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Feedback from the Cambridge Networks and Neuroscience Symposium, 23rd Oct 2008
The Kaetsu Centre reached close to full capacity, with over 100 people attending, from over 30 different Departments and Institutes across the University.
The diverse audience of Computer Scientists, Physicists, Mathematicians and Neuroscientists from the University of Cambridge converged at Murray Edwards College to explore network analysis and their applications for neuroscience.
The meeting was a great success with interesting questions and discussion during the breaks.
Feedback from attendees indicated that 83 % of participants thought that the content and format was 'excellent', whilst the remainder commented that it was 'satisfactory'. Promisingly, 84 % of people stated that they 'had made useful contacts at the event'.
We would particularly like to thank Professor Luis Amaral, from Northwestern University, USA, for presenting the Plenary Lecture.
Kind thanks also go to our sponsors; Cambridge Computational Biology Institute, Cambridge Neuroscience, Physics of Medicine and Research Services Division.
The programme booklet, with abstracts, is available here in PDF format.
Where available, the slideshow presentations can be accessed in PDF format by clicking on the links below.
Molecular Networks, Chaired by Professor Ed Bullmore
2. Professor Zoubin Ghahramani (Department of Engineering)
3. Dr. Pietro Lio / Emanuel Schwarz (Computer Laboratory / Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology)
Molecular to Micro Networks, Chaired by Professor Steve Oliver
4. Professor Ray Goldstein (DAMTP)
Evolution of biological complexity and multicellular phototaxis
5. Dr. Bertie Gottgens (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
6. Dr Lorenz Wernisch (MRC Biostatistics Unit)
Inference for stochastic models
7. Dr Aldo Faisal (Department of Engineering)
How molecules constrain networks
Micro to Macro Networks, Chaired by Professor Daniel Wolpert
8. Dr. David Parker (Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience)
9. Dr. Stephen Eglen (DAMTP)
Spontaneous neural activity in the developing nervous system.
10. Dr Mate Lengyel (Department of Engineering)
Macro Networks, Chaired by Professor Peter Littlewood
11. Dr. Rik Henson (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)
12. Professor Ed Bullmore (Brain Mapping Unit, Department of Psychiatry)
13. Professor Luis Amaral (Northwestern University, USA)
Towards a cartography of complex biological systems
Posted on 30/10/2008
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