Genomics & Systems Biology VII


WHEN February 7-9, 2017
9am - 5pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

Systems biology aims to identify and understand the mechanisms that transform genomic information into cellular and organismal behavior using a global perspective. In their own research programs, the organizers of this symposium apply cutting-edge genomic technology and systems-level approaches to areas including biodiversity, biorenewables and metabolism, the complexity of neuronal systems and chemical and functional genomics. The internationally distinguished speakers invited for this year’s Symposium reflect these diverse research areas. This is the seventh NYUAD Genomics & Systems Biology symposium and one of the leading symposia on modern biology in the region. NYUAD Genomics & Systems Biology VII will explore cutting edge questions and approaches on diverse topics.


  • Day 2
  • Day 3

Convened by
Gord Fishell, Julius Raynes Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU; Professor, Department of Neurology, NYU
Claude Desplan, Silver Professor of Biology, NYU; Affiliated Faculty, NYUAD
Michael Purugganan, Dorothy Schiff Professor of Genomics, Professor of Biology, and Dean for Science, NYU; Affiliated Faculty, NYUAD
Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, Associate Professor of Biology and Managing Director of the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, NYUAD
Kristin Gunsalus, Associate Professor of Biology, NYU; Director of Bioinformatics, Affiliated Faculty, NYUAD
Justin Blau, Professor of Biology, NYU; Associate Dean of Science, NYUAD

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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