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MathWorks Computational Biology Conference 2007

Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Hotel Ramada Plaza, Basel, Switzerland

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Time Speaker Content
08:30   Registration and Coffee
09:00 Ron Locklin
The MathWorks
Opening Remarks
09:05 Kristen Zannella
The MathWorks
Global Adoption of Computational Tools in Biological Applications
09:15 Prof. Olaf Wolkenhauer
University of Rostock
Keynote Address: The role of mathematical modeling in hypothesis-driven cell biology - a survey of models in bioinformatics and systems biology
09:35 Sam Roberts
The MathWorks
Accelerating Biological Data Analysis and Deploying Applications to Scientists
  • Import data from Excel and databases
  • Process, visualize, and analyze data for scientific insight
10:40   Coffee Break

Information kiosks open:
  • High-performance distributed computing
  • Image processing
  • Exchange area
11:10 Rob Henson
The MathWorks
Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
  • Integration and visualization of genomic and proteomic data from multiple sources
  • Advanced statistical capabilities for microarray and mass spectrometry data analysis
  • Multivariate predictive modeling and clustering
11:50 Dr. Olga Ivanova, F. Hoffmann
La Roche Ltd./ University of Southern California
Customer Case Study: Physiological modeling for novel fluorescent analysis of biological tissues
12:15   Business Lunch
13:15 Sam Roberts
The MathWorks
Image and Video Processing with MATLAB and Simulink
  • High-throughput gene expression imaging
  • Distributed and parallel computing
  • Cellular video processing
14:00 Andreas Korinek
Customer Case Study: High-throughput pipeline for single particle tomography and single particle analysis in order to generate a template library for the creation of a cellular atlas of protein complexes inside a cell
14:30   Coffee Break

Information kiosks open:
  • High-performance distributed computing
  • Image processing
  • Exchange area
15:00 Rick Paxson
The MathWorks
Systems Biology
  • Dynamically model biological systems
  • Optimize drug target selection using sensitivity analysis
  • Visualize pathways to gain deeper insight
15:45 Prof. Niall Palfreymann
University of Applied Sciences, Weihenstephan
Customer Case Study: Biological Story-telling: Do Technicians Come from Mars?
16:15   Experts Discussion Sessions
  • Systems Biology - Discuss key developments in the systems biology area and learn more about the capabilities of SimBiology.
  • Bioinformatics and Biostatistics - Discuss and exchange ideas on how to analyse genomic and proteomic data using MATLAB.
  • Application Deployment - Discuss how to create stand alone executables from your MATLAB application using MATLAB Compiler and MATLAB builders for Excel, Java, and .NET.
17:15 Ron Locklin
The MathWorks
Concluding Remarks
17:30   Conference Ends