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[Computational-biology] SSBSS 2017 Call for Participation and Short Talks/Posters - Deadline: Sunday April 30 - International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School and Workshop, University of Cambridge, July 17 to 21

Giuseppe Nicosia via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by nicosia from dmi.unict.it)
Tue Apr 4 02:22:55 EST 2017

Call for Participation (apologies for multiple copies)
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* Call for Participation - Application Deadline: Sunday April 30

* Call for Short Talks & Posters - Submission Deadline: Sunday April 30,

* Biology meets Computer Science & Engineering *
University of Cambridge, UK, July 17 to 21, 2017
                 ssbss.school from gmail.com

The synthetic & systems biology summer school provides students, post-docs, academics and industry professionals with an intense learning experience on the theory and
applications of modern synthetic & systems biology. Over the course of one week, a panel of internationally renowned experts of the field will offer lectures and tutorials covering basic as well as advanced topics.

Confirmed Speakers
* Antonino Cattaneo, Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, Italy
* Jasmin Fisher, Microsoft Research & Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, UK
* Carole Goble, University of Manchester, UK
* Jim Haseloff, University of Cambridge, UK
* Jay Keasling, University of California, Berkeley, USA Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA Joint BioEnergy Institute, USA
* Edda Klipp, Humboldt University, Germany
* Natalio Krasnogor, Centre for Synthetic Biology and Bioexploitation, Newcastle University, UK
* Markus Ralser, Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge, UK & The Francis Crick Institute London, UK
* Uwe Sauer, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
* Mike Stubbington, EMBL-EBI, Cambridge UK
* Eriko Takano, Manchester Synthetic Biology Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK
* Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute & EMBL, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK

Industrial Panel 
* Jonathan Chesnut, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., USA
* Other speakers will be announced soon.

Application process
Applications are invited from graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, academics  and industry professionals looking to use, or already using synthetic biology and/or systems biology methods in their work.  Prior experience is not strictly required.

Applicants will be asked to submit a CV. We are also seeking to give participants a chance to discuss their own work with their peers and the speakers. 
As option, it is possible for each applicant to provide the abstract of a poster they would like to present at the school.

The School will involve a total of 36-40 hours of lectures, the final achievement will be equivalent to 8 ECTS points for the students attending the summer school.

The application system is now open:   http://www.taosciences.it/ssbss/#application-form

Important Dates:
* May 10, 2017 	Notification Acceptance 
* The Summer School will start July 17th at 8:45am and it will end July 21st at 21:00.

Massimo Gulisano, University of Catania, Italy
Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy
Steve G. Oliver, University of Cambridge, UK

Call for Posters & Talks
The International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School is especially aimed to provide a stimulating environment for young researchers, Post-Doc, Ph.D. Students and M.Sc. Students. 
They will have the possibility to present the results of their research activities on the topic of the summer school, and to interact with their scientific peers, in a friendly and constructive way. 
Applicants may submit an abstract to present their results. The abstract should be submitted before  April 30. 
In general, everyone participating in the summer school is invited to bring a poster to display their work. If you are interested in contributing, please give brief details when you submit your application. Suitable space will be reserved to the applicants for showing their posters.

Submit an abstract today for the Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School & Workshop (SSBSS 2017):


inquiries should be directed to ssbss.school from gmail.com


* Our sincere apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement *

Please help us distributing in your circles (emails, blogs, and social networks) the call for participation and call for oral talks/posters  for SSBSS 2017.  
Together we will make SSBSS a great event!

Giuseppe Nicosia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Dept of Mathematics & Computer Science  
University of Catania                                        
Viale A. Doria, 6  - 95125 Catania, Italy 
P +39 095 7383048
nicosia from dmi.unict.it                 
4th International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School - SSBSS 2017
* Biology meets Computer Science & Engineering *
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