Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on the Life Sciences.



Mobile App
A mobile app for the 2014 SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences taking place August 4 – 7, 2014 is available for download.  Plug www.tripbuilder.com/siam2014events into your browser.  The link will automatically detect the type of device and take you to the right place to download the app.  Or, view the mobile site in HTML5 by connecting to www.tripbuilder.net/mw/apps/siam2014events. You can then select LS14 from the list of 2014 SIAM events on the app or mobile site to view the schedule, browse speakers, attendees and exhibitors, view maps and building layouts, sync events with your mobile calendar, create your own show by selecting specific sessions, and more!

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Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Robert Guy, University of California, Davis, USA
Mette Sofie Olufsen, North Carolina State University, USA

Dean Bottino, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, USA
Paul C. Bressloff, University of Utah, USA
Robert Stephen Cantrell, University of Miami, USA
Gerardo Chowell-Puente, Arizona State University, USA
Leah Edelstein-Keshet, University of British Columbia, Canada
Nicholas A. Hill, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Anita Layton, Duke University, USA
Simon A. Levin, Princeton University, USA
Eduardo D. Sontag, Rutgers University, USA



The life sciences have become increasingly quantitative as new technologies facilitate collection and analysis of vast amounts of data ranging from complete genomic sequences of organisms to satellite imagery of forest landscapes on continental scales. As a consequence, mathematics and computational science have become crucial technologies for the study of complex models of biological processes.

The SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences brings together researchers who seek to develop and apply mathematical and computational methods in all areas of the life sciences. This conference of the activity group will provide a cross-disciplinary forum for catalyzing mathematical research relevant to the life sciences. It will facilitate rapid diffusion of new mathematical and computational methods in the life sciences, and may stimulate more researchers to work in these important areas. Mathematicians, life scientists, computational biologists, bioengineers and others interested in mathematical and computational analysis of biological systems are encouraged to attend.


Funding Agency


SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.





Important Deadlines

Extended January 6, 2014 January 27, 2014: Minisymposium proposals
February 3, 2014: Abstracts for contributed and minisymposium speakers

Extended January 20, 2014: February 3, 2014 SIAM Student Travel Award and Early Career Travel Award Applications

July 7, 2014 Disconnect time is 4:00 PM EDT

July 3, 2014

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