Systems biology aims to identify and understand the mechanisms that transform genomic information into cellular and organismal behavior using a holistic 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 sustainability, 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 eighth NYUAD Genomics & Systems Biology symposium and one of the leading symposia on modern biology in the region.

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 Organized by 
Justin Blau, Professor and Chair, Department of Biology, Science, NYU, NYU New York; NYU Abu Dhabi 
Claude Desplan, Silver Professor of Biology, NYU New York; NYU Abu Dhabi 
Kris Gunsalus, Associate Professor of Biology, Director of Bioinformatics and Affiliated Faculty, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology; NYU New York; NYU Abu Dhabi 
Michael Purugganan, Dorothy Schiff Professor of Genomics, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology; NYU New York, NYU Abu Dhabi 
Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, Associate Professor of Biology, NYU Abu Dhabi

In Collaboration with

Center for Genomics & Systems Biology

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