[SocBiN] Fwd: Lipari School â EURO " Computational Genomics and Personalized Medicine: DEADLINE EXTENDED

Arne Elofsson arne at bioinfo.se
Thu May 1 07:28:03 CEST 2014

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From: "Alfredo Ferro" <school at lipari.dmi.unict.it>
Date: May 1, 2014 12:13 AM
Subject: Lipari School â EURO " Computational Genomics and Personalized
To: "arne at sbc.su.se" <arne at sbc.su.se>


Computational Genomics and Personalized Medicine
July 13 - July 19, 2014, Lipari Island

Aim and scope: Computational Genomics and personalized medicine is the most
challenging research area in the modern era. Our main and special guest
lectures will address the scope focusing on algorithms,
computational models and biomedical results on this field. From the
enclosed bibliography it appears that the selected themes have received
much attention in the scholarly literature ranging from Nature and Science
to Bioinformatics Journals.

Opening Lecture

   Michael Levitt
   Stanford University, USA


   Andrea Califano
   Leveraging models of cell regulation and GWAS data in integrative
network-based association studies
   Columbia University, USA

   Jonathan A. Eisen
   Phylogenetic and phylogenomic approaches to studying the human microbiome
   Stanford University, USA

   Stephen Quake
   Is the Genome Useful in Medicine?
   Stanford University, USA

Guest speaker

   Carlo Maria Croce
   Professor and Chair of Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and
Medical Genetics
   microRNAs in cancer: small molecules with a huge impact
   Ohio State University, USA

   Napoleone Ferrara
   Regulation of angiogenesis by the tumor microenvironment
   University of California, San Diego, USA

   Gene Myers
   Director & Tschira Chair of Systems Biology
   The Resurrection of de novo DNA sequencing
   Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany


   Giosue' Lo Bosco
   Computational models for Epigenomic Analyis
   University of Palermo, Italy

Participants will be arranged in a comfortable hotel at very special rates.
The conference room (in the same hotel) is air-conditioned and equipped
with all conference materials. Special areas are reserved to students for
the afternoon coursework and study. The island of Lipari can be easily
 reached  from Milazzo, Palermo, Naples, Messina and Reggio Calabria by
ferry or hydrofoil (50 minutes from Milazzo).

Two kinds of participants are welcome. Students: Participants who are
expected to do afternoon courseworks and take a final exam (The grades will
be given following the ECTS grading scale). The course will involve a total
of 24 hours of teaching. According to our university rules passing the
final exam gives right to an equivalent of 6 ECTS credits in any Ph.D.
program. Auditors: participants who are not interested in taking the final
Registration fee is 470 Euros. The fee covers the course material,
bus+hydrofoil Catania airport-Lipari-Catania airport, social event. Late
registration is 570 Euros.

Deadline for application is April 30, 2014 (admission notification will
start on March 1st according to registration time). Applicants must include
a short curriculum vitae and specify two professors whom letters of
recommendation will be asked to, if deemed necessary. Applicants will be
notified about admission by May 15, 2014.
The official language is English.

School Directors

  Prof. Alfredo Ferro (University of Catania)
  Prof. Raffaele Giancarlo (University of Palermo)
  Prof. Concettina Guerra (Georgia Tech.)
  Prof. Michael Levitt, (Stanford University)

  Dr. Rosalba Giugno (co-director, University of Catania)
  Dr. Alfredo Pulvirenti (co-director, University of Catania)

People interested in receiving further information about the school can

Lipari School Organization
Prof. Alfredo Ferro -- Lipari School secretary
Universita' degli Studi di Catania - Dipartimento di Matematica e
Citta' Universitaria - Viale A.Doria, 6 - 95125 Catania - ITALY
Tel: +39 095 7383071
Fax: +39 095 7337032 / +39 095 330094
E-mail:school at dmi.unict.it

Follow us on:
twitter  - @LipariSchoolBio
Facebook - http://goo.gl/k7iuQW
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