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EPSRC Symposium Workshop on Learning and inference in computational systems biology (LICSB)

Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 March 2010

Room B3.02 Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom


LICSB 2010

Learning and Inference in Computational Systems Biology

In making advances within Computational Systems Biology there is an acknowledged need for the ongoing development of both probabilistic and mechanistic, possibly multi-scale, models of complex biological processes. In addition to such models the development of appropriate and efficient inferential methodology to identify and reason over such models is necessary.

Examples of the progress which has been made in our understanding of modern biology by the exploitation of such methodology include model based inference of p53 activity; uncovering the evolution of protein complexes and understanding the circadian clock in plants; details of which were presented at the LICSB workshops.

The previous workshop themes of parameter estimation, probabilistic modelling of networks and inference in large biological system models will be further explored in this meeting. Contributions of recent work addressing these themes as well as preliminary application results are welcomed.

LICSB 2010 will follow MASAMB 2010 and will be held at the University of Warwick. It will feature keynote presentations and presentations selected from submitted abstracts.


Invited Keynote Speakers


Diego di Bernado, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy

Richard Bonneau, New York University, USA

Florian Markowetz, CRUK, Cambridge, UK


Abstract Submission through EasyChair

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=licsb2010


Important dates

Registration opens January 29th 2010
Abstract submission February 19th 2010
Author notification February 26th 2010
Registration ends March 19th 2010
Conference March 30th-31st 2010

Programme committee

Nigel Burroughs, University of Warwick, uk
Mark Girolami, University of Glasgow, UK
Dirk Husmeier, Bioinformatics and Statistics Scotland, UK
Neil Lawrence, University of Manchester, UK
Magnus Rattray, University of Manchester, UK
Michael Stumpf, Imperial College London, UK
David Wild, University of Warwick, UK

Local organising committee

Paul Brown
Hazel Higgins
Chris Penfold
Rich Savage
David Wild

Aerial photograph of Maths Houses

See also:
Mathematics Research Centre
Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick (MIR@W)
Past Events 
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Coventry CV4 7AL - UK
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