[Synthetic Biology] Call for Participation, 7th International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School - SSBSS 2020, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Tuscany, Italy June 8-12, Deadline: February 20

Giuseppe Nicosia nicosia at dmi.unict.it
Wed Feb 12 14:19:41 PST 2020

7th International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School - SSBSS 2020
June 8-12, 2020 - Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

ssbss at icas.xyz

Application Deadline: February 20, 2020

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SSBSS 2020.  Together we will make SSBSS 2020 a great Summer School! *

The Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS) is a full-immersion
five-day residential summer school at the  Scuola Normale Superiore di
Pisa, 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.

Keynote Speakers:
* JOEL S. BADER, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins
University, USA    Topics: Cancer, Systems Biology, Synthetic Biology,
Synthetic Chromosomes, Genome-wide association studies

* JEF D. BOEKE, Institute for Systems Genetics - New York University
Langone Health, USA    Topics: Humane Genome Project - Write, Genomics,
Genetics, Retrotransposons, Synthetic Biology

* FRANCESCA BUFFA, Department of Oncology, University of Oxford, UK
 Topics: Systems Biology, Functional Genomics, Transcriptomics,
Biostatistics, Integrative Genomics & Metabolism

* ANTONINO CATTANEO, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy
Topics: intrabody protein silencing technology,  proNGF/NGF imbalance,
neurotrophic factor based therapies for neurodegenerative diseases

* YVONNE CHEN, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UCLA,
USA   Topics: Mammalian Synthetic Biology, Cell-based therapies for
intractable diseases, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cells.

* VIRGINIA CORNISH, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, USA
 Topics: Synthetic Biology, Chemical Complementation & Ribosome Chemistry

* CARLO CROCE, The Ohio State University, USATopics:

* TOM ELLIS, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK
 Topics: Synthetic Genomics, Synthetic Biology, Genome Engineering,

* RODRIGO LEDESMA-AMARO, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College
London, UK    Topics: Metabolic Engineering, Synthetic and Systems Biology

* NICOLA PATRON, Synthetic Biology Group, Earlham Institute, UK   Topics:
Synthetic Biology, Engineering Plant Biology, Recoding Regulation, Recoding
Plant Metabolism

* GUIDO SANGUINETTI, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK
Topics: Systems Biology, Biomedical Artificial Intelligence, Probabilistic
Modeling of Biological systems.

More Speakers TBA soon!

Application: February 20, 2020
Oral Presentation/Poster Submission: February 20, 2020
Notification of Decision for Oral/Poster Presentation: March 12, 2020



During the Registration Process we accept abstract submissions for posters
and oral presentations to be presented during the poster sessions and the
talk sessions.

Early registration deadline: February 20, 2020

Participants will be delivered a certificate of attendance indicating the
number of hours of lectures (36-40 hours of lectures). In according to the
academic system all PhD and master students attending to the summer school
will may get 8 ECTS points.

A formal certificate of successful participation in the event will be
delivered indicating the number of hours of lectures.

See you in Tuscany in June!

     JOEL S. BADER, Johns Hopkins University, USA
     JEF D. BOEKE, New York University, USA
     ANTONINO CATTANEO, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy
     MASSIMO GULISANO, University of Catania, Italy
     GIUSEPPE NICOSIA, University of Cambridge, UK  & University of
Catania, Italy
     STEVE OLIVER, University of Cambridge, UK
     GIOVANNI STRACQUADANIO, University of Edinburgh, UK

     the SSBSS 2020 Directors.

ssbss at icas.xyz


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