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[Computational-biology] SSBSS 2016 - Application Deadline is Approaching - Call for Oral Presentations/Posters: 8-14 July 2016, Volterra (Pisa) Tuscany, Italy - 3rd Int. Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School - Early Application: April 26, 2016

Giuseppe Nicosia via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by nicosia from dmi.unict.it)
Sat Apr 2 05:22:09 EST 2016


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Call for Participation (apologies for multiple copies)
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3rd International Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School - SSBSS 2016,
8-14 July 2016, Volterra (Pisa) - Tuscany, Italy

*** New Speaker:  Edoardo Boncinelli, Universita' Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy *** 

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EARLY APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 26, 2016
http://www.taosciences.it/ssbss/#application-form

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:
Early Application: April 26, 2016
Notification Acceptance: from 2 to 28 April 2016

Late Application: from May 1st, to July 4th 2016
Notification Acceptance: from May 6th 2016 according to registration time

Early Short Talk/Poster Submission: April 26, 2016
Notification Acceptance: from 2 to 28 April 2016

Late Short Talk/Poster Submission: from May 1st, to July 4th 2016
Notification of Decision for Oral/Poster Presentation: from May 6, 2016 according to submission time

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

FINAL LIST OF SPEAKERS 
* Yaakov (Kobi) Benenson, Synthetic Biology Group from 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

* Edoardo Boncinelli, Universita’ Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
Lecture: TBA

* 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

* Jonathan S. Gootenberg, Feng Zhang and Aviv Regev Groups, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, USA
Lecture 1: "Discovering and Characterizing CRISPR effectors"
Lecture 2: "Probing Biology with CRISPR Screening"

* 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


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


SSBSS 2016 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


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Social event(s): social tour and dinner in Florence.

Please help us distributing in your circles (emails, blogs, and social networks) the call for participation and call for oral talks/posters  for SSBSS 2016.  Together we will make SSBSS a great event!

See you in Tuscany in July!
 Ludovico Montalcini - SSBSS 2016 Organizing Committee Chair



-- 
Giuseppe Nicosia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Dept of Mathematics & Computer Science  
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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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