Schedule for: 20w5162 - Advances in Theoretical and Experimental Methods for Analyzing Complex Regulatory Networks

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, February 16 and departing Friday February 21, 2020
Sunday, February 16
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
19:45 - 20:00 Introduction (TCPL 201)
20:00 - 20:45 Pieter Rein ten Wolde (TCPL 201)
21:00 - 22:30 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, February 17
07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:30 - 08:45 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:40 Jay Newby: Stochastic models of rare events in cell biology (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 Hong Qian: Complex systems: Fisher’s fundamental theorem and Gibbs’ chemical thermodynamics (TCPL 201)
10:05 - 10:25 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:50 - 11:30 Ting Lu (TCPL 201)
11:45 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:10 Jonathan Karr: Toward technologies for modeling whole cells (TCPL 201)
16:10 - 16:50 Markus Basan (TCPL 201)
16:50 - 17:30 Ran Kafri (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 20:10 Elizabeth Read: Stochastic modeling to infer gene regulatory rules from single cell coexpression patterns (TCPL 201)
Tuesday, February 18
07:00 - 08:40 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
08:40 - 09:20 Thomas Julou: Faster Growth Reduces the Sensitivity of Gene Circuits to Environmental Signals (TCPL 201)
09:20 - 10:00 Leor Weinberger (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:20 - 11:00 Ilya Nemenman (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:40 Thomas Wytock: Using machine learning to map transcriptomics to phenotype in bacteria and humans (TCPL 201)
11:40 - 13:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:10 Andrew Mugler: Self-communicating cancer cells (TCPL 201)
16:10 - 16:50 Erik van Nimwegen: Inferring gene regulatory landscapes from single-cell RNA-seq data (TCPL 201)
16:50 - 17:30 Christoph Zechner: Concentration fluctuations in phase separated environments (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 20:10 Arvind Murugan (TCPL 201)
Wednesday, February 19
07:00 - 08:40 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:40 Michael Assaf: Reconstructing an epigenetic landscape using a genetic ‘pulling’ approach (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 David Sivak: Physically optimizing inference (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:20 - 11:00 Laurent Potvin-Trottier (TCPL 201)
11:40 - 13:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, February 20
07:00 - 08:40 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
08:40 - 09:20 Andreas Hilfinger: Can we analyze complex networks two molecules at a time? (TCPL 201)
09:20 - 10:00 Brian Munsky (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:20 - 11:00 Jason Papin: Metabolic network models and transcriptome data integration (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:40 Steve Abel: Force-Induced Ultrasensitivity at Cell-Cell Interfaces (TCPL 201)
11:40 - 13:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:10 Robert Johnston: A two-step mechanism controlling stochastic cell fate specification in the fly eye (TCPL 201)
16:10 - 16:50 Mads Kaern: Resources for constructing and charactering gene regulatory networks in living cells (TCPL 201)
16:50 - 17:30 Marc Roussel: Graph-theoretical analysis of biochemical networks (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, February 21
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:40 Jim Brunner: Developing a mathematical structure to reflect microbial community interactions (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 Daniel Charlebois: Gene network-mediated heterogeneity in mammalian drug resistance (TCPL 201)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)