Conferences and seminars

2021

11-14.07.2021, XXXI EURO: 31st European Conference on Operational Research, Athens, Greece, talk: "GrassSV – a hybrid tool for detecting Structural Variants" (A. Swiercz, D. Witczak, K. Sychla, W. Frohmberg, J. Wysocka, J. Blazewicz)

11-14.07.2021, XXXI EURO: 31st European Conference on Operational Research, Athens, Greece, co-authored talk: "Assembly-free comparison of genomic data" ( A. Laskowski, P. Wojciechowski, S. Swat, J. Badura, A.Swiercz, J. Blazewicz)

2020

13-14.02.2020, Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (3rd ed), Leuven, Belgium, poster: "GRASShopPER - OLC approach to de novo assembly", (A.Swiercz, A.Laskowski, J.Badura, W.Frohmberg, P.Wojciechowski, M.Kasprzak, J.Blazewicz)

20-26.09.2020, ICOLE'20: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk: "Detecting structural variants in the genome", (A.Swiercz, D.Witczak, K.Sychla, J.Wysocka, W.Frohmberg)

03.11.2020, seminar of the Laboratory of Algorithms and Data Sturcture, Poznan, co-authored talk: "GrasSV - New Method for Detecting Structural Variants in the Genome", (D.Witczak, K.Sychla, J.Wysocka, W.Frohmberg, A.Swiercz)

03-04.12.20202, 4th Workshop BioInformatics meets Machine Learning, Mittweida, Germany, talk: "Detecting structural variants in the genome", (A.Swiercz, D.Witczak, K.Sychla, J.Wysocka, W.Frohmberg)

2019

25-27.02.2019, Workshop on "NGS technologies", Bucharest, Romania, invited talk: "Genome assembly" (A. Swiercz)

25-27.02.2019, Workshop on "NGS technologies", Bucharest, Romania, invited talk: "Sequencing with long read technologies (Oxford Nanopore and Pacific Biosciences)" (A. Swiercz)

30.05-01.06.2019, ECCO 2019: 32nd Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, St. Julian's, Malta, talk "Searching for patterns in genes during integration of gene expression and copy number variation data" (A. Swiercz, A. Zmienko, G. Felici)

23-26.06.2019, XXX EURO: 30th European Conference on Operational Research, Dublin, Ireland, talk "Integrated Data Analysis of Gene Expression and Structural Variation Data of A. Thaliana" (A.Swiercz, A.Zmienko, G.Felici)

23-26.06.2019, XXX EURO: 30th European Conference on Operational Research, Dublin, Ireland, co-authored talk "Using GRASShopPER De Novo Assembler with Reduced Overlap Graph" (W.Frohmberg, A.Swiercz, M.Kierzynka, P.Wojciechowski, A.Laskowski, J.Badura, P.Zurkowski, M.Kasprzak, J.Blazewicz)

23-26.06.2019, XXX EURO: 30th European Conference on Operational Research, Dublin, Ireland, co-authored talk "De Novo Assembler. Novel Overlap Graph Construction" (A.Laskowski, W.Frohmberg, A.Swiercz, M.Kierzynka, P.Wojciechowski, J.Badura, P.Zurkowski, M.Kasprzak, J.Blazewicz)

19-21.09.2019, XII Convention of the Polish Bioinformatics Society, Cracow, Poland, co-authored poster "Genome Contigs correction with GRASShopPER" (A.Laskowski, J.Badura, A.Swiercz, W.Frohmberg, S.Swat, P.Wojciechowski, M.Kasprzak, J.Błażewicz)

22-28.09.2019, ICOLE'19: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "CNV map of A. thaliana genome and integration with gene expression" (A. Swiercz, G.Felici, A. Zmienko, P. Wojciechowski)

22-28.09.2019, ICOLE'19: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "Structure variation detection using de novo assembly performed by GRASShopPER" (D. Witczak, K. Sychla, W. Frohmberg, A. Swiercz)

22-28.09.2019, ICOLE'19: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "De novo assembly method and contig correction" (A. Laskowski, J. Badura, A. Swiercz, P. Wojciechowski, W. Frohmberg, M. Kasprzak, J. Blazewicz)

28-29.11.2019, AdvCompBio2019: Advances in Computational Biology, Barcelona, Spain, poster "GRASShopPER - a tool for de novo assembly" (A.Swiercz, A.Laskowski, J.Badura, W.Frohmberg, P.Wojciechowski, M.Kasprzak, J.Błażewicz)

