CSB2: Council for Systems Biology in Boston

International Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease 2011

June 22-24, 2011 in Boston, MA

The International Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease 2011 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.

Schedule

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Registration and continental breakfast 7:45 8:15 AM
Welcome remarks 8:15 8:30 AM
Philippe Bastiaens, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology 8:30 9:10 AM
Alexander van Oudenaarden, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9:10 9:50 AM
Marius Ueffing, Helmholtz Zentrum München 9:50 10:30 AM
Coffee break 10:30 10:50 AM
Patrick Aloy, Institute for Research in Biomedicine Barcelona 10:50 11:30 AM
Hang Lu, Georgia Institute of Technology 11:30 12:10 PM
Lunch 12:10 1:00 PM
Matthew Meyerson, Dana Farber Cancer Institute 1:00 1:40 PM
John Wambaugh, EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology 1:40 2:20 PM
Ken Lau, Massachusetts General Hospital 2:20 2:50 PM
Coffee break 2:50 3:10 PM
Arthur Lander, University of California Irvine 3:10 3:50 PM
Lightning talks 3:50 4:30 PM
Poster session 4:30 6:30 PM
Adjourn 6:30 PM

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Registration and continental breakfast 7:45 8:00 AM
Welcome remarks: William Chin, Harvard Medical School 8:00 8:30 AM
Anthony Letai, Dana Farber Cancer Institute 8:30 9:10 AM
Bart Hendriks, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals 9:10 9:50 AM
James Orth, Harvard Medical School Department of Systems Biology 9:50 10:30 AM
Coffee break 10:30 10:50 AM
Tim Hucho, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics 10:50 11:30 AM
Aravind Subramanian, Broad Institute 11:30 12:10 PM
Lunch 12:10 1:00 PM
Hui Ge, Proteostasis Therapeutics 1:00 1:40 PM
Susan Lindquist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1:40 2:20 PM
Josh Apgar, Boehringer Ingelheim 2:20 2:50 PM
Coffee break 2:50 3:10 PM
Frank Buchholz, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics 3:10 3:50 PM
Lightning talks 3:50 4:30 PM
Poster session 4:30 6:30 PM
Adjourn 6:30 PM

Friday, June 24, 2011

Registration and continental breakfast 7:45 8:30 AM
Avi Ma’ayan, Mount Sinai School of Medicine 8:30 9:10 AM
Chris Sander, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 9:10 9:50 AM
Michael White, University of Liverpool 9:50 10:30 AM
Coffee break 10:30 10:50 AM
Andre Levchenko, Johns Hopkins University 10:50 11:30 AM
Michael Yaffe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 11:30 12:10 PM
Adjourn 12:10 PM

Location

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

Pricing and Deadlines

Registration Type Early Regular Late/Walk-Up
Deadline March 11 May 16 June 24
Cost Student $125 $150 $200
Non-Student $175 $200 $250

Poster abstract deadline is May 23, 2011.

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 23. 2011.

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/

Also, a limited number of single-occupancy dormitory rooms are available at Simmons College for four nights, beginning Tuesday June 21st with checkout on Saturday June 25th, at a total cost of $300. Please see the registration form for more details and to book one of these rooms.

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

Media

Announcement poster