Past Symposiums-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Computational Biology Symposium 2008

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Registration is now closed for 2008. The date for 2009 is to be announced.

We are pleased to invite you to the 7th Annual Computational Biology Symposium at Carnegie Mellon University. The Carnegie Mellon Computational Biology Symposia are designed to introduce computational biology and genomics to Carnegie Mellon students and faculty members, through presentations on cutting edge research and technology.

The theme of this year's symposium is Biochemistry in the Cell.


8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Introduction
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Rule-Based Modeling of Biochemical Systems

James Faeder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Computational Biology
University of Pittsburgh

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Function at the Domain Boundary: Structure of the Rsc4 Tandem Bromodomain

Andrew VanDemark, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Bridging Physiological and Molecular Models of Neurotransmitter Release

Joel Stiles, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Quantitative Biological Simulation
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
Associate Professor
Mellon College of Science
Carnegie Mellon University

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biosensors for Cell Activity: What, Where and When

Marcel Bruchez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Program Manager
Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center
Carnegie Mellon University

4:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. Open Discussion
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Registration is now closed for 2008.

For additional information, please send e-mail to the organizers:
Russell Schwartz, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Mark Macbeth, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

Supported by the Department of Biological Sciences through a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.