01-04.12.2019, 3rd SICIM Workshop "Machine Learning meets Bioinformatics", Saxony Institute for Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning, Mittweida, Germany, talk "Third generation sequencing - new challenges and perspectives"

2018

10.01.2018, Workshop "Bioinformatic Meets Machine Learning", Saxony Institute for Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning, Mittweida, Germany, talk "Graphs in DNA sequencing" (A. Swiercz)

08-11.07.2018, XXIX EURO: 29th European Conference on Operational Research, Valencia, Spain, talk "An OLC approach to de novo assembly - GRASShopPER" (A. Swiercz, W. Frohmberg, M. Kierzynka, P. Żurkowski, M. Kasprzak, P. Wojciechowski, J. Badura, A. Laskowski, J. Błażewicz)

23-29.09.2018, ICOLE'18: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria,l talk "New challenges for third generation sequencing" (A. Swiercz)

15-16.11.2018, Workshop on "Next-generation sequencing data analysis", Timisoara, Romania, invited talk: "Genome assembly" (A. Swiercz)

15-16.11.2018, Workshop on "Next-generation sequencing data analysis", Timisoara, Romania, invited talk: "Sequencing with long read technologies (Oxford Nanopore and Pacific Biosciences)" (A. Swiercz)

2017

27-29.09.2017, X Convention of the Polish Bioinformatics Society, Uniejow, Poland, talk "DNA de novo assembly algorithm with repetition sensitive graph traversal" (A. Swiercz, P. Żurkowski)

01-07.10.2017. ICOLE'17: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "GRASShopPER - GPU overlap GRaph ASSembler with Paired End Read information" (A. Swiercz, W. Frohmberg, M. Kierzynka, P. Żurkowski, M. Kasprzak, P. Wojciechowski, J. Badura, A. Laskowski, J. Błażewicz)

2015

25-30.01.2015, AIRO Winter 2015 Conference: Modelling the Externalities, Champoluc, Italy, talk "Whole genome de novo assembly with the acceleration of GPU computing" (A.Swiercz, M.Kierzynka, W.Frohmberg, P.Zurkowski, M.Kasprzak, P.Wojciechowski, J.Blazewicz)

10-11.04.2015, RECOMB-SEQ'15, Fifth RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Massively Parallel Sequencing, Warsaw, Poland, poster "Deep sequencing characterization of Sus scrofa piRNA fraction shared between female and male gonads" (A.Swiercz, D.Kowalczykiewicz, L.Handschuh, K.Lesniak, M.Figlerowicz, J.Wrzesinski)

28-30.05.2015, ECCO XXVIII 2015, 28th Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, talk "De novo genome assembly with the acceleration of GPU computing" (A.Swiercz, M.Kierzynka, W.Frohmberg, P.Zurkowski, M.Kasprzak, P.Wojciechowski, J.Blazewicz)

12-15.07.2015, XXVII EURO: 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, UK, talk "Hyper-heuristics with unified encoding for combinatorial and bioinformatics problems" (A.Swiercz, E.K.Burke, M.Cichenski, G.Pawlak, S.Petrovic, T.Zurkowski, J.Blazewicz)

17-19.09.2015, VIII Convention of the Polish Bioinformatics Society, Lublin, Poland

27.09-03.10.2015, ICOLE'15: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria


2014

26-28.06.2014, Mini EURO Conference on Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine, Poznan, Poland.

09-12.09.2014, BIO 2014: 1st Congress of the Polish Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Biophysics and Bioinformatics, Warsaw, Poland, co-authored poster "Alternative splicing events in two maize lines under herbicide stress conditions" (J. Gracz, A. Tyczewska, A. Hoffa, A. Żmieńko, A. Swiercz, J. Błażewicz, T. Twardowski)

14-20.09.2014, ICOLE'14: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "Computational challenges in Copy Number Variation CNV" (A. Swiercz)

06-10.10.2014, V Polish-Italian Workshop on Bioinformatics: Models and Algorithms for Bioinformatics, Rome, Italy

2013

30.05-01.06.2013, ECCO XXVI: The 26th Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, Paris, France, talk "Searching for common clusters in graphs built on the basis of microarray data and protein-protein interaction networks" (A. Swiercz,D. Santoni, A. Żmienko, M. Kasprzak, M. Błażewicz, P. Bertolazzi, G. Felici)

27-29.09.2013, VI Convention of the Polish Bioinformatics Society, Wroclaw, Poland.

