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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: Algebraic Biology 2008

http://www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/conferences/ab2008

Call for Participation                     *
   *      Third International Conference on Algebraic Biology       *
   *                                                                *
   *                     July 31-August 2, 2008                     *
   *               RISC, Castle of Hagenberg, Austria               *
   *                                                                *
   *       http://www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/conferences/ab2008        *
   ******************************************************************

AIMS AND SCOPE

The Third International Conference on Algebraic Biology, AB'08, is an
international forum to promote discussion and interaction between
researchers who apply symbolic computation to various issues
in biology / life sciences. The conference covers all aspects of
applications of symbolic computation methods in biology
(see CONFERENCE TOPICS).

PROGRAM

Please visit

 http://www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/about/conferences/ab2008/program.html

where you find a preliminary schedule.

REGISTRATION

You are invited to register at the conference website. Please note
that early registration ends on June 16.

CONFERENCE TOPICS

The conference covers all aspects of applications of symbolic
computation methods in biology, e.g.
   * mathematical modeling
   * model identification
   * system analysis and design
   * system verification
   * system synthesis
   * etc.
in
   * molecular sequence analysis
   * molecular structure analysis
   * molecular evolution
   * genomics
   * proteomics
   * gene regulation
   * gene expression
   * gene ontology
   * network inference
   * etc.
using
   * polynomial methods
   * group theory
   * rewriting
   * automated reasoning
   * automata theory
   * formal language methods
   * combinatorics
   * graph theory
   * artificial intelligence
   * hybrid symbolic-numerical methods
   * differential algebra
   * local analysis
   * etc.
in various computing paradigms like
   * sequential
   * parallel
   * distributed
   * grid computing
   * cellular
   * genetic
   * etc.

INVITED SPEAKERS

Keynote Talks
   Kiyoshi Asai (Computational Biology Research Center, Japan)
   Charles Cantor (Sequenom, Inc., USA)

Life Sciences Tutorials
   Tatsuya Akutsu (Kyoto University, Japan)
   Ken Fukuda (Computational Biology Research Center, Japan)
   Tohru Natsume (Biological Information Research Center, Japan)

Symbolic Computation Tutorials
   Francois Boulier (University Lille I, France)
   Edmund Clarke (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
   Ashish Tiwari (SRI International, USA)

CONFERENCE CHAIRS

Bruno Buchberger (Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)
Katsuhisa Horimoto (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science
   and Technology, Japan)
Reinhard Laubenbacher (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, USA)
Bud Mishra (New York University, USA)

PROGRAM CHAIRS AND PROCEEDINGS EDITORS

Katsuhisa Horimoto (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science
   and Technology, Japan)
Georg Regensburger (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied
   Mathematics, Austria)
Markus Rosenkranz (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied
   Mathematics, Austria)
Hiroshi Yoshida (Kyushu University, Japan)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Sachiyo Aburatani (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science
   and Technology, Japan)
Tatsuya Akutsu (Kyoto University, Japan)
Hirokazu Anai (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. Japan)
Niko Beerenwinkel (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Armin Biere (Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)
Bruno Buchberger (Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria)
Luca Cardelli (Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK)
Gautam Dasgupta (Columbia University, USA)
Francois Fages (INRIA Rocquencourt, France)
Hoon Hong (North Carolina State University, USA)
Katsuhisa Horimoto (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science
   and Technology, Japan)
Abdul Jarrah (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, USA)
Erich Kaltofen (North Carolina State University, USA)
Veikko Keranen (Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences, Finland)
Hans A. Kestler (University of Ulm, Germany)
Reinhard Laubenbacher (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, USA)
Pierre Lescanne (Ecole Normale Superieure of Lyon, France)
James F. Lynch (Clarkson University, USA)
Manfred Minimair (Seton Hall University, USA)
Bud Mishra (New York University, USA)
Eugenio Omodeo (University of Trieste, Italy)
Georg Regensburger (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied
   Mathematics, Austria)
Markus Rosenkranz (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied
   Mathematics, Austria)
Stanly Steinberg (University of New Mexico, USA)
Seth Sullivant (Harvard University, USA)
Carolyn L. Talcott (SRI International, USA)
Francis Thackeray (Transvaal Museum, Northern Flagship Institution,
   South Africa)
Ashish Tiwari (SRI International, USA)
Hiroyuki Toh (Kyushu University, Japan)
Dongming Wang (Beihang University, China and UPMC-CNRS, France)
Bridget S. Wilson (University of New Mexico, USA)
Limsoon Wong (National University of Singapore)
Kazuhiro Yokoyama (Rikkyo University, Japan)
Hiroshi Yoshida (Kyushu University, Japan)
Ruriko Yoshida (University of Kentucky, USA)

CONFERENCE WEBSITE

http://www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/conferences/ab2008