Call for Participation (apologies for multiple copies)
Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School: Biology meets Engineering and Computer Science - 2nd Edition
Taormina - Sicily, Italy, July 5-9, 2015
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** Deadlines **
Student Application: February 15, 2015
Oral/Poster Submission: February 15, 2015
The Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS) is a full-immersion course on cutting-edge advances in systems and synthetic biology with lectures delivered by world-renowned experts. The school provides a stimulating environment for doctoral students, early career researches and industry leaders. Participants will also have the chance to present their results (Oral presentations or Posters) and to interact with their peers.
** Topics **
Reading and Writing Genomes
Synthetic Circuits and Cells
Artificial Tissues and Organs
Genomically recoded Organisms
Biological Design Automation
** List of Speakers **
* Adam Arkin, University of California Berkeley, USA
* Jef Boeke, New York University, USA
* Angela DePace, Harvard University, USA
* Forbes Dewey, MIT, USA
* Paul Freemont, Imperial College London, UK
* Karmella Haynes, Arizona State University, USA
* Richard Kitney, Imperial College London, UK
* Timothy Lu, MIT, USA
* Philip Maini, Oxford University, UK
* Steve Oliver, Cambridge University, UK
* Greg Stephanopoulos, MIT, USA - TBC
* Nicola Zamboni, ETH, Switzerland
Other speakers will be announced soon.
** Industrial Panel **
* Zach Serber, Zymergen, Inc. USA
More speakers will be announced soon!
Jef D. Boeke, New York University, USA
Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy
Mario Pavone, University of Catania, Italy
Giovanni Stracquadanio, University of Oxford, UK
** Short Talk and Poster Submission **
Students may submit a research abstract for presentation. School directors will review the abstracts and will recommend for poster or short-oral presentation. Abstract should be submitted by February 15, 2015. The abstracts will be published on the electronic hands-out material of the summer school.
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