[Synthetic Biology] SSBSS 2016 Call for Oral Presentations/Posters: 8-14 July 2016, Volterra (Pisa) - Tuscany - 3rd Int. Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School - Application DEADLINE: March 31, 2016

Giuseppe Nicosia nicosia at dmi.unict.it
Tue Mar 1 02:12:19 PST 2016


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3rd International Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School - SSBSS 2016,
8-14 July 2016, Volterra (Pisa) - Tuscany, Italy

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The Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS) is a full-immersion five-day residential summer school at the Volterra Learning Center (Pisa - Tuscany, Italy) on cutting-edge advances in systems and synthetic biology with lectures delivered by world-renowned experts. The school provides a stimulating environment for students (from Master students to PhD students), Post-Docs, early career researches, academics and industry leaders. Participants will also have the chance to present their results (with Oral Talks and Posters), and to interact with their peers, in a friendly and constructive environment.


SSBSS 2016 DEADLINES:
Application: March 31, 2016
Notification Acceptance: April 10, 2016
Oral Presentation/Poster Submission: March 31, 2016
Notification of Decision for Oral/Poster Presentation: April 10, 2016

http://www.taosciences.it/ssbss/#application-form

SPEAKERS
* Yaakov (Kobi) Benenson, Synthetic Biology Group at Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
Lecture 1: The practice of mammalian synthetic biology
Lecture 2: Mammalian cell classifiers

* Leonidas Bleris, Bioengineering Department, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Lecture 1: Genome Editing Technologies and Therapeutic Modalities
Lecture 2: Benchmark Circuits and Topological Properties

* Domitilla Del Vecchio, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, USA
Lecture 1: Modularity in genetic circuits: Dream versus Reality
Lecture 2: Engineering Modularity in Genetic Circuits

* Diego Di Bernardo, Dept of Chemical Materials and Industrial Production Engineering University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
Lecture 1: "Engineering and Control of Biological Circuits in Yeast"
Lecture 2: "Engineering and Control of Biological Circuits in Mammalian Cells

* Barbara Di Ventura, Synthetic Biology Group, BioQuant/DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
Lecture 1: Using blue light to control protein localization in living mammalian cells
Lecture 2: Using split inteins for protein engineering in living cells

* J. Gootenberg, Feng Zhang's Group, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, USA
Lectures: TBA

* Markus Herrgard, Technical University of Denmark - Biosustain, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Denmark
Lecture 1: "Developing an Integrated Cell Factory Design Tool"
Lecture 2: "Using Automated Laboratory Evolution to Optimize Cell Factories”

* Shalev Itzkovitz, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Lecture 1: "Single Molecule Approaches for Studying Gene Expression in Intact Mammalian Tissues"
Lecture 2: "Systems Biology of Stem Cell-Maintained Tissues”

* Francesco Ricci, Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Lecture 1: "DNA Nanotechnology Tools and Reactions for Synthetic Biology"
Lecture 2: "Nature-inspired DNA-based Nanodevices

More speakers will be announced soon!

INDUSTRIAL PANEL
* Speakers TBA


Next Generation Sequencing Workshop – Afternoon July 12th, 2016

* “How fast can we align sequences?”
Mario Guarracino, CNR, Italy

* “Advanced Bioinformatics tools for NGS” – TBC
Luca Zammataro, Yale University, USA 

Tutorials:
* “Detection and analysis of contaminating sequences in NGS sequencing data”
Ilaria Granata, CNR, Italy

* “Detection and interpretation of circular RNAs in RNA-seq experiments”
Parijat Tripathi, CNR, Italy


Scientific Committee
Jole Costanza, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
Diego Di Bernardo, TeleThon Institute of Genetics & Medicine - TIGEM and University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Barbara Di Camillo, University of Padova, Italy
Simone Furini, University of Siena, Italy
Emanuele Domenico Giordano, University of Bologna, Italy
Massimo Gulisano, University of Catania, Italy
Mario Guarracino, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Markus Herrgard, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Paolo Magni, University of Pavia, Italy
Giuseppe Narzisi, New York Genome Center, USA
Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy
Wieslaw Nowak, Nicholas Copernicus University, Poland
Danilo Porro, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Francesco Ricci, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Gianna Maria Toffolo, University of Padova, Italy
Renato Umeton, MIT, USA
Luca Zammataro, Yale University, USA


School Directors
Diego Di Bernardo, TeleThon Institute of Genetics & Medicine - TIGEM and University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy
     Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy
                     Luca Zammataro, Yale University, USA


See you in Tuscany in July!
     The Organizing Committee.

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* Other Events in Tuscany: *
2nd International Workshop on Machine learning, Optimization and big Data - MOD 2016
An Interdisciplinary Workshop: Machine Learning, Optimization and Data Science without Borders, Volterra (Pisa) -Tuscany, August 26-29, 2016

http://www.taosciences.it/mod/
modworkshop2016 at gmail.com
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
Paper submission deadline: March 31, 2016
http://www.taosciences.it/mod/call-for-papers/
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mod2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
+ Nello Cristianini, Bristol University, UK
+ George Michailidis, University of Florida, USA
+ Stephen H. Muggleton, Imperial College London, UK
+ Panos Pardalos, University of Florida, USA
Other Keynote Speakers will be announced soon

POST-PROCEEDINGS by Lecture Notes in Computer Science - Springer

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE
Computational Optimization and Applications Journal - Springer


-- 
Giuseppe Nicosia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Dept of Mathematics & Computer Science  
University of Catania                                        
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3rd International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School - SSBSS 2016
* Biology meets Computer Science & Engineering *
July 8-14, 2016 - Volterra (Pisa), Tuscany, Italy
http://www.taosciences.it/ssbss/
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2nd International Workshop on Machine learning, Optimization & big Data - MOD 2016
August 26-29, 2016 - Volterra (Pisa), Tuscany, Italy
http://www.taosciences.it/mod/
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