Probabilistic Modelling of Biological Networks and Pathways

The Edge Conference Centre, University of Sheffield, U.K.
04 - 05 September 2007


Conference Schedule

Provisional Schedule

12:30 - 13:30 Registration and lunch
13:30 - 13:40 Welcome
  Guido Sanguinetti
13:40 - 14:20 Gene Regulatory Networks during Development: Understanding the Logic [abstract]
  Eileen Furlong, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.
14.20 - 14:40 Gene Regulatory Network Inference: In Silico Hypotheses and Experimental Validation [abstract]
  David Wild, University of Warwick, U.K..
14.40 - 15:00 Least squares estimation of a transcription regulation model [abstract]
  Mahesan Niranjan, University of Sheffield, U.K..
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 16:10 Reverse engineering gene and protein regulatory networks using graphical models: A comparative evaluation study. [abstract]
  Marco Grzegorczyk, Biomathematics andStatistics Scotland, U.K..
16.10 - 16:30 Learning gene regulatory networks in Arabidopsis Thaliana [abstract]
  Chris Needham, University of Leeds, U.K..
16.30 - 16:50 ProBic: identification of overlapping biclusters usinf Probabilistic Relational Models, applied to simulated gene expression data. [abstract]
  Tim Van Den Bulcke, K.U. Leuven, Belgium.
16.50 - 17:10 Estimating parameters and hidden states in biological networks with particle filters [abstract]
  Minh Quach, I.B.I.S.C., University of Evry, France.
17:15 - 18:15 Discussion
19:15 Dinner at Nonna's.
9.00 - 9:40 Evolution of protein complexes and protein interaction networks [abstract]
  Sarah Teichmann, M.R.C. Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, U.K.
9.40 - 10:00 Inferring ancestral states of the bZIP transcription factor interaction network [abstract]
  John Pinney, University of Manchester, U.K.
10.00 - 10:20 Mixture models on graphs [abstract]
  Guido Sanguinetti, University of Sheffield, U.K.
10.20 - 10:40 Bayesian Inference of transcription factor activity - an application to the fission yeast cell cycle [abstract]
  Simon Rogers, University of Glasgow, U.K.
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 11:40 Stochastic estimation of fluxes in metabolic networks[abstract]
  Visakan Kadirkamanathan, University of Sheffield, U.K.
11.40 - 12:00 Stochastic Parameter Estimation in Biochemical Signalling Pathways [abstract]
  George Papadopoulos, University of Manchester, U.K.
12.00 - 12:20 A comparison of hypothesis testing methods for ODE models of biochemical systems [abstract]
  Vladislav Vyshemirsky, University of Glasgow, U.K.
12:30 Lunch and departure
Regent Court, 211 Portobello Street, Sheffield, S1 4DP