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Third Annual Conference on Quantitative Approaches in Biology

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When: Friday, November 20, 2020
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Tiffany Leighton Ozmina   847.491.5571

Group: NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


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This conference is a free three-day event that includes a range of activities to stimulate the cross-fertilization of ideas, including guest speaker talks, workshops, micro talks, an undergraduate research competition, a contest to discover mathematical questions in biology, and plenty of networking opportunities.  


William Bialek, Princeton University

Aaron Dinner, University of Chicago

Nathalie Dostatni, Institut Curie Paris

Cassandra Extavour, Harvard University

Hernan Garcia, UC Berkley

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, HHMI Janelia Research Campus

Amy Shyer, Rockefeller University

In place of a poster session and lightning talks, we will be soliciting submissions for 5-minute short talks from principal investigators, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students. These rapid-fire presentations are designed to briefly present recent findings to the conference attendees. 

If you wish to participate, please submit an application by:

When you register select the option to participate in a short talk.
Submit your talk title, list of authors, and an abstract in the provided fields.  Selected presenters will have the opportunity to provide updated information before the conference.
Please note that we may not be able to accept all applications to present a short talk.

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