CSB2: Council for Systems Biology in Boston

International Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease 2010

June 16-18, 2010 in Boston, MA

The International Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease 2010 is a three-day conference focusing on mammalian systems biology, particularly as it applies to human disease and therapy.  In addition to talks by invited speakers, SBHD will include two poster sessions and additional talks selected from submitted poster abstracts.

Update

Video recordings of the CSB2 prize talks by Markus Covert and Melissa Kemp are now available for streaming viewing.

Schedule

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Continental Breakfast and Registration 7:45 8:15
Welcome and opening remarks 8:15 8:30
Péter Csermely, Semmelweis University 8:30 9:10
Thomas Höfer, German Cancer Research Center 9:10 9:50
Markus Covert, Stanford University 9:50 10:30
Coffee Break 10:30 10:50
Kevin Janes, University of Virginia 10:50 11:30
Dorothea Busse, Humboldt University 11:30 12:00
Lunch (Box lunch provided) 12:00 1:00
Edda Klipp, Humboldt-Universität Berlin 1:00 1:40
Anne-Claude Gavin, European Molecular Biology Laboratory 1:40 2:20
Gregor Neuert, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2:20 2:50
Coffee Break 2:50 3:10
Alexander Hoffmann, University of California San Diego 3:10 3:50
John Burke, Boehringer Ingelheim 3:50 4:05
Lightning Talks — Inna Lavrik, Julio Saez Rodriguez, Tim Maiwald, Limo Chen, Jeremy Purvis 4:05 4:45
Poster Session A and Refreshments 4:45 6:45

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Continental Breakfast and Registration 7:45 8:30
Dennis Vitkup, Columbia University 8:30 9:10
Ursula Klingmüller, German Cancer Research Center 9:10 9:50
Melissa Kemp, Georgia Tech & Emory University 9:50 10:30
Coffee Break 10:30 10:50
Irina Lehmann, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research 10:50 11:30
Mara L. Hartsperger, Helmholtz Zentrum München 11:30 12:00
Lunch (Box lunch provided) 12:00 1:00
Pardis Sabeti, Harvard University 1:00 1:40
H. Steven Wiley, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 1:40 2:20
Gerard Ostheimer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2:20 2:50
Coffee Break 2:50 3:10
Lukas Pelkmans, ETH Zurich 3:10 3:50
Piers Nash, University of Chicago 3:50 4:05
Lightning Talks — Taran Gujral, Melody K. Morris, Esteban Czwan, Shao-shan Carol Huang, Aniruddh Sarkar 4:05 4:45
Poster Session B and Refreshments 4:45 6:45

Friday, June 18, 2010

Continental Breakfast and Registration 7:45 9:10
Ramnik Xavier, Massachusetts General Hospital & the Broad Institute 9:10 9:50
Gary Churchill, The Jackson Laboratory 9:50 10:30
Coffee Break 10:30 10:50
Jochen Wittbrodt, Heidelberg Institute Of Zoology 10:50 11:30
Alexander Loewer, Harvard Medical School 11:30 12:10
Gaudenz Danuser, Harvard Medical School 12:10 12:50

Location

The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Pricing and Deadlines

Registration for SBHD 2010 is now open!

Registration Type Regular Late/Walk-Up
Deadline May 15 June 18
Cost Student $150 $200
Non-Student $200 $250

Poster abstract deadline is May 18.

Poster Information and Nominated Speakers

We particularly invite attendees to present a poster. Once you have registered for the conference, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for registering your poster and submitting a poster abstract.  The maximum poster size allowed is 48 inches by 48 inches, and your abstract may be up to 2000 characters long.  The abstract submission deadline is May 18.

The Program Committee will review all abstracts and nominate the top two submissions for full-length talks.  Several more posters will be selected for “lightning talks” – these are short talks (less than 5 minutes, 1 slide) designed to preview the poster presentation.

Hotel Information

Reservations can be made for our room block by calling the Best Western Boston – The Inn At Longwood Medical at 1-800-GOT-BEST.  When booking your room, please mention the HMS – Systems Biology of Human Disease Conference for our special booking rate of $179.00 + taxes/night.

Best Western Boston – The Inn At Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
1-800-GOT-BEST
http://innatlongwood.com/

We are sorry to announce that the Simmons College rooms are fully booked and we are no longer accepting new reservations.  Those who have previously reserved a Simmons room will receive an email with directions and check-in information in early June.

Sponsors

FORSYS - Research Units for Systems BiologyHelmholtz Association - Alliance on Systems BiologyGerman Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Center for Cancer Systems Biology - Dana Farber Cancer InstituteHarvard Medical SchoolCell Decision Processes Center - MIT

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