Messe Basel, March 13 + 14, 2007  
From Euler to Computational Biology:
Integrating mathematics into biological research
In addition to five plenary lecture sessions, the meeting will have 11 Symposia (called Workshops) on different topics.

The themes of these Workshops are as follows:
1. Potassium channels: molecular biology, pathophysiology, and computational aspects
2. Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
3. Stem cells and cancer
4. Statistics in animal research
5. Small RNAs
6. Imaging and image analysis
7. Infectious Diseases
8. Cells to Organs
9. Novel approaches in anti-inflammatory drug therapy
10. Computation in heart disease
11. From stem cells to trees
Invited Workshop Speakers
WS 1 Potassium channels: molecular biology, pathophysiology, and computational aspects
Room Sydney
Alex J. Baertschi (CMU, University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Ivet Bahar (School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Richard Warth (University of Regensburg, Germany)
Hugues Abriel (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Marcus C. Schaub (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
WS 2 Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Room: Montreal
David Harel (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
Shalev Itzkovitz (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
Alfio Quarteroni (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Christian von Mering (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Sven Bergmann (SIB & University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Marco Scarsi (SIB & Biozentrum University of Basel, Switzerland)
WS 3 Stem cells and cancer
Room: Singapore
Stephen Ryser (Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland)
Neil J. Harrison (Uni. of Sheffield, UK)
Cathrin Brisken (ISREC, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Martin Buess (University of Basel, Switzerland)
Andreas Trumpp (ISREC, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Damaris Bausch-Fluck (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland)
WS 4 Statistics in animal research
Room: Rio
When you attend this Workshop you will receive a 1/2 day credit
Michael Festing (Uni. Leicester, UK)
Robert Greif (Dept. of Anaessthesiology, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland)
Javier Fandino (Inselspital Bern, Switzerland)
Eva Waiblinger (Tierversuchskommission Basel, Uni. Zurich, Switzerland)
WS 5 Small RNAs
Room: Sydney
Mihaela Zavolan (Uni. of Basel, Switzerland)
Elisa Izaurralde (MPI, Tubingen, Germany)
Xavier Ding (Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel Switzerland)
Markus Stoffel (ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)
Jurgi Camblong (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
WS 6 Imaging and image analysis
Room: Rio
Thomas Vetter (Uni. of Basel, Switzerland)
Jean-Yves Chatton (Uni. of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Graham Knott (Uni. of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Matthias Ochs (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Tilman Vogt (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
WS 7 Infectious Diseases
Room: Singapore
Isabel Sorg (Biozentrum University of Basel, Switzerland)
Nicolas Maire (Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland)
Laurence Neff (Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland)
Christian L. Althaus (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
Sabine Kuettel (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Christian J. Burckhardt (Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland)
WS 8 Cells to Organs
Room: Singapore
Lilianna Solnica-Krezel (Vanderbilt Uni., Nashville, USA)
Berhard Herrmann (MPI Berlin, Germany)
Andy McMahon (Harvard Uni., Cambridge, USA)
Anne Grapin-Botton (ISREC/EPFL, Epalinges/Lausanne, Switzerland)
Johannes Jaeger (University of Cambridge, UK)
WS 9 Novel approaches in anti-inflammatory drug therapy
Room: Montreal
Peter Mertens (Uni. of Aachen, Germany)
Jurgen Stein (Uni. Hospital Frankfurt, Germany)
Bruno Schnyder (CNRS, Molecular Immunology and Embryology, Orleans, France)
Frauke Doll (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Josef Pfeilschifter (Uni of Frankfurt, Germany)
WS 10 Computation in heart disease
Room: Rio
Pascal Giat (Europe GE Healtcare)
Francesco Faletra (Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland)
Giovanni Pedrazzini (Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland)
Stefanos Demertzis
WS 11 From stem cells to trees
Room: Sydney
Henrik Jonsson (Lund University, Sweden)
Cris Kuhlemeier (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Philipp Zimmermann (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Christian Körner (University of Basel, Switzerland)
For further information and response please contact: Gabriele Gruber (p.a. to S Gasser)
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstrasse 66, CH-4058 Basel, Switzerland. tel +41 61 697 65 80 fax +41 61 69

USGEB 2007 is organized by:

USGEB         BC2