Schedule for: 18w5042 - Mathematical Approaches to Cell-Cell Communication and Collective Behaviours

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, July 8 and departing Friday July 13, 2018
Sunday, July 8
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, July 9
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:45 Matthew Bennett (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:00 Tommy Byrd: Universality and criticality in communicating cell populations (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:15 Silvia De Monte: On the emergence of heritable collective traits (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 11:30 Zhengda Li: Incoherent input increases the robustness of mitotic oscillations (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:15 Mathieu Coppey: Cell to cell communication by diffusible molecules (TCPL 201)
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:30 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre
Meet in the Corbett Hall Lounge for a guided tour of The Banff Centre campus.
(Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
14:30 - 14:50 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:15 Breanna O'Reilly: Working toward an understanding of the role coordinated signaling and mechanics play in tissue gap closure (TCPL 201)
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:45 - 16:30 Sid Goyal: How adaptive immunity constrains composition and fate of large bacterial populations (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 16:45 Hirad Daneshpour: The Ecology of Stem Cells: On the rise and fall of a differentiating community (TCPL 201)
16:45 - 17:30 Qiong Yang: From molecules to development: understanding design principles of biological oscillators (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 20:15 Oleg Igoshin: Uncovering the mechanisms of self-organization behaviors in Myxococcus xanthus bacteria (TCPL 201)
20:15 - 21:00 Wouter-Jan Rappel (TCPL 201)
21:00 - 23:00 Social hours (drinks, snacks, discussions) (2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall)
Tuesday, July 10
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:45 Lev Tsimring (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:00 Samuel Ghilardi: Experimentally identifying control parameters of intracellular calcium signaling in wounded tissues (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:15 Jennifer Schwarz: Bending without buckling: A new paradigm in morphogenesis (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 11:30 Sean Fancher (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:15 Alison McGuigan: Tissue engineered models for probing cell-cell communication during tissue morphogenesis (TCPL 201)
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:15 - 17:30 Free time for discussions and sightseeing
Free time for discussions and sightseeing
(TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 19:45 Theo Maire: Collective behaviours and spatial-order formation by communicating secrete and sense cells (TCPL 201)
19:45 - 20:30 Juan Pedraza (TCPL 201)
20:30 - 20:45 Owen Puls: Spatial Coupling of Biological Oscillators: Towards a Quantitative Understanding of Spontaneous Mitotic Trigger Waves (TCPL 201)
21:00 - 23:00 Social hours (drinks, snacks, discussions) (2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall)
Wednesday, July 11
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:45 Allyson Sgro: Connecting intracellular signaling to multicellular collective behavior in the social amoeba (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:00 Chun-Yen Sung: Investigate the role of substrate rigidity on the segmentation clock in single pre-somitic mesoderm cells (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:15 Amir Mitchell (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 11:30 Shixuan Liu: The hunt for the cell size sensor: How cell size coordinates with cell cycle? (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:15 Marcella Gomez: Beyond Turing: Exploring new mechanisms for pattern formation (TCPL 201)
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
19:45 - 20:00 Shiyuan Wang: Understanding the Mitotic Cycle: a Cell-free Droplet-based System (TCPL 201)
20:00 - 20:45 Bo Sun (TCPL 201)
20:45 - 21:30 Somdatta Sinha (TCPL 201)
21:30 - 23:30 Social gathering (drinks, snacks, discussions) (2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall)
Thursday, July 12
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:45 Jae Kyoung Kim: Molecular mechanisms underlying inter-cellular synchronization of circadian clocks (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:00 Jean-Daniel Julien (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:15 Peter Thomas: On the channel capacity of channel rhodopsin (and other biological signal transduction pathways) (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 11:30 Bhargav Karamched: Boundary-driven emergent spatiotemporal order in growing microbial colonies (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:15 Sima Setayeshgar (TCPL 201)
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free time (N/A)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 19:45 Mehdi Sadeghpour (TCPL 201)
19:45 - 20:30 Gasper Tkačik: Information processing in biological networks (TCPL 201)
20:30 - 20:45 Diego Ricardo Gomez-Alvarez: Engineering collective memory in yeast (TCPL 201)
20:45 - 21:15 Open discussions: Directions and problems for the future (TCPL 201)
21:15 - 23:00 Social hours (drinks, snacks, discussions) (2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall)
Friday, July 13
07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
08:30 - 09:15 Gurol Suel (TCPL 201)
09:15 - 10:00 Kristina Ganzinger (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
10:30 - 11:15 Andrew Eckford: Molecular Communication: Analyzing Cell-Cell Interactions using Information Theory (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 12:00 Madhav Mani (TCPL 201)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)