Full Conference Program

Thursday, April 24, 2008
8:00-8:30 am Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:45 am Opening Remarks (slides)
8:45-9:30 am Plenary Lecture: Butch Tsiatis, North Carolina State University
An Overview of Dynamic Treatment Regimes
9:30-10:00 am Daniel Rivera, Arizona State University
Engineering Control Approaches for the Design and Analysis of Adaptive Behavioral Interventions
10:00-10:30 am Jon Morgenstern, Columbia University
Challenges in the Study of Alcoholism
10:30-10:35 am Welcome by Dean Daniel L. Solomon, NCSU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
10:35-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 am Plenary Lecture: Glenn Webb, Vanderbilt University
Modeling Antibiotic Resistance Epidemics in Hospitals
11:45-12:15 pm Mary Ann Horn, National Science Foundation
A Mathematical Model of Cellular Signaling Kinetics
12:15-1:45 pm Buffet Lunch
1:45-2:30 pm Plenary Lecture: Christopher Portier, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Identifying Toxicity Pathways for High-Throughput Screening
2:30-3:00 pm Jim Riviere, North Carolina State University
Predicting Chemical Absorption From Complex Chemical Mixtures
3:00-3:30 pm Neal Woodbury, Arizona State University
Exploring Chemical Diversity: Towards Rational Synthesis and Analysis of Large Ordered Libraries
(cancelled due to family emergency)
3:30-4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00-4:30 pm Carol Hall, North Carolina State University
Computer Simulations of Protein Aggregation
4:30-5:00 pm Marie Csete, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Controlling Stem Cell Biology: The Road to the Clinic
Friday, April 25, 2008
8:00-8:30 am Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:15 am Plenary Lecture: Eric Rosenberg, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Acute HIV-1 Infection: Translating Pathogenesis into Opportunity
(slides, slides)
9:15-9:45 am Hulin Wu, University of Rochester
Modeling Immune Response to Influenza A Infection by Integrating Quantitative/Computational Technologies
9:45-10:15 am Grace Kepler, North Carolina State University
Mathematical Model of Cytomegalovirus Infection (slides)
10:15-10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45-11:15 am Franz Kappel, University of Graz
Control Theory as a Modeling Tool in Physiology
11:15 am-11:45 pm Shuhua Hu, North Carolina State University
Comparison of Probabilistic and Stochastic Formulations in Modeling Growth Uncertainty and Variability
11:45-1:30 pm Buffet Lunch
1:30-2:15 pm Plenary Lecture: Jeff Sachs, Merck Research Laboratories Mathematical Challenges in the Pharmaceutical Industry(slides coming soon)
2:15-2:45 pm Hao Zhu, US Food and Drug Administration
Quantitative "Learning" Approaches Influence Drug Approval
2:45-3:15 pm Coffee Break
3:15-3:45 pm Alan Hartford, Merck Research Laboratories
Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Modeling in Support of Drug Development
3:45-4:15 pm Lang Li, Indiana University School of Medicine
A Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model in Drug Interaction Prediction: An Integrated Data Mining and Statistics Approach
6:00-8:00 pm Reception (Cocktails, Heavy Hors d'Oeuvres)


Saturday, April 26, 2008
8:00-8:30 am Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:15 am Plenary Lecture: Alun Lloyd, North Carolina State University
Genetic Strategies for Controlling Mosquito-Borne Diseases
9:15-9:45 am Brian Adams, Sandia National Laboratories
A Multi-Fidelity Approach for Efficient Network-based Simulation of Disease Outbreaks
9:45-10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15-10:45 am David Bortz, University of Colorado
Experimental Design in Validating Models of Infectious Diseases
10:45-11:30 pm Plenary Lecture: John Burns , Virginia Tech
Sensitivity Analysis of a Cancer Model with Drug Treatment
11:30 pm Close of Symposium

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