Programme

Important: both registration and an ID card are compulsory.

7th october start ~ 13.30 (entrance ~ 13:00)

  • 13:30 Welcome address
  • 14:00 Michael Blum, Université Grenoble, France – Evolution
    Title: Detection of outliers with PCA: application to whole genome scans for natural selection
  • 14:45 Peter Swain, University of Edinburgh, Scotland – System biology
    Title: A simple cell model to link gene expression, growth and population dynamics
  • 15:30 Pause / Break
  • 16:00 Elizabeth Purdom, University of California, Berkeley – Biostatistics
    Title: Timing Chromosomal Abnormalities using Mutation Data
  • 16:45 Hélène Morlon, École Normale Supérieure Paris, France – Ecology, mathematical modelling
    Title: Phylogenetic approaches for understanding diversification and phenotypic evolution
  • 18:00 Cocktail

 

8th October start ~ 8:30 (entrance ~ 8:15)

 

  • 08:30 Francis Bach, École Normale Supérieure et INRIA Paris, France
    Title: Large-scale machine learning: challenges and opportunities
  • 09:15 Mihai Pop, University of Maryland, USA – Next Generation Sequencing
    Title: Reconstructing genomes from metagenomic samples: promises and challenges
  • 10:00 Pause / Break
  • 10:30 Christian Schön, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany – Structure
    Title: Computational characterization of the structure and dynamics of (bio-)molecules via the global exploration of their energy landscapes
  • 11:15 Yann Ponty, LIX, École Polytechnique, Paris
    Title: Towards firm foundations for the rational design of RNA molecules
  • 12:15 Lunch Break
  • 14:00 Discusion with related GdR
  • 15:15 GdR General Meeting
  • 16:00 Closing