29.09-05.10.2013, ICOLE'14: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "Silkworm and Copy Number Variations" (A. Swiercz, P. Kozlowski)

2012

15-16.05.2012, BIOCONNECT 2012: Business Meets Science to cooperate in current topics, Poznan, Poland, poster "Integrating microarray data and protein-protein interaction networks: a case study on Arabidopsis Thaliana" (D. Santoni, A. Swiercz, A. Zmienko, M. Blazewicz, M. Kasprzak, G. Felici)".

8-11.07.2012, EURO: 25th European Conference on Operational Research, Vilnius, Lithuania, "Highly efficient parallel algorithm for de novo assembly" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, B. Bosak, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, K. Kurowski, T. Piontek)

9-12.09.2012, ECCB 2012: 11th European Conference on Computational Biology, Basel, Switzerland, poster: "Coupling microarray data and protein-protein interaction networks for functional protein analysis: a case study on Arabidopsis thaliana" (D. Santoni, A. Swiercz, A. Zmienko, M. Kasprzak, M. Blazewicz, P. Bertolazzi, G. Felici)

13-15.09.2012, Mini EURO Conference on Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine, Nottingham, UK, "Parallel algorithm for de novo sequencing of short reads" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, B. Bosak, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, K. Kurowski, T. Piontek)

27-29.09.2012, BIT'12: Bioinformatics in Torun, Torun, Poland, co-authored poster "Alternative splicing as a mechanism of herbicide stress response tools for data analysis and compression" (A. Hoffa, J. Gracz, A. Żmieńko, A. Swiercz, A. Tyczewska, J. Błażewicz, M. Figlerowicz, T. Twardowski)

01-07.10.2012, ICOLE'12: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk: "Interesting sub-networks from different information sources: a case study on microarrays and protein-protein interaction network of Arabidopsis Thaliana" (A. Swiercz, D. Santoni, A. Zmienko, M. Kasprzak, M. Blazewicz, P. Bertolazzi, G. Felici)

2011

30.05-01.06.2011, ECCO 2011: The 24th Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, Amsterdam, Netherlands, talk "One algorithm for solving different TSP problems" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, E.K. Burke, G. Kendall, C. Oguz, T. Zurkowski).

07.06.2011, seminar of the Laboratory of Algorithms and Data Sturcture, Poznan University of Technology, Poland, "Solving different variants of TSP with one hyper-heuristic algorithm" (T. Zurkowski, J. Blazewicz, E.K. Burke, G. Kendall, C. Oguz, A. Swiercz).

15-16.09.2011, Polish-Luxemburg Workshop on Informatics, Poznan, Poland.

18-24.09.2011, ICOLE'11: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "Highly efficient parallel approach to the next-generation DNA sequencing".

30.09-02.10.2011, IV Convention of the Polish Bioinformatics Society, Krakow, Poland.

19-26.10.2011, III Polish-Italian Workshop on Bioinformatics: Models and algorithms for bioinformatics, Rome, Italy, talk "Recent advances on analysis of microarray data".

2010

24-26.03.2010, II Konferencja Polskiego Towarzystwa Spektrometrii Mas, Poznan, Poland, talk on "High throughput sequencing technologies - an algorithm for genome assembly" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, M. Figlerowicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, E. Kirton, D. Platt, L. Szajkowski).

27-29.05.2010, ECCO XXIII, European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, Malaga, Spain, talk on "Hyper-heuristic approach to DNA SBH and TSP problems" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, W. Mruczkiewicz, E. Burke, G. Kendall).

05-08.07.2010, IASI CNR & IBCh PAS bilaterial seminar "Advanced bioinformatic algorithms in molecular biology", Poznan, Poland, talk "Methods for genome assembly for new sequencing technologies"

11-14.07.2010, EURO XXIV, European Conference on Operational Research, Lisbon, Portugal, a talk on "A study of different hyper-heuristics for sequencing by hybridization problem" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, W. Mruczkiewicz, E. Burke, G. Kendall).

26.09-03.10.2010, ICOLE'10: Perspectives of Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning, Lessach, Austria, talk "Hyper-heuristic study for the SBH problem." (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, W. Mruczkiewicz, E. Burke, G. Kendall, C. Oguz).

01-03.10.2010, III Convention of the Polish Bioinformatics Society and the 8th Workshop on Bioinformatics, Poland.

2009

17-19.05.2009, ECCO'09, European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, Jerusalem, Israel, talk on "A new method for assembling DNA sequences" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, M. Figlerowicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, D. Platt, L. Szajkowski).

