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Detailed Schedule, qbSS17

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Below we will place the schedule of the 2017 q-bio Summer School as it begins to evolve. Please keep in mind that this is subject to change up to the last minute.

Description of events:

  • General Seminars, Keynote Presentations, and Invited Talks - These are traditional seminar style presentations. These are open and available to the public. Many of these will be video-recorded and later posted online. The majority of the seminar talks will take place in Scott 229.
  • Chalk Talks - This is a more in-depth discussion or pedagogical lecture on a topic. These are open to registered participants or with consent from the organizers. A select few of these will be video-recorded and later posted online.
  • Breakout Sessions - These are more tutorials or software demonstrations. These are open to registered participants or with consent from the organizers.
  • Student Talks - These are 15 minute student presentations. These are open to registered participants and to the public with consent of each presenter.
  • Panel Discussions - These are 1 hour discussions of topics of particular importance to young researchers in q-bio (e.g, choosing career paths, forming collaborations, writing proposals, etc).

Week 1, June 4-9, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

  • 17:00-20:00 Welcome reception, Scott Building Atrium

Monday, June 5, 2017

  • 08:00-08:30 Introduction to the 2017 q-bio Summer School, Scott Building, Room 229
    • 08:00-08:05 Welcome and Introduction to CSU
      • Brian Munsky, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University
      • Janice Nerger, Dean, College of Natural Sciences, Colorado State University
      • David McLean, Dean, Scott College of Engineering, Colorado State University
  • 08:30-09:20 General Seminar 1, Brian Munsky and Douglas Shepherd, "Introduction to Stochastic Gene Regulation"
  • 09:30-10:20 General Seminar 2, Marek Kimmel and Rosemary Braun, 'Introduction to the Dynamics of Cancer",
  • 10:30-11:20 General Seminar 3, Ashok Prasad and Patrick Shipman, "Introduction to Complex Biological Dynamics in Synthetic Biology"
  • 11:30-12:20 General Seminar 4, William S. Hlavacek, "Introduction to Cell Signaling"
  • 12:30-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Practical Preliminaries
    • Scientific Computing in Matlab, TBA
    • Introduction to Bayesian Analysis, TBA
  • 15:15-16:15 Practical Preliminaries
    • Introduction to Information Theory, TBA
    • Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods, TBA
  • 16:30-17:30 Breakout Sessions -- Group Project Descriptions
  • 17:30-20:00 Opening Poster Session, Scott Building Atrium (drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served).
    • 18:00-18:10 Welcome, TBA.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk, Lev Tsimring
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
    • (SGR/CD/CBD/CS) Computer Lab -- Stochastic Simulation Algorithms, Multiple Small Group Programming Sessions.
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
    • (SGR) Computer Lab -- Brian Munsky, Basic Finite State Projection Algorithm Approaches
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Thursday, June 8, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
    • (SGR) Chalk Talk and Computer Lab -- Brian Munsky, Advanced Finite State Projection Algorithm Analysis
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Friday, June 9, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
    • (SGR) Parameter estimation for single-cell experiments.
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Week 2, June 12-16, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar, Ryan Gutenkunst
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk, Ryan Gutenkunst
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Thursday, June 15, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk Steve Presse
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
    • Ryan Gutenkunst (Cell Signaling)
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Friday, June 16, 2017

  • 08:30-09:30 General Seminar
  • 09:45-10:45 Coffee Break and Panel Discussion
  • 11:00-12:15 Student Talks
  • 12:15-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Chalk Talk
  • 15:15-17:30 Breakout Sessions
    • (SGR) Steve Presse
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)
  • 19:30-21:00 Project Work

Week 3, June 19-20, 2017 (Student Symposium)

Monday, June 19, 2017

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Project Presentation 1
  • 09:30 - 10:00 Project Presentation 2
  • 10:15 - 11:00 Special Seminar, TBA
  • 11:15 - 12:00 Special Seminar, TBA
  • 12:00 - 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 - 14:15 Project Presentation 3
  • 14:15 - 14:45 Project Presentation 4
  • 14:45 - 15:30 Special Seminar, TBA
  • 15:30 - 16:15 Special Seminar, TBA
  • 16:30 - 17:30 Panel Discussion, The future of quantitative biology
  • 17:30-19:15 Dinner Break (Note: Dining Commons Stop Serving Dinner at 18:30pm)

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

  • 09:30 - 10:00 Project Presentation 5
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Project Presentation 6
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Discussion and Farewell.