Participation is by invitation only. All participants must register.
The Simons Foundation will hold its fifth annual all-day Conference on Theory and Biology.
Friday, April 13th
8:15-9:00 AM Check-in and breakfast 9:00 - 9:10 AM Welcome 9:10 -9:40 AM Shachi Gosav, (NCBS, Bangalore) 9:40 - 10:10 AM Arvind Murugan (Chicago) 10:10-10:40 AM Break 10:40 - 11:10 AM Lisa Manning (Syracuse) 11:10 - 11:40 AM Aryeh Warmflash (Rice), Studying self-organized pattern formation with stem cells 11:40 AM- 1:40 PM Lunch and Posters 1:40 - 2:10 PM Daniel Weissman (Emory) 2:10 - 2:40 PM Sam Brown (Georgia Tech) 2:40 - 3:10 PM Break 3:10 - 3:40 PM Surya Ganguli (Stanford) 3:40 - 4:10 PM Terry Hwa (San Diego) 4:10-4:20 PM Break 4:20 -5:00 PM Boris Shraiman (UCSB) 5:00 - 6:00 PM Reception
Air and Train
Group AThe foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Group A. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Group BIndividuals in Group B will receive hotel support but no travel. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Group CIndividuals in Group C will not receive travel or hotel support. Please register at the link above so that we can capture your dietary requirements. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Personal CarFor participants driving to Manhattan, The Roger Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.
Participants in Group A who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of two nights at The Roger hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense.
The Roger New York
131 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(between 30th and 31st Streets)
To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.
For driving directions to The Roger, please click here.
Elise Volpe, Protravel International
Registration, Hotel and General Meeting Assistance
MPS Event Coordinator, Simons Foundation