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2018 Conference on Quantitative Approaches in Biology

The 2018 Annual Conference on Quantitative Approaches in Biology was held November 16-17,  2018 at Northwestern University. The conference was a free two-day event that included a range of activities to stimulate the cross-fertilization of ideas, including guest speaker talks, a workshop on collaboration in team-science, a round table panel discussion, networking opportunities, a poster session, an undergraduate research competition, and a reception.

Read more about the 2018 conference at this link, http://sites.northwestern.edu/mathbiosys/2018/11/26/body-of-numbers/ 

 

Click here for the Program Book

Click here for Poster Session Abstracts (Friday & Saturday)

Click here for Lightning Talk Abstracts (Saturday)

 


Friday, November 16
Venue: McCormick Auditorium, Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:50 am – 9:00 am Welcome
9:00 am – 10:00 am Tassos Pavlopoulos, PhD
Janelia Research Campus
10:15 am – 11:15am Anindita (Oni) Basu, PhD
University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory
11:15 am – 11:30 am Science in Society:
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Workshop: Collaboration & Interdisciplinarity Research
Bennett Goldberg, PhD
Northwestern University
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Working Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Poster Session
Includes the Undergraduate Research in Quantitative Biology Poster Competition
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Group Photo
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Keynote: Boris Shraiman, PhD
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Round-table Panel: Collaborating Across Disciplines
5:00 pm Closing Remarks & Award Ceremony
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Reception & Networking
6:30 pm Meet up

Saturday, November 17
Venue: Abbott Auditorium, Pancoe Hall, 2200 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL

8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:50 – 9:00 am Welcome
9:00 am –  9:45 am Rosemary Braun, PhD
Northwestern University
 9:45 am – 10:30 am Sascha Hilgenfeldt, PhD
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
10:45 am – 11:30 am Andrew Mugler, PhD
Purdue University
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Milo Lin, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
12:15 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch & Poster Session*
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lightning Talks*
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Arthur Prindle, PhD
Northwestern University
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Margaret Gardel, PhD
University of Chicago
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
6:00 pm Meet up

 

 

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