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The Institute for Systems Biology’s Annual International Symposium is a bellwether of new systems approaches in a variety of life sciences disciplines. The Symposium aims to drive new thinking in the development and advancement of emerging technologies, with sessions focused on Emergent Scalar Technologies, Multi-scale Measurements of Living Systems, Emergent Technologies to Understand Disease, Personalized Analysis Technologies. We hope you will join us for a lively exchange of ideas.
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Town Hall Event

In conjunction to this year's symposium, ISB is hosting a panel discussion at Town Hall.

Panelists:
Leroy Hood, Atul Butte, Carol Dahl, Jacob Corn, Roger Perlmutter

Moderator:
Luke Timmerman

Emerging Technologies in Health
7:30PM, Monday, April 4, 2016
Downstairs at Town Hall
Tickets: $5
Doors open: 6:30pm

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meet our speakers

Carol Dahl
Keynote
Carol A. Dahl,
PhD
Executive Director, The Lemelson Foundation
Roger Perlmutter
Keynote
Roger M. Perlmutter,
MD, PhD
Executive Vice President and President, Merck Research Laboratories
Ger van den Engh
Ger van den Engh,
PhD
Founder, Center for Marine Cytometry; Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Systems Biology
Atul Butte
Atul Butte, MD, PhD
Director, Institute for Computational Health Sciences; Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, SF
Ravindra Sajwan
Ravinder
Sajwan
Chief Executive Officer, Renew Group Private Limited


Don Ingber
Donald E. Ingber, MD, PhD
Director, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University
Lars Steinmetz
Lars M. Steinmetz, PhD
Professor, Stanford University and European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Jacob Corn
Jacob Corn, PhD
Managing Director and Scientific Director, Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI); Principal Investigator, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Pamela Sklar
Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Psychiatric Genomics
Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Carl Hansen
Carl Hansen, PhD
Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of British Columbia
James Heath
James R. Heath, PhD
Professor, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA
Leroy Hood
Leroy Hood, MD, PhD
President and Co-founder, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle
Mark Chee
Mark Chee, PhD
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer, Prognosys Biosciences, Inc.
George Whitesides
George Whitesides, PhD
Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor at Harvard






dahl
Carol A. Dahl, PhD
perlmutter
Roger M. Perlmutter, MD, PhD
vandenengh
Ger van den Engh, PhD
butte
Atul Butte, MD, PhD
sajwan
Ravinder Sajwan
ingber
Donald E. Ingber, MD, PhD
steinmetz
Lars M. Steinmetz, PhD
corn
Jacob Corn, PhD
sklar
Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD
hansen
Carl Hansen, PhD
heath
James R. Heath, PhD
hood
Lee Hood, MD, PhD
chee
Mark Chee, PhD
whitesides
George Whitesides, PhD
Seattle


Logistics

Hotel
For your convenience, ISB has arranged a block of rooms at the Courtyard Marriott-Seattle Downtown/Lake Union at a discounted rate of $143.00 per night. It is located on Lake Union, only a few minutes away from ISB.
Click here for ISB's discounted rate and book online today! The discount code is preloaded -- simply choose stay dates and book your reservation. If you'd like to make your reservation over the phone, please call (800) 321-2211 and ask for the ISB Symposium room block at the Courtyard Seattle Lake Union Hotel. Please make your reservation before Monday, March 21, 2016 to receive the discounted rate.

Shuttle
ISB will provide shuttle service between the Courtyard Marriott and ISB. There will also be a shuttle to the Town Hall event on Monday (April 4), as well as the airport upon conclusion of sessions on Tuesday (April 5).
Click here to view the distance from the hotel to the conference location.

Luggage
Luggage storage will be available at ISB.

Media
Are you a member of the media looking for a press pass? Please contact Hsiao-Ching Chou, Director of Communications at ISB.

Fourteen Speakers, Four Sessions, Two Days

Conference Schedule

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Continental Breakfast

Registration
April 4, 2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Attendees register, receive name badges, programs and enjoy a continental breakfast.
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Lee Hood & Rob Moritz

Welcoming Remarks
April 4, 2016
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Opening remarks on the symposium topic: Emerging Technologies for Systems Biology.
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Carol Dahl

Keynote Address
April 4, 2016
9:20 am - 10:20 am
When does science become invention? The path to Impact Inventing.
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Break

10 minutes
April 4, 2016
10:20 am - 10:30 am
Remember to stretch!
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Jim Heath

Session 1: Emergent Scalar Technologies
April 4, 2016
10:30 am - 11:05 am
New technologies for personalizing immunotherapies.
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Ger van den Engh

Session 1: Emergent Scalar Technologies
April 4, 2016
11:05 am - 11:40 am
Phtyoplankton analysis by flow cytometry.
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Lunch Break

