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The last two decades have witnessed the emergence and acceleration of a new paradigm in mathematical biology, which employs advanced methods in computational algebra and discrete mathematics toward modeling biological systems. The conference on Algebraic and Combinatorial Approaches in Systems Biology (ACSB) has as a core objective, to establish itself as a national forum for the presentation, discussion, and integration of current work in the field.

The ACSB 2015 will focus on diverse aspects of modeling of molecular networks, in particular gene regulatory networks, with an emphasis on discrete modeling approaches. In addition to models of molecular networks, it will explore questions such as the relationship between network structure and their dynamics. Integration of these topics into the educational curriculum will be discussed as well.

Invited speakers

Réka Albert (Pennsylvania State University)
Hélène Barcelo (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
Shernita Lee (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)
Raina Robeva (Sweet Briar College)
Karen Schlauch (University of Nevada, Reno)
Brandy Stigler (Southern Methodist University)
Michael Stillman (Cornell University)
Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley)
Paola Vera-Licona (UConn Health)


Paola Vera-Licona
University of Connecticut

Jason Brunson
University of Connecticut

Seda Arat
UConn Health and Virginia Tech

Elena Dimitrova
Clemson University

Brandy Stigler
Southern Methodist University

Luis Garcia-Puente
Sam Houston State University

Conference at a Glance

Who: Researchers interested in applications of algebra and combinatorics in biology

When: May 22-24, 2015

Where: UConn Health, Farmington, CT

Why: A national forum for the presentation, discussion, and integration of current work in the field.


April 17, 2015
Abstract Submission Due

April 21, 2015
Discounted Room Rate Due

April 30, 2015
Decision on Abstracts

May 1, 2015
Registration Due

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