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Conference on Quantitative Approaches in Biology

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Northwestern University

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The Annual Conference on Quantitative Approaches in Biology is a free two-day event that includes a range of activities to stimulate the cross-fertilization of ideas, including guest speaker talks, a seminar on collaboration in team-science, a round table discussion, networking opportunities, a poster session, and a reception. The poster session will allow all conferees to present their work.

November 16, Symposium & Keynote will be held at the McCormick Auditorium in the Norris University Center, Evanston, IL
November 17, Midwest Q-Bio Meeting will be held at the Abbott Auditorium in Pancoe Hall, Evanston, IL

PLEASE REGISTER FOR ALL DATES YOU ARE ATTENDING - Eventbrite allows you to register for one date at a time. Any questions please email NSF-Simons-QBio@northwestern.edu .

http://www.quantitativebiology.northwestern.edu/opportunities/conference/

KEYNOTE
Boris Shraiman, PhD | Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara

SPEAKERS
Anindita (Oni) Basu, PhD | University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory
Rosemary Braun, PhD | Northwestern University
Margaret Gardel, PhD | University of Chicago
Bennett Goldberg, PhD | Northwestern University
Sascha Hilgenfeldt, PhD | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Milo Lin, PhD | UT Southwestern Medical Center
Andrew Mugler, PhD | Purdue University
Arthur Prindle, PhD | Northwestern University
Tassos Pavlopoulos, PhD | Janelia Research Campus

Lightning Talks
We are soliciting submissions for 2-slide/2-minute lightning talks from principle investigators, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students. These rapid-fire presentations are designed to briefly advertise research in the group, and present recent findings to the conference attendees. PIs wishing to use these talks to advertise open postdoc positions in their groups are also welcome to do so. These have been very well received in the past.

If you wish to participate, please submit an application by:

  • Registering on the Eventbrite page and select the option to participate in a lightning talk.
  • Then emailing your title and brief abstract to tiffany.ozmina@northwestern.edu by Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
  • Please note that we may not be able to accept all applications to present a lightning talk.

Poster Session
There will be a poster session each day. We are encouraging all attendees to bring along posters for the poster sessions. You are welcome to present on both or either day. We will have poster boards available. It is our hope that this exhibit will help seed interesting conversations and facilitate interaction among attendees. We suggest a poster size no smaller than 18” x 24” and no larger than 36” x 48”.

If you wish to participate you must:

  • Register on the Eventbrite page and select the option to present a poster.
  • Then email your title and brief abstract to tiffany.ozmina@northwestern.edu by Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
  • Please note that, due to limited space, we will not have space for your poster unless you register and email your title and abstract by Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

FAQs

What are the hotel options?
The hotels closest to the venues are The Homestead Evanston and the Hilton Orrington.

How do I get to the Evanston campus?
Visit this website to find driving directions and public transit options to campus.
https://www.northwestern.edu/campus-life/visiting-campus/index.html

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is no free parking on campus. We recommended you use public transportation or walk from your hotel to campus. The venues are an easy five to ten minute walk from the recommended hotels.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Tiffany Leighton Ozmina at NSF-Simons-QBio@northwestern.edu

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