Mingling
April 4, 2016
11:40 am - 12:40 pm
Attendees and speakers will have an opportuity for interaction and conversation over a casual on-site lunch.
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Carl Hansen

Session 1: Emergent Scalar Technologies
April 4, 2016
12:40 pm - 1:15 pm
Single cell technologies for deep screening and functional analysis of natural immune repertoires.
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Discussion Panel

Session 1: Emergent Scalar Technologies
April 4, 2016
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Dicussion panel moderated by session chair.
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Break

15 minutes
April 4, 2016
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Remember to stretch!
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Donald Ingber

Session 2: Multi-scale Measurements of living systems
April 4, 2016
2:00 pm - 2:35 pm
Reverse engineering human pathophysiology using organs-on-chips.
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Mark Chee

Session 2: Multi-scale Measurements of living systems
April 4, 2016
2:35 pm - 3:10 pm
Parallelizing protein detection assays.
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Atul Butte

Session 2: Multi-scale Measurements of living systems
April 4, 2016
3:10 pm - 3:45 pm
Translating a trillion points of data into therapies, diagnostics, and new insights into disease.
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Break

15 minutes
April 4, 2016
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Remember to stretch!
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Discussion Panel

Session 2: Multi-scale Measurements of living systems
April 4, 2016
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Dicussion panel moderated by session chair.
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Poster Session

Reception
April 4, 2016
4:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Attendees and speakers have an opportunity to view this year's selected scientific posters. Food and drink served.
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Shuttle

From ISB to Town Hall
April 4, 2016
6:45 pm
ISB is offering a shuttle to Town Hall departing from ISB at 6:45.
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Town Hall Reception

Mingling
April 4, 2016
6:40 pm - 7:15 pm
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Town Hall Event

Program begins
April 4, 2016
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
A moderated discussion on emerging technologies in health.

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Continental Breakfast

Mingling
April 5, 2016
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Attendees enjoy a continental breakfast.
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Roger Perlmutter

Keynote Address
April 5, 2016
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Immunotherapy and precision medicine.
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Break

15 minutes
April 5, 2016
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Remember to stretch!
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Jacob Corn

Session 3: Emergent Technologies to understand Disease
April 5, 2016
10:15 am - 10:50 am
Cas9 genome engineering, from mechanism to therapy.
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Pamela Sklar

Session 3: Emergent Technologies to understand Disease
April 5, 2016
10:50 am - 11:25 am
Networks and schizophrenia.
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George Whitesides

Session 3: Emergent Technologies to understand Disease
April 5, 2016
11:25 am - 12:00 pm
To be announced.
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Break

15 minutes
April 5, 2016
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Remember to stretch!
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Discussion Panel

Session 3: Emergent Technologies to understand Disease
April 5, 2016
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Dicussion panel moderated by session chair.
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Lunch Break

mingling
April 5, 2016
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Attendees and speakers will have an opportuity for interaction and conversation over a casual on-site lunch.
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Lars Steinmetz

Session 4: Personalized Analysis Technologies
April 5, 2016
1:45 pm - 2:20 pm
Biosensors for personal molecular monitoring of health and disease.
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Ravinder Sajwan

Session 4: Personalized Analysis Technologies
April 5, 2016
2:20 pm - 2:55 pm
Technical innovations - Clinical approach to wellness.
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Break

5 minutes
April 5, 2016
2:55 pm - 3:00 pm
Remember to stretch!
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Discussion Panel

Session 4: Personalized Analysis Technologies
April 5, 2016
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Dicussion panel moderated by session chair.
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Break

10 minutes
April 5, 2016
3:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Remember to stretch!
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Introduction

Closing Session: Pioneer in Technology, Lee Hood
April 5, 2016
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
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Lee Hood

Closing Session: Pioneer in Technology
April 5, 2016
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Emerging Technologies: A perspective.
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Lee Hood

Closing Remarks
April 5, 2016
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Final comments, questions and discussion.
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Shuttle

ISB to Airport
April 5, 2016
4:45 pm
Shuttle departs ISB to Seattle Tacoma International Airport.

Poster Submission

Please complete the form below to submit a poster to the Poster Session happening in conjunction to the symposium. NOTE: Poster submission does not constitute symposium registration. Please register separately as a symposium attendee.
Poster submission is now closed.


If you have any questions about poster submission, please contact Joey Petosa at Joey.Petosa (at) systemsbiology.org or at (206) 732-1282.

REGISTER

Registration is now closed.

our sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors. Their generous support makes programs like this possible.
contact ISB
Questions about the symposium? Give a call or send us an email.

401 Terry Ave N. Seattle WA 98109

Joey Petosa, Events Manager, ISB

+1 206.732.1282