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ICSB 2007 Welcome to the Eighth International Conference on Systems Biology
Long Beach, California October 1-6, 2007
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Keynote Speakers

image Adam P. Arkin
Associate Professor of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, Director, Virtual Institute of Microbial Stress and Survival

Appreciating the Designs of the Blind Watchmaker: How Characterization and Creation are Creating a New Biological Engineering Science

image Claire Tomlin
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University

A Systems Biology Approach to Decoding Cell Polarity in Flies

image Eric Wieschaus
Squibb Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton and a winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Positional Information and Morphogen Gradients in Drosophila: New Data and New Unanswered Questions


Banquet Speaker

imagee Evelyn Fox Keller
Professor Emeritus of History and Philosophy of Science at MIT

Bringing Systems Biology to Life

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Invited speakers

image Naama Barkai
Weizman Institute of Science, Israel
image Alexis Borisy

Synergy Enables Selectivity

image Roger Brent
Molecular Research Sciences Institute

Physiology and Genetic Regulation of Cellular Signal Transmission

image Søren Brunak
Technical University of Denmark

Understanding Interactomes by Data Integration

image Tim Buchman
Washington University, St. Louis

Organization and Dynamics in Critical Illness and Critical Care

image Marta Cascante
University of Barcelona

Robust Metabolic Network Adaptation in Multifactorial Disease Could Become New Targets for Novel Designed Therapies

image Henrik Jönsson
Lund University, Sweden

Modeling and Live Confocal Imaging of Plant Shoot Development

image Daphne Koller
Stanford University

Activity Motifs: Statistical Analysis of the Dynamics of
Biological Networks

image Sang Yup Lee
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Systems Biotechnology for the Enhanced Production of Chemicals and Materials

image Julian Lewis
Cancer Research UK

Notch Signalling and the Somite Segmentation Clock:
Mathematical Modelling and Experimental Validation

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image George Oster
UC Berkeley

Propulsion and patterns in the life of Myxobacteria

image Linda Petzold
University of California, Santa Barbara

Discrete Stochastic Simulation for Biochemical Systems - State of the Art

image Pamela Silver
Harvard Medical School

Designing Biological Systems

image Christina Smolke

A Framework for Programming System Behavior Through Integrated RNA Devices

image Eduardo Sontag
Rutgers University

Qualitative/Quantitative Analysis of Biomolecular Network Dynamics

image Alice Ting

Molecular Reporters for Imaging Protein Function in the Living Cell

image Olga Troyanskaya
Princeton University

Discovering novel biology through integration of computation and experiments

image Alex van Oudenaarden

The Frequency Dependence and Perfect Adaptation of Osmosensing

image Ron Weiss
Princeton University

Synthetic biology: From Bacteria to Stem Cells

image Jonathan Weissman
University of California, San Francisco

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Contributed Plenary Speakers

  Elhanan Borenstein
Stanford University
Large-Scale Reconstruction and Analysis of Growth Environments
  Andrea Califano
Columbia University
Signalome-Transfactome Networks in Human B Cells
  Alberto Polleri
Stanford University
Modeling Genetic Circuit Dysregulation in Human Disease
  Carsten Carlberg
NUCSYS: Systems Biology of Nuclear Receptors
  Pablo Iglesias
Johns Hopkins University
Information-Theoretic Analysis of Signal Transduction Pathways
  Jasmin Fisher
Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK
Predictive Modeling of Signaling Crosstalk during C. elegans Vulval Development
  Sohyoung Kim
National Institute of Health
Fine Tuning of p53-Mdm2-MdmX Network by MdmX during DNA Damage Response
  Tetsuya Yomo
Osaka University
How Does Phenotypic Fluctuation Facilitate Adaptation and Evolution?
  Lucia Wille
Understanding IGF Signaling Dynamics through Computational Modeling

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Student Speakers

  Joshua Ho
The University of Sydney, Australia
Modeling the Evolution of Gene Regulatory Networks
  R. Sidney Cox
California Institute of Technolgy
Programming Gene Expression with Combinatorial Promoters
  Xiling Shen
Stanford University
Hybrid Modeling and Robustness Analysis on Caulobacter Cell Cycle Regulation
  Quincey Justman
Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3b Exploits Intracellular Noise to Regulate Xenopus Oocyte Maturation

Silvia Santos
EMBL Heidelberg
MAPK Network Properties Determine Cell Fate Decision in PC-12 Cells

  Thomas Whisenant
University of California, Irvine
Computationally Searching the Genome for Novel JNK Substrates

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Sponsored Session Speakers (RTK Systems Biology)

  Dr. Andrea Bertotti
University of Turin, Italy
  Ami Citri
Stanford University
The Architecture of Growth Factor Signaling
  Heimo Riedel
West Virginia School of Medicine
  Lucia Willie
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
Understanding IGF Signaling Dynamics through Computational Modeling

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