From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology

17 - 20 November 2012, Heidelberg, Germany

Event summary

The meeting is purposely very broad and covers all aspects of functional genomic approaches to systems biology, going from the genome to phenotype. These include general principles of transcription, transcriptional networks, protein interactions, functional interaction networks (synthetic lethal screens, genetics, RNAi), synthetic biology, multi-dimensional data integration and qualitative and quantitative modeling.

Speaker and commitee information

Karen Adelman, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA

Rudolf Aebersold, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

Patrick Aloy, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Spain

Brenda Andrews, University of Toronto, Canada

Jürg Bähler, University College London, United Kingdom

Peer Bork, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Søren Brunak, Technical University of Denmark and University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Frank Buchholz, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany

Wouter de Laat, Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands

Anne-Claude Gavin, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Nevan J. Krogan, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Dana Pe'er, Columbia University, USA

Norbert Perrimon, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA

Yitzhak Pilpel, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Frank Pugh, Penn State University, USA

Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max-Delbrück-Centrum for Molecular Medicine, Germany

Mitinori Saitou, Kyoto University, Japan

Pamela A. Silver, Harvard Medical School, USA

Athanasios Typas, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Hiroki R. Ueda, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan

Alexander van Oudenaarden, Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands

Bas van Steensel, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands

Marian Walhout, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

Gregory A. Wray, Duke University, USA

Michael B. Yaffe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Richard A. Young, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA

Gaël Yvert, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France

Event contact information


  • ATC-EMBL Heidelberg
  • Klaus Tschira Auditorium
  • Meyerhofstr. 1
  • Heidelberg
  • 69117
  • Germany

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Organised by

Eileen Furlong, Frank Holstege, Likas Pelkmans

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