2018 Conference on Theory & Biology

Date & Time


Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium
160 5th Ave
New York, NY 10010 United States

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Participation is by invitation only. All participants must register.

The Simons Foundation will hold its fifth annual all-day Conference on Theory and Biology.

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    Friday, April 13th

    8:15-9:00 AMCheck-in and breakfast
    9:00 - 9:10 AMWelcome
    9:10 -9:40 AMShachi Gosav, (NCBS, Bangalore)
    9:40 - 10:10 AMArvind Murugan (Chicago)
    10:10-10:40 AMBreak
    10:40 - 11:10 AMLisa Manning (Syracuse)
    11:10 - 11:40 AMAryeh Warmflash (Rice), Studying self-organized pattern formation with stem cells
    11:40 AM- 1:40 PMLunch and Posters
    1:40 - 2:10 PMDaniel Weissman (Emory)
    2:10 - 2:40 PM Sam Brown (Georgia Tech)
    2:40 - 3:10 PMBreak
    3:10 - 3:40 PMSurya Ganguli (Stanford)
    3:40 - 4:10 PMTerry Hwa (San Diego)
    4:10-4:20 PMBreak
    4:20 -5:00 PM Boris Shraiman (UCSB)
    5:00 - 6:00 PM Reception
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    Air and Train

    Group A
    The 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 B
    Individuals 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 C
    Individuals 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 Car

    For 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.


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    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.

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    Travel Assistance

    Elise Volpe, Protravel International
    (516) 465-1006

    Registration, Hotel and General Meeting Assistance

    Emily Klein
    MPS Event Coordinator, Simons Foundation
    (646) 751-1262

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