Day 1 - December 13th

16.00-16.30

Welcome address by organizers and Authorities

Jose María ValpuestaDirector of the National Centre of Biotechnology of the Spanish Higher Council for Scientific Research (CNB-CSIC)

Paola BovolentaCo-ordinator of the Biology and Biomedicine Area of the Spanish Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)

Víctor de LorenzoSystems Biology Program of the National Centre of Biotechnology (in behalf of the Organizing Committee)

16.30-17.30

Inaugural Lecture - Luis SerranoSystems Biology and Engineering of M. pneumonia: simple can be quite complicated

Session 1 - Evolutionary dynamics and genomic systems - Chaired by Andrés Moya

17.30-18.00

Miroslav Radman Systems Biology of robust life forms

18:00-18:30

Coffee break

18:30-19:00

Santiago Elena An evolutionary systemic approach to virus-host interactions

19.00-19.30

Josep Sardanyés Replication Mode and Landscape Topology Differentially Affect RNA Virus Mutational Load and Robustness.

19.30-20.00

Philippe Marliere Automated evolution of micro-organisms and their genomes

20.00-20.30

Pascuale Stano Synthcells: A semi-synthetic approach for the construction of minimal living cells

Day 2 - December 14th

Session 2 - Engineering Biological Systems - Chaired by Santiago Elena

09.00-09.30

Víctor de LorenzoEcoparalogs and Pavlovian learning in environmental bacteria

09.30-10.00

Armindo Salvador Principles of quantitative design in metabolism. The case of moiety-supply units

10.00-10.30

Sven Panke Synthetic Biology for fine chemistry: orthogonalization of metabolic modules

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

11.00-11.30

Alfonso Valencia

11.30-12.00

Diego di Bernardo Systems and synthetic biology approaches to benchmark modeling and reverse engineering

12.00-12.30

Vitor dos SantosStreamlining and re-programming bacterial catalysts

12.30-13.00

Patrick AloyA network medicine approach to human disease

13.00-15.00

Lunch

Session 3 - Biomolecular networks - Chaired by Juan Poyatos

15.00-15.30

Maria KlapaMaking sense of metabolic complexity: metabolomics as a key analytical platform of Systems Biology

15.30-16.00

Jordi García-Ojalvo Noise as a selection criterion in gene regulatory networks

16.00-16.30

Florencio Pazos Quantifying the biological significance of Gene Ontology biological processes

16.30-17.00

Javier BucetaModeling Tissue Dynamics in Developmental Processes

17.00-17.30

Coffee break

17:30-18:00

Alfonso JaramilloAutomated design in biological circuits

18.00-18.30

Aristotelis Chatziioannou Mechanisms of tumor growth revealed through computational analysis of transcriptomes

18.30-19.00

Manuel Canovas Systemics of leukemic cell lines: understanding multi-drug resistance and apoptosis

19:00-19.30

Ioannis EconomidisFunding opportunities for Systems and Synthetic Biology in the current Framework Programme

21.00

Meeting Dinner

Day 3 - December 15th

Session 4 - Biological Design principles - Chaired by Florencio Pazos

09.30-10.00

Guy ShinarRobustness in glyoxylate bypass regulation

10.00-10.30

Federico Morán Designing minimal cellular systems: a bottom-up approach

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

11.00-11.30

Juan Poyatos Trading noise in Biological Systems

11.30-12.00

Andrés Moya Natural synthetic biology or how to learn from natural minimal cells

12.00-12.30

Alfonso Pérez-Escudero Structure of deviations from optimality in biological systems

12.30-13.00

Closing lecture - Marta Cascante Systems biology in multifactorial diseases

13.00-15.00

Lunch

Contact

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