Invited Conference Talks

5.  Tijana Milenkovic, “Redefining homology by transferring function between conserved network regions”, Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO), Purdue University, West Lafayette, May 18-20, 2015.

4.  Tijana Milenkovic, “Comparative and Dynamic Biological Network Research of Human Aging”, BioPhysics VII - From Basic to Life Sciences, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 7-14, 2014.

3.  Tijana Milenkovic, “What can complex networks tell us about human aging?”, the 5th International Conference on Information Technologies and Information Society (ITIS), Dolenjske Toplice, Slovenia, November 7-9, 2013.

2.  Tijana Milenkovic, “Sensitive Graph-theoretic Approaches for Extracting Function from Biological Networks”, Biological Networks Minisymposium at SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 18-21, 2012.

1.  Tijana Milenkovic, “Biology through network lenses”, Network Links: Connecting Social, Communication and Biological Network Analysis Workshop, University of Minnesota, February 27-March 2, 2012.

Contributed Conference Talks

(My students' names are in bold, undergraduates are underlined, and the presenter is in italic.)

23.  Joseph Crawford and Tijana Milenkovic, “GREAT: GRaphlet Edge-based network AlignmenT”, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM), Washington D.C., USA, November 9-12, 2015.

22.  Yihan Sun,Joseph Crawford, Jie Tang, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Simultaneous Optimization of Both Node and Edge Conservation in Network Alignment via WAVE”, Workshop on Algorithms in Bioinformatics (WABI), Atlanta, GA, USA, September 10-12, 2015.

21.  Fazle E. Faisal, Han Zhao, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Dynamic networks reveal key players in aging”, Highlights Track at the International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and European Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB), Dublin, Ireland, July 10-14, 2015.

20.  Yuriy Hulovatyy, Huili Chen, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Exploring the structure and function of temporal networks with dynamic graphlets”, International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and European Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB), Dublin, Ireland, July 10-14, 2015.

19.  Yuriy Hulovatyy, Fazle E. Faisal, Huili Chen, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Exploring the structure and function of temporal networks with dynamic graphlets: implications for aging”, Network Biology (NetBio) Special Interest Group (SIG) at the International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and European Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB), Dublin, Ireland, July 10-14, 2015.

18.  Yuriy Hulovatyy, Boyoung Yoo, Huili Chen, Fazle E. Faisal, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Revealing Missing Parts of the Interactome via Link Prediction: Implications for Aging”, Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO), Newport Beach, Purdue University, West Lafayette, May 18-20,2015.

17.  Boyoung Yoo, Huili Chen, Fazle E. Faisal, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Improving identification of key players in aging via network de-noising”, the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (ACM BCB), Newport Beach, CA, USA, September 20-23, 2014.

16.  Fazle E. Faisal, Yuriy Hulovatyy, Han Zhao, Vikram Saraph, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Integrative, dynamic, and comparative biological network research of aging ”, Integrative Dynamic Analyses of Large Biomedical Network Data (IDANET) Workshop at the 13th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), Strasbourg, France, September 6-10, 2014.

15.  Fazle E. Faisal, Han Zhao, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Network-based prediction of protein function: implications for aging”, Automated Function Prediction (AFP) SIG at the 22nd Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Boston, MA, July 11-15, 2014.

14.  Vikram Saraph, Fazle E. Faisal, Han Zhao, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Novel Directions for Biological Network Alignment: MAGNA (Maximizing Accuracy in Global Network Alignment)”, Network Biology (NetBio) SIG at the 22nd Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Boston, MA, July 11-15, 2014.

13.  Yuriy Hulovatyy, Sidney D’Mello, Rafael A. Calvo, and Tijana Milenkovic,“Network Analysis Improves Interpretation of Affective Physiological Data”, the 2nd International Workshop on Complex Networks and their Applications at the 9th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS), Kyoto, Japan, December 2-5, 2013.

12.  Tijana Milenkovic, Han Zhao, and Fazle E. Faisal, “Global Network Alignment In The Context Of Aging”, the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (ACM BCB), Washington DC, USA, September 22-25, 2013.

