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Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression
March 18 - 22, 2014
Abstract Deadline: January 31, 2014

Tim Hughes, University of Toronto, Canada
John Stamatoyannopoulos, University of Washington
Sarah Teichmann, WT Sanger Institute & EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge UK

We are pleased to announce the ninth Cold Spring Harbor winter biotechnology conference on Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression, which will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, March 18 and run through lunch on Saturday, March 22, 2014. The conference is intended to foster cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas and expertise between experimentalists and computational biologists interested in the organization and control of complex transcription networks in eukaryotes. While a number of speakers have been invited, please note that the majority of oral presentations will be drawn from openly submitted abstracts.

Keynote Speakers:
Naama Barkai, Weizmann Institute of Science
Stuart Orkin, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Transcriptional Regulatory Networks
Cis-Regulatory Logic
Chromatin & Epigenetics
Post-transcriptional Regulation
Variation & Evolution
Emerging Technologies
Developmental Networks & Cellular Responses

Invited Speakers:
Mike Beer, Johns Hopkins University
Martha Bulyk, Brigham & Womens Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Stirling Churchman, Harvard Medical School
Howard Chang, Stanford University School of Medicine HHMI
Brent Graveley, University of Connecticut Health Center
Mike Hawrylycz, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Steve Jacobsen, University of California, Los Angeles
Jason Lieb, Princeton University
Karla Neugebauer, Yale University
Duncan Odom, University of Cambridge
Arun Raj, Penn State University
Ellen Rothenberg, California Institute of Technology
Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science
Marian Walhout, UMass Medical School
Scot Wolfe, UMass Medical School

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. 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.

We anticipate that this conference will be supported in part by funds provided by the National Institutes of Health

We have funds to provide partial scholarships for individuals who are US citizens/permanent residents from minority groups under-represented in the life sciences. Please provide justification in writing to and state your financial needs. Preference will be given to those applying who submit abstracts to the meeting.

Academic Package $1380
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1145
Corporate Package $1775
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $935

Corporate No-Housing Package $1190
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Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, wine-and-cheese party, lobster banquet, etc. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.



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