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Programme

TUESDAY 30th MARCH

12:30 - 13:40 Lunch (with MASAMB)

13:45 - 13:50 Welcome and Introduction

13:50 - 14:35 Keynote 1: Florian Markowetz, "Reconstructing networks from experimental and natural genetic perturbations"

14:35 - 14:55 Talk 1: Nicolo Fusi and Neil Lawrence, "Estimating the contribution of non-genetic factors to gene expression using Gaussian Process Latent Variable Models"

14:55 - 15:15 Talk 2: Chris Barnes, Xia Sheng and Michael Stumpf, "Using Sequential Monte Carlo Approaches as a Design Tool in Synthetic Biology"


15:15 - 15:35 Coffee


15:35 - 16:20 Keynote 2: Diego di Bernardo, "Identification of gene regulatory networks and drug mode of action from Large-scale Experimental Data"

16:20 - 16:40 Talk 3: Georgia Chan and Michael P.H. Stumpf, "Conditional Relevance Networks and Assessment of Statistical Significance"

16:40 - 17:00 Talk 4: Antti Honkela, Neil Lawrence and Magnus Rattray, "Decoding Underlying Behaviour from Destructive Time Series Experiments through Gaussian Process Models"

17:00 - 17:20 Talk 5: Svetlana Amirova, Declan Bates, Claudia Rato da Silva, Ian Stansfield and Heather Wallace. "Uncovering the design principles of polyamine regulation: an integrated modelling and experimental study"


17:40  Drinks reception

Evening Conference Dinner



WEDNESDAY 31th MARCH

09:45 - 10:30 Keynote 3: Richard Bonneau, "Learning biological networks: from modules to dynamics"

10:30 - 10:50 Talk 6: Cunlu Zou, Christophe Ladroue, Shuixia Guo and Jianfeng Feng, "Identifying interactions in the time and frequency domains in local and global networks"

10:50 - 11:10 Talk 7: Christopher Penfold and David Wild, "How to infer gene networks from expression profiles, revisited"


11:10 - 11:40 Coffee


11:40 - 12:00 Talk 9: Wei Liu and Mahesan Niranjan. "Deterministic and Stochastic Models of Bicoid Protein Gradient Formation in Drosophila Embryos: Modelling Maternal mRNA degradation"

12:00 - 12:20 Talk 10: Vladimir Miloserdov and Nigel Burroughs, "Statistical analysis of protein patternation on cell membranes during immunological synapse"

12:20 - 12:40 Talk 11: Elias Manolakos, "Machine Learning Methods for Effective Proteomics Image Analysis"


12:40 Lunch and Departure