4th Iinternational synthetic & systems biology summer school & workshop
31 January 2017

The synthetic & systems biology summer school provides graduate students and industry
professionals with an intense learning experience on the theory and
applications of modern synthetic & systems biology. Over the course of one week,
a panel of internationally renowned experts of the field will offer
lectures and tutorials covering basic as well as advanced topics.

Confirmed Speakers
* Antonino Cattaneo, Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, Italy
* Jasmin Fisher, Microsoft Research & Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, UK
* Carole Goble, University of Manchester, UK
* Jim Haseloff, University of Cambridge, UK
* Jay Keasling, University of California, Berkeley, USA Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA Joint BioEnergy Institute, USA
* Edda Klipp, Humboldt University, Germany
* Natalio Krasnogor, Centre for Synthetic Biology and Bioexploitation, Newcastle University, UK
* Markus Ralser, Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge, UK & The Francis Crick Institute London, UK
* Uwe Sauer, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
* Eriko Takano, Manchester Synthetic Biology Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK
* Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute & EMBL, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK

Yaakov (Kobi) Benenson, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
Leonidas Bleris, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Domitilla Del Vecchio, MIT, USA
Diego Di Bernardo, Telethon Institute & University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Barbara Di Camillo, University of Padova, Italy
Barbara Di Ventura, BioQuant/DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
Simone Furini, University of Siena, Italy
Emanuele Domenico Giordano, University of Bologna, Italy
J. Gootenberg, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, USA
Markus Herrgard, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Paolo Magni, University of Pavia, Italy
Vincenzo Manca, University of Verona, Italy
Giancarlo Mauri, University of Milano Bicocca and SYSBIO - Center of Systems Biology, Italy
Giuseppe Narzisi, New York Genome Center, USA
Danilo Porro, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Francesco Ricci, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Gianna Maria Toffolo, University of Padova, Italy
Renato Umeton, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Luca Zammataro, Yale University, USA

Application process
Applications are invited from graduate students, postdoctoral researchers
and industry professionals looking to use, or already using synthetic biology
and/or systems biology methods in their work. Prior experience
is not strictly required.

Applicants will be asked to submit a CV. We are also seeking to give participants a chance to discuss their own work with their peers and the speakers. As option, it is possible for each applicant to provide the abstract of a poster they would like to present at the school.

The application system is now open.

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Important Dates:
* April 10, 2017 Notification Acceptance
* The school will take place from July 17 to July 21, 2017

Massimo Gulisano, Giuseppe Nicosia, Steve G. Oliver

inquiries should be directed to ssbss.school@gmail.com