations should be bold and large enough to read from a distance of 150 cm (five feet).

Posters should be displayed since Monday afternoon and should be removed after the last session of the School.

Deadline for application: 30 August 2016


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