Schedule

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