University of Heidelberg

Center for Modelling and Simulation in the Biosciences


Time Day 1 (01.10.18) Time Day 2 (02.10.18)
09:00 Introduction: 13 Years of BIOMS 09:00 Keynote: David Rand (Warwick, UK):
"Multiplexing information flow through dynamic signalling systems"
09:15 Keynote: Philip Maini (Oxford, UK):
"Modelling collective cell motion in normal development and disease"
  Session 3: Information processing (signals & genes)
  Session 1: Cell mechanics / Biomechanics 09:45 Aleksandra Walczak (Paris, FR):
"Precision in a rush: hunchback pattern formation in a limited time"
10:00 Andela Šarić (London, UK):
"Sensing and creating mechanical forces by protein assembly"
10:15 Contributed talk: tba
10:30 Ulrich Schwarz (BIOMS):
"Modelling surface contraction waves in starfish oocytes"
10:35 Coffee break
10:55 Coffee break 11:05 Roy Wollmann (Los Angeles, USA):
"Cellular Variability and Information Flow in Signal Transduction Networks"
11:25 Kees Strom (Eindhoven, NL) 11:35 Jürgen Pahle (BIOMS)
11:55 Matthias Weiss (BIOMS) 12:00 Contributed talk: tba
12:20 Contributed talk: tba 12:20 Lunch break
12:50 Lunch break 13:30 Keynote: Dagmar Iber (Zurich, CH):
"From Networks to Function – Computational Models of Organogenesis"
14:00 Keynote: Frank Jülicher (Dresden, GER):
"Shaping a fly wing"
  Session 4: Methods
  Session 2: Multi-cellular systems / Cell interactions 14:15 Frank Noe (Berlin, GER)):
"Decyphering biomolecular and cellular processes with scientific computing and machine learning"
14:45 Roeland Merks (Leiden, NL) 14:45 Contributed talk: tba
15:15 Franziska Matthäus (BIOMS) 16:05 Contributed talk: tba
15:40 Contributed talk: tba 16:25 Coffee break
16:00 Coffee break 16:55 Rodolphe Thiébaut (Bordeaux, FR):
"Finding the cells in the middle of the data"
16:30 Dirk Drasdo (Paris, FR):
"Multi-scale and integrated mathematical modeling of liver function and regeneration: Using mathematical models to guide experiments"
17:25 Contributed talk: tba
17:00 Frederik Graw (BIOMS) 17:45 Contributed talk: tba
17:25 Contributed talk: tba 18:05 François Nédélec (BIOMS)
17:45 Lars Hufnagel (BIOMS)    
18:15 Poster session with Finger Food 20:00 Conference Dinner

Contributed Talks

Applications for contributed talks are welcome. Selection will be done by the scientific committee.

Extended deadline for abstract submission: 15.06.2018

Notification of acceptance: 30.06.2018

Deadline for registration 15.07.2018


Poster session

Posters will be presented in the evening of day 1. Submission of abstracts for posters follow the same rules as for the submission of contributed talks.

Contact: E-Mail (Last update: 15/06/2018)