Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on the Life Sciences.
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Organizing Committee Co-chairs:
Alla Borisyuk, University of Utah, USA
Samuel Isaacson, Boston University, USA
Victoria Booth, University of Michigan, USA
Tom Chou, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Peter Kim, University of Sydney, Australia
Doron Levy, University of Maryland, USA
Mark Lewis, University of Alberta, Canada
Laura Miller, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Jeffrey Sachs, Merck Research Laboratories, USA
Chuan Xue, Ohio State University, USA
Shan Zhao, University of Alabama, USA
The life sciences have become increasingly quantitative as new technologies facilitate collection and analysis of vast amounts of data ranging from complete genomic sequences of organisms to satellite imagery of forest landscapes on continental scales. As a consequence, mathematics and computational science have become crucial technologies for the study of complex models of biological processes.The SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences brings together researchers who seek to develop and apply mathematical and computational methods in all areas of the life sciences. This conference of the activity group will provide a cross-disciplinary forum for catalyzing mathematical research relevant to the life sciences. It will facilitate rapid diffusion of new mathematical and computational methods in the life sciences, and may stimulate more researchers to work in these important areas. Mathematicians, life scientists, computational biologists, bioengineers and others interested in mathematical and computational analysis of biological systems are encouraged to attend.
SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.
- Biofluids and Biomechanics
- Biology of Disease
- Cell and Systems Biology
- Ecology and Evolution
- Molecular Bioscience and Biophysics
- Neuroscience and Behavior
- Physiology and Medicine
January 8, 2018: Minisymposium Proposal Submissions
February 5, 2018: Contributed Lecture, Poster and Minisymposium Presentation Abstracts
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February 16, 2018: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications
July 9, 2018: Disconnect time is midnight EDT
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July 6, 2018