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International Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School - Biology meets Engineering and Computer Science, Taormina - Sicily, Italy June 15-19, 2014

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      Call for Participation (apologies for multiple copies)
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      Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School:
      "Biology meets Engineering and Computer Science"

      Taormina, Italy, June 15-19, 2014


      W: http://www.taosciences.it/ssbss2014/
      E: ssbss2014@...

      *Application Deadline: February 15 2014*

      Recent advances in DNA synthesis have increased our ability to build
      biological systems. Synthetic Biology aims at streamlining the design
      and synthesis of robust and predictable biological systems using
      engineering design principles. Designing biological systems requires a
      deep understanding of how genes and proteins are organized and
      interact in living cells: Systems Biology aims at elucidating the
      cellular organization at gene, protein, cell, tissue, organ and
      network level using computational and biochemical methods.

      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.


      *List of Speakers*
      - Uri Alon, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
      - Jef Boeke, Johns Hopkins University, USA
      - Jason Chin, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
      - Virginia Cornish, Columbia University, USA
      - Angela DePace, Harvard University, USA
      - Paul Freemont, Imperial College London, UK
      - Farren Isaacs, Yale University, USA
      - Tanja Kortemme, University of California San Francisco, USA
      - Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy
      - Sven Panke, ETH, Switzerland
      - Rahul Sarpeshkar, MIT, USA
      - Giovanni Stracquadanio, Johns Hopkins University, USA
      - Ron Weiss, MIT, USA

      Other speakers will be announced soon.


      *School Directors*
      - Jef Boeke, Johns Hopkins University, USA
      - Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy
      - Mario Pavone, University of Catania, Italy
      - Giovanni Stracquadanio, Johns Hopkins University, USA


      *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,
      2014. The abstracts will be published on the electronic hands-out
      material of the summer school.

      W: http://www.taosciences.it/ssbss2014/
      E: ssbss2014@...


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      Dr. Mario Pavone (PhD)
      Assistant Professor
      Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
      University of Catania
      V.le A. Doria 6 - 95125 Catania, Italy
      tel: 0039 095 7383038
      fax: 0039 095 330094
      Email: mpavone@...
      http://www.dmi.unict.it/mpavone/
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