Virginia Tech - Invent the Future
International Conference on Computational Cell Biology  - August 14-16, 2013  - Virginia Bioinformatics Institute    - Blacksburg, Virginia
Schedule


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Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI), Virginia Tech
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration - VBI Lobby
12:40 - 1:00 PM Opening Remarks and Welcome , Dr. Dennis Dean, Virginia Tech - VBI Auditorium (all sessions held in VBI Auditorium unless otherwise noted)
Session I - Chair: Xiling Shen, Cornell University
1:00 - 1:45 PM Arthur Lander (University of California Irvine) - The Challenges of Proliferative Control
1:45 - 2:30 PM Thomas Pollard (Yale University) - Combining experiments and modeling to understand actin dynamics during endocytosis and cytokinesis
2:30 - 3:00 PM Break, VBI Lobby
Session II - Chair: Will Mather, Virginia Tech
3:00 - 3:45 PM Rong Li (Stowers Institute) - Mechanism of cell polarization in budding yeast
3:45 - 4:05 PM Zhanghan Wu (National Institutes of Health) - Distinct actin networks dictate traction peak oscillation of focal adhesions
4:05 - 4:25 PM Ping Ye (Washington State University) - Dynamic modeling of yeast meiotic initiation
5:30 - 7:30 PM Dinner (provided Meals at Virginia Tech's award winning dining hall, Dietrick Dinning Hall (D2), will be served from 11am -1:30pm and from 5 - 6:30pm. Please enjoy meals with your colleagues at D2; even after serving times, please enjoy interdisciplinary discussion until your next session begins!)
Thursday, Aug 15, 2013
Session III - Chair: Josep Bassaganya-Riera, Virginia Tech
9:00 - 9:45 AM Bela Novak (University of Oxford) - Cell cycle control by a minimal Cdk network
9:45 - 10:05 AM Maria Davidich (Siemens) - Examining Boolean network approach as a modelling approach for protein networks: Fission yeast cell cycle as an example
10:05 - 10:25 AM Yang-Yu Liu (Harvard University) - Observability of complex biological systems
10:25 - 10:50 AM Break, VBI Lobby
Session IV - Chair: Abhyudai Singh, University of Delaware
10:50 - 11:40 AM Albert Goldbeter (Universite Libre de Bruxelles) - Regulatory networks and cellular rhythms: The cell cycle and the circadian clock
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Judit Zamborszky (University of Cincinnati) - Circadian-gated cell division cycles in Neurospora crassa
12:00 - 2:00 PM Lunch (provided Meals at Virginia Tech's award winning dining hall, Dietrick Dinning Hall (D2), will be served from 11am-1:30pm and from 5-6:30pm. Please enjoy meals with your colleagues at D2; even after serving times, please enjoy interdisciplinary discussion until your next session begins!)
Session V - Chair: Jayajit Das, Ohio State University
2:10 - 2:55 PM James Ferrell (Stanford University) - Bistability and Trigger Waves in Mitosis
2:55 - 3:15 PM Guang Yao (University of Arizona) - The State of Silence
3:15 - 3:35 PM Break, VBI Lobby
Session VI - Student Travel Prize Talk Session - Chair: Neil Adams, Virginia Tech
3:35 - 4:50 PM Miriam Ginzberg (Harvard University) - Specification of cell size and control of size heterogeneity by mTOR -dependent modulation of growth rate

Elham Azizi (Boston University) - Predictive Models of Gene Regulation for Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Kai-Yuan Chen (Cornell University) - A gradient modulated intercellular feedback controlling pattern formation inside intestinal crypts

Phanindra Venkatapurapu (University of North Carolina) - RGS protein Sst2 regulates receptor endocytosis in yeast

Jaekyoung Kim (University of Michigan) - A network design for cellular timekeeping where maintaining a fixed period is crucial
5:00 - 8:00 PM Poster Session (refreshments provided), VBI Lobby
Friday, Aug 16, 2013
Session VII - Chair: Hong Qin, Spelman College
9:00 - 9:45 AM Tim Elston (University of North Carolina) - Periodically probing the pheromone response of yeast
9:45 - 10:05 AM Wang, Chun-Chao (University of Virginia) - A dynamic expression circuit in single basal-like breast epithelial cells
10:05 - 10:30 AM Break, VBI Lobby
Session VIII - Chair: T M Murali, Virginia Tech
10:30 - 10:50 AM Sayak Mukherjee (OSU) - Mono- and multi-valent ligation of the BCR exhibit differential dependence upon Syk and Src family kinases
10:50 - 11:10 AM Sandip Kar (Indian Institute of Technology) - Information flow defines code converting PI3K and MAPK signaling to Proliferation
11:10 - 11:30 AM Myong-Hee Sung (NIH) - Cell type-specific processing of signaling information by NF-κB dynamics
Session IX- Chair: John Tyson, Virginia Tech
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Forum for Interdisciplinary Research & Education
12:30 - 2:30 PM Lunch (provided Meals at Virginia Tech’s award winning dining hall, Dietrick Dinning Hall (D2), will be served from 11am-1:30pm and from 5-6:30pm. Please enjoy meals with your colleagues at D2; even after serving times, please enjoy interdisciplinary discussion until your next session begins!)
Session X - Chair: Xujing Wang, National Institutes of Health
2:30 - 3:15 PM Daniela Cimini (Virginia Tech) - Defining the kinetochore mechanical properties important for regulation of mitotic chromosome dynamics in PtK1 cell
3:15 - 3:35 PM Steve Abel (University of Tennessee) - The Membrane Environment Can Promote or Suppress Bistability in Cell Signaling Networks
3:35 - 3:55 PM Break, VBI Lobby
Session XI - Chair: Attila Csikasz-Nagy, King’s College London
3:55 - 4:40 PM James Keener (University of Utah) - Mechanisms of length regulation of flagella in Salmonella
4:40 - 5:00 PM Robert Clarke (Georgetown University) - Modeling endocrine resistance in breast cancer
5:00 - 5:05 PM Closing Remarks
6:00 - 9:00 PM Evening Banquet - Inn at Virginia Tech (separate ticket purchase required, $55)

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