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Systems Biology: Networks
March 13 - 16, 2013

Abstract Deadline: January 11, 2013

Patrick Aloy, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Spain
Suzanne Gaudet, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Chad Myers, University of Minnesota
Trey Ideker, University of California, San Diego

We are pleased to announce the third Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on Systems Biology: Networks. This meeting alternates with the established CSHL meeting on Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression, thus providing complementary forums for discussion of major themes in systems biology.

The meeting will begin on the evening of Wednesday March 13, 2013, and end after lunch on Saturday March 16. Abstracts should contain new and unpublished material. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs.

Keynote Speakers:
Arthur Lander, University of California Irvine
Eric Schadt, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Topics & Discussion Leaders:
Gene Regulatory Networks
Joanna Masel, University of Arizona
Marian Walhout, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Chemical-Genetics Networks
Michael Boutros, German Cancer Research Center
Paul Clemons, Broad Institute

Protein Interaction Networks
Pascal Braun, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Carl Kingsford, Carnegie Mellon University
Edda Klipp, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Metabolic Networks
Eytan Ruppin, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
Balazs Papp, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Synthetic Networks
Michelle Chang, University of California Berkeley

Signaling Networks
Grégoire Altan-Bonnet, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Chris Bakal, The Institute of Cancer Research, London UK
Tony Pawson, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Networks and Disease
Gerard Drewes, Cellzome/GlaxoSmithKline, Heidelberg, Germany
Andrew Hopkins, University of Dundee, UK
Ben Raphael, Brown University
Andrea Califano, Columbia University

Please bring this notice to the attention of any of your colleagues who may be interested in participating in the meeting.

All registrations and abstracts must be submitted by the abstract deadline, January 11, 2013. Late registration may be accepted after the abstract deadline if the meeting is not oversubscribed. In the event of over-subscription, every effort will be made to ensure that all groups who wish to participate will be represented. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in March.

This conference is supported in part by:
National Cancer Institute, National Human Genome Research Institute

Academic Package $1100
Graduate/PhD Student Package $920
Corporate Package $1400
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $750

Corporate No-Housing Package $945

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Regular packages are all-inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, a wine-and-cheese party, and a lobster banquet. No-Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission, or any other matters may be directed to Demetria Mudar (




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