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Workshop on Biological Networks and Systems Biology




January 24 - 27, 2011


SFU Harbour Centre
Vancouver, BC


Agenda now online

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This 4-day workshop will discuss and inform the participants in state-of-the-art network analysis within biological networks and systems biology. The event will consist of tutorials, a panel discussion on the future applications, plenary and contributed talks. We expect approximately 50 participants of students, academics and practitioners.


Accommodation Information

A special rate of $119.00/night has been arranged at the Delta Hotel Vancouver Suites. Please contact them and quote the group name "Workshop on Biological Networks". This rate is only available until January 3, 2011. Online reservations can be made here.

(604) 689-8188 or 1-888-663-8811 ~  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Short courses:

  • Predicting global spread of emerging infectious diseases (Julien Arino, University of Manitoba)
  • Metagenomic Networks (Iddo Friedberg, Miami University) 
  • RNA (Peter Clote, Boston College)


Plenary talks:

  • Jianhong Wu, York University
  • Cenk Sahinalp, Simon Fraser University
  • David Sankoff, University of Ottawa
  • Danny Krizanc, Wesleyan University
  • Frank Dehne, Carleton University
  • Martin Ester, Simon Fraser University
  • Steven Pelech, Kinexus
  • Lila Kari, University of Western Ontario

Contributed talks

Abstracts for contributed talks can be submitted through our registration system.Abstracts should be 1-2 pages in lenght and follow the guidelines in the authors page of our Resources section.

Deadline for abstracts has passed. 


A volume of selected papers  will be published by Springer from each of the workshops in the series Mathematics in industry. Submit your abstract today! All papers will be refereed.

Submissions are invited on the conference theme. Abstracts in PDF or DOC format can be uploaded via our registrations system.


Location : SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver, BC



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