Conference Programme

List of accepted papers and poster abstracts.

The conference proceedings have now been published as a volume 8859 in the Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics series.

Final Schedule

Monday, 17th November
9:00–9:25 Registration and coffee
9:25–9:30 Welcome Address
9:30–12:00 Session 1: Frameworks for model verification, validation, and analysis of biological systems
Chair: Carolyn Talcott
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:00 Poster Flashes
Chair: Joseph Dada
14:00–15:00 Invited Speaker: Ruth Baker, University of Oxford
"Experimental and Modelling Investigation of Monolayer Development with Clustering"
Chair: Kieran Smallbone
15:00–15:30 Coffee break
15:30–17:30 Session 2: Models and their biological applications
Chair: François Fages
17:30–18:00 Business meeting
17:45–19:00 Reception

Tuesday, 18th November
9:00–10:00 Invited Speaker: Dagmar Iber, ETH Zürich
"From Networks to Function—Computational Models of Organogenesis"
Chair: Pedro Mendes
10:00–10:30 Coffee break
10:30–10:35 Announcement of CMSB 2015 (Carito Guziolowski)
10:35–12:05 Session 3: Model inference from experimental data
Chair: Ursula Kummer
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:00 Session 4: Computational approaches for synthetic biology
Chair: Reinhard Laubenbacher
14:00–15:30 Poster session (with coffee)
15:30–17:00 Social event: Visit to the Museum of Science and Industry (MoSI)

At MoSI we will see a live demonstration of the Baby, the world's first stored-program electronic digital computer. It was first successfully operated in June 1948 running a program to factorize 218. This is the computer that gave birth to software, and was also responsible for Alan Turing to move to Manchester.
18:30 — Conference dinner at EastZEast Riverside.

Wednesday, 19th November
9:00–10:00 Invited Speaker: Magnus Rattray, University of Manchester
"Integrating mRNA and Polymerase Time Course Data to Model the Dynamics of Transcription"
Chair: Pedro Mendes
10:00–10:30 Coffee break
10:30–12:00 Session 5: Formalisms for modelling biological processes
Chair: Julio R. Banga
12:00–12:10 Closing remarks
12:10 — Packed lunch available for those who sign up.

The conference proceedings were published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics, volume 8859. A free copy will be supplied, at the conference, to all the participants