25-30.05.2009, ICOLE'09: Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning: Recent Trends and Developments, Lessach, Austria, "Application of hyperheuristics" (A. Swiercz).

10-12.06.2009, BIOPTRAIN workshop, University of Florence, Italy, invited talk, "Approaches to reading a DNA sequence".

17.12.2009, seminar of the Bioinformatics Group, Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Techology, "Przegląd nowych metod sekwencjonowania".

2008

30.03-02.04.2008, RECOMB2008: The 12th Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology, Singapore, poster on "Whole genome assembly from 454 sequencing output" (J. Blazewicz, M. Bryja, M. Figlerowicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, D. Platt, J. Przybytek, A. Swiercz, L. Szajkowski).

24-27.04.2008, Bioinformatics 2008, Warsaw, Poland, poster.

05-06.06.2008, Annual Meeting of the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland, poster "A new algorithm for genome assembly from short reads" (J. Blazewicz, M. Bryja, M. Figlerowicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, D. Platt, J. Przybytek, A. Swiercz, L. Szajkowski).

08-14.06.2008, ICOLE'08: Bioinformatics, Operations Research and Machine Learning: Recent Trends and Developments, Lessach, Austria, talk "Reading a DNA sequence - from sequencing to assembling" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, M. Figlerowicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak).

15-17.09.2008, Mini EURO Conference on Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine, Rome, Italy, talk "Genome assembly algorithm for short reads" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak) .

22-26.09.2008, ECCB'08, European Conference on Computational Biology, Cagliari, Sardinia-Italy, poster "On the assembly of short DNA fragments" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, M. Figlerowicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, D. Platt, L. Szajkowski).

03-05.10.2008, I Zjazd Polskiego Towarzystwa Bioinformatycznego, Jadwisin, Poland talk on "SR-ASM method for DNA assembly" (A. Swiercz, J. Blazewicz, M. Figlerowicz, P. Gawron, M. Kasprzak, D. Platt, Ł. Szajkowski).

20.10.2008, seminar of the Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, invited talk, "Nowe podejscia do odczytywania sekwencji DNA".

2007

08-11.07.2007, EURO XXII: 22nd European Congress on Operational Research, Praque, Czech Republic, lecture on "Dealing with repetitions in sequencing by hybridization" (J. Błażewicz, F. Glover, M. Kasprzak, W.T. Markiewicz, C. Oğuz, D. Rebholz-Schuhmann, A. Świercz).

15.10.2007, public defence of Ph.D. thesis on "Genome sequencing: algorithms for new approaches", Poznan University of Technology, Poland.

12.11.2007, seminar of the Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, invited talk, "Asemblacja krótkich fragmentów DNA".

2006

30.03-07.04.2006, FEBS Course on "Human and Microbial Genomics: DNA Arrays applied to Human Pathogens & Diseases", Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens, Greece, poster on "DNA sequencing by hybridization via genetic search" (J. Błażewicz, C. Oğuz, A. Świercz, J. Węglarz).

30.04-06.05.2006, International Workshop on Scheduling and Sequencing ICOLE'06, Lessach, Austria, lecture on "Approaches and algorithms for DNA sequencing by hybridization".

06.06.2006, seminar of the Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland, lecture on "Nowe podejście do sekwencjonowania przez hybrydyzację".

26.06.2006, seminar of the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland, lecture on "Nowe algorytmy dla problemu sekwencjonowania przez hybrydyzację".

2005

30.01-06.02.2005, International Workshop on Scheduling and Sequencing ICOLE'05, Lessach, Austria, lecture on "Evolutionary algorithm for sequencing by hybridization".

14-15.10.2005, The Third Workshop on Bioinformatics, Mathematical Research and Conference Center, Bedlewo, Poland, lecture on "Genetic search in sequencing by hybridization".

2004

14.12.2004, seminar of the Laboratory of Algorithm Design and Programming Systems, Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland, lecture on "Porównanie różnych podejść do sekwencjonowania przez hybrydyzację".

2003

06-07.10.2003, The First Workshop on Bioinformatics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland, lecture on "Algorytm genetyczny do rozwiązywania problemu sekwencjonowania łańcuchów DNA z wykorzystaniem bibliotek izotermicznych".

27-30.09.2003, ECCB'2003, European Conference on Computational Biology, Paris, France, poster on "Tabu search method for DNA sequencing by hybridization with isothermic libraries" (J. Błażewicz, P. Formanowicz, M. Kasprzak, W. T. Markiewicz, A. Świercz).