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Robustness in biology and engineering

Workshop   16.03.2012






Prof Bill Wimsatt, University of Chicago

Dr Guy-Bart Stan, Imperial College

Dr Orkun Soyer, University of Exeter

Prof John Joe McFadden, University of Surrey

Prof Natalio Krasnogor, University of Nottingham

Prof Peter Swain, University of Edinburgh

Organised by

Dr Sabina Leonelli and Dr Orkun Soyer


Egenis, Byrne House, Streatham campus

Event details


Chair: Sabina Leonelli, ESRC Centre for Genomics and Society, University of Exeter

11:00 – 11:10 Introduction: Orkun Soyer, University of Exeter

11:10-11:50 Bill Wimsatt, Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Chicago: “Inferential Robustness and the Robustness of Systems: an overview”

11:55-12:30 Guy-Bart Stan, Imperial College: “Taking a systems control approach in biology: exogenous data-based optimal control of synthetic gene circuits”

12:35-13:10 John Joe McFadden, Professor of Molecular and Microbial Genetics, University of Surrey: “Metabolism of the TB bacillus: a systems-wide approach”

13:15 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:05 Natalio Krasnogor, Professor of Applied Interdisciplinary Computing, University of Nottingham: tba

15:10-15:45 Peter Swain, Centre for Systems Biology, University of Edinburgh: “Noise and cellular decision-making”

15:50-16:30 Final discussion and coffee

Please register your interest by emailing Natasha Simcock, n.t.simcock@exeter.ac.uk

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