11.  Fazle E. Faisal, Han Zhao, and Tijana Milenkovic, “What can biological networks tell us about aging?”, Network Biology (NetBio) SIG at the 21st Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and 12th Annual European Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB), Berlin, Germany, July 19-23, 2013.

10.  Tijana Milenkovic, “Graphlet-based edge clustering reveals pathogen-interacting proteins”, the 11th Annual European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), Basel, Switzerland, September 9-12, 2012.

9.  Tijana Milenkovic, “Biological networks reveal pathogen-interacting proteins”, Network Biology (NetBio) SIG at ISMB 2012, Long Beach, California, July 13, 2012.

8.  Natasa Przulj and Tijana Milenkovic, “Topological network alignment uncovers biological function and phylogeny”, Highlights Track at ISMB/ECCB 2011, Vienna, Austria, July 15-19, 2011.

7.  Natasa Przulj, Tijana Milenkovic, Oleksii Kuchaiev, Hsiang Ho, Vesna Memisevic, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Anand Ganesan, Jayavani Aruri, “Uncovering melanogenesis regulatory pathways from protein-protein interaction networks: the computational method and software tool”, RECOMB Computational Cancer Biology 2010, Oslo, Norway, June 24-25, 2010.

6. Vesna Memisevic, Tijana Milenkovic, and Natasa Przulj, “An integrative approach to modelling biological networks”, 6th Annual International Symposium on Integrative Bioinformatics, Cambridge, UK, March 22-24, 2010.

5. Vesna Memisevic, Tijana Milenkovic, and Natasa Przulj, “Complementarity of network and sequence information in homologous proteins”, 6th Annual International Symposium on Integrative Bioinformatics, Cambridge, UK, March 22-24, 2010.

4. Oleksii Kuchaiev*, Tijana Milenkovic*, Vesna Memisevic, Wayne Hayes, Natasa Przulj, “Topological network alignment uncovers biological function and phylogeny, BioPathways meeting at ISMB/ECCB’09, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2009.
*These authors contributed equally to this work

3. Tijana Milenkovic and Natasa Przulj, “Uncovering Biological Network Function via Graphlet Degree Signatures”, 12th Serbian Mathematical Congress, Novi Sad, Serbia, August 28–September 2, 2008.

2. Tijana Milenkovic and Natasa Przulj, “From network structure to biological function in protein-protein interaction networks”, BioPathways meeting at ISMB’08, Toronto, Canada, July 2008. 

1. Tijana Milenkovic and Natasa Przulj, “Uncovering Biological Network Function via Graphlet Degree Signatures”, BioPathways '07 pre-conference of ISMB/ECCB'07, Vienna, Austria, July 19-20, 2007.

 

Conference Tutorials

(My students' names are in bold, and the presenter is in italic.)

2. Tijana Milenkovic and Fazle E. Faisal, “Network approaches in aging research with focus on biological network alignment”, ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (ACM BCB), Newport Beach, CA, USA, September 22-23, 2014.

1. Natasa Przulj and Tijana Milenkovic, “Biological Networks: Analyses, Models, Functions, and Disease”, the 9th International Conference on Systems Biology, ICSB'08, Gothenburg, Sweden. (According to ICSB organizers, this tutorial was the most visited of all tutorials held at the conference.)

 

Conference Workshops

3. Igor Jurisica, Natasa Przulj, and Tijana Milenkovic, “Challenges and approaches in comprehensive and informative complex network analysis for precision medicine”, Basel Computational Biology Conference ([BC2]), Basel, Switzerland, June 7-10, 2015. (According to [BC2] organizers, this workshop was the most visited of all workshops held at the conference.)

2. Natasa Przulj and Tijana Milenkovic, “Integrative Dynamic Analyses of Large Biomedical Network Data”, the 13th European Conference on Computational Biology, Strasbourg, France, September 7-10, 2014.

1. Tijana Milenkovic, “Networks are everywhere!”, "Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics" career conference for middle school girls, the University of Notre Dame, April 2015, April 2014, April 2013, and April 2012.