Signaling across Scales: Life Sciences to Social Systems


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  • Speaker: Various Speakers
  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 03/11/2014
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Location: Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies (4th floor)

  • Description:

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    Conference Schedule

    8:30-9:00 am Registration, coffee, etc.
    9:00-9:10 am Welcome & Introduction (Charlie, Denise, and/or Gary)
    9:10-10:00 am Douglas Lauffenburger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Title of Talk: In VivoSystems Analysis: Intra-Cellular, Inter-Cellular, and Multi-Cellular

    10:10-10:40 am Santiago Schnell, University of Michigan
    10:40-11:30 am Pablo Iglesias, The Johns Hopkins University<

    Title of Talk: Excitable and oscillatory behavior in directed cell migration

    11:40—1:00 pm Lunch
    1:10-01:40 pm Victoria Booth, University of Michigan

    Title of Talk: Neuromodulation of neuronal networks: acetylcholine and synaptic renormalization

    1:40-02:30 pm David Krakauer, University of Wisconsin
    2:40-03:10 pm Marisa Eisenberg, University of Michigan
    3:10-04:00 pm Michael Lachmann, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
    4:10-04:30 pm Summary and discussion (Charlie, Denise, and/or Gary again)
    4:30-06:00 pm Poster session and reception


    • Victoria Booth, Associate Professor of Mathematics (LSA) and Anesthesiology (Medical School), University of Michigan
    • Marisa Eisenberg, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (School of Public Health) and Mathematics (LSA), University of Michigan
    • Pablo Iglesias, Professor Electrical & Computer Engineering and Director, Cellular Signaling Control Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins University
    • David Krakauer, Professor of Genetics and Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin
    • Michael Lachmann, Research Staff Member, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
    • Douglas Lauffenburger, Professor of Biology, Biological Engineering, and Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Santiago Schnell, Associate Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology (Medical School), University of Michigan

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