All talks will be at the Center for Quantitative Medicine located at 195 Farmington Avenue at the UConn Health in Farmington, Connecticut. Listed below is the schedule for the conference:

May 22, 2015
Time Activity
8:30 AM–9:15 AM Registration
9:15 AM–9:30 AM Opening the Conference
9:30 AM–10:20 AM Michael Stillman, Cornell University
“Algebraic Reverse Engineering of Biological Networks”
10:30 AM–11:00 AM Coffee break
11:00 AM–11:50 AM Karen Schlauch, University of Nevada, Reno
“The Art of Robust Networking”
12:00 PM–2:00 PM Lunch break
2:00 PM–2:50 PM Poster blitz
3:00 PM–3:50 PM Brandy Stigler, Southern Methodist University
“Reducing Ambiguity in Gene Regulatory Network Inference via Grobner Bases”
4:00 PM–4:30 PM Coffee break
4:30 PM–4:50 PM Heather A. Harrington, University of Oxford
“Algebraic Systems Biology and Experimental Design for the Wnt Signaling Pathway”
5:00 PM–5:20 PM Christian Reidys, Virginia Tech
“Topological RNA Structures”
5:30 PM–7:00 PM Poster session
May 23, 2015
Time Activity
8:30 AM–9:20 AM Paola Vera-Licona, UConn Health
“Combinatorial Interventions for Control Tasks in Large-Scale Signaling Networks”
9:30 AM–10:20 AM Réka Albert, Pennsylvania State University
“Discrete Dynamic Modeling Elucidates the Outcomes of Signal Transduction Networks and Helps to Control them”
10:30 AM–11:00 AM Coffee break
11:00 AM–11:20 AM David Murrugarra, University of Kentucky
“Optimal Control Methods for Stochastic Boolean Networks”
11:30 AM–11:50 AM Qijun He, Clemson University
“Multibranch Loop Parameters in RNA Folding Algorithm”
12:00 PM–2:00 PM Lunch break
2:00 PM–2:50 PM Raina Robeva, Sweet Briar College
“Algebraic and Discrete Mathematical Biology for Undergraduates”
3:00 PM–3:20 PM Svetlana Poznanovic, Clemson University
“Distribution of Motifs Generated by a Stochastic Grammar for RNA Folding”
3:30 PM–3:50 PM Yan Hao, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
“Reduction of Combinatoric Calcium Release Site Models via Fast/Slow Analysis and Genetic Algorithm”
4:00 PM–4:30 PM Coffee break
4:30 PM–5:20 PM Hélène Barcelo, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
“Discrete Homotopy and Homology Theory for Metric Spaces”
May 24, 2015
Time Activity
8:30 AM–9:20 AM Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
“Rational Design of Antibiotic Treatment Plans”
9:30 AM–10:20 AM Shernita Lee, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
“Airway Inflammation: Does it Add Up?”
10:30 AM–11:00 AM Coffee break
11:00 AM–11:20 AM Matthew Oremland, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
“Combinatorial Optimization Methods for Agent-based Modeling”
11:30 AM–11:50 PM Jaewook Joo, University of Tennessee
“Network Architectural Conditions for Noise-induced Biochemical Oscillators”
12:00 PM–12:15 PM Closing of the Conference