Exploring frontiers: Predicting biology


Leveraging computation and mathematics to accelerate biological discovery

Join us July 25-26, 2019, at the Allen Institute for Exploring Frontiers: Predicting Biology, a symposium featuring the latest insights from leading modeling researchers from the fields of neuroscience, cell science and immunology, chaired by Markus Covert, Ph.D., leader of the Allen Discovery Center at Stanford University. The talks will address leveraging computation and mathematics to accelerate biological discovery.

Event Overview

Thursday, July 25:

    Registration and breakfast, 8:30-9:00am

    Welcome and introduction, 9:00am

    Morning sessions, 9:00-11:50am

    Cell biology panel discussion, 11:50am-12:35pm?

    Moderated by Andrew McCulloch

    Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering and Medicine

    University of California, San Diego

    Networking lunch (provided), 12:35-1:55pm

    Afternoon sessions, 1:55-4:15pm

    Neuroscience panel discussion, 4:15-5:00pm

    Moderated by Christof Koch
    Chief Scientist & President
    Allen Institute for Brain Science

Friday, July 26:

    Registration and breakfast, 8:30-9:00am

    Welcome and introduction, 9:00am

    Morning sessions, 9:00am-11:25am

    Immunology panel discussion, 11:25am-12:10pm

    Moderated by Hamid Bolouri

    Director, Informatics and Computational Biology
    Allen Institute for Immunology

    Closing remarks, 12:10pm

Speakers include:

    Bree Aldridge, Ph.D., Tufts University

    Grégoire Altan-Bonnet, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

    Anton Arkhipov, Ph.D., Allen Institute for Brain Science

    Neda Bagheri, PhD., Allen Institute for Cell Science

    Mark Brynildsen, Ph.D., Princeton University

    Markus Covert, Ph.D., Allen Discovery Center at Stanford University

    Mary Dunlop, Ph.D., Boston University

    Gaute Einevoll, Ph.D., Norwegian University of Life Sciences

    Adrienne Fairhall, Ph.D., University of Washington

    Zaida Luthey-Schulten, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Martin Meier-Schellersheim, Ph.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases

    Kathryn Miller-Jensen, Ph.D., Yale University

    Michael Reimann, Ph.D., École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

    Harlan Robins, Ph.D., Adaptive Biotechnologies

    Peter Robinson, Ph.D., The University of Sydney

    Shai Shen-Orr, Ph.D., Israel Institute of Technology

    Peter Sorger, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School

    Julie Theriot, Ph.D., University of Washington

    Hiroki Ueda, MD, Ph.D., RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research


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