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The Joshua Lederberg - John von Neumann Symposium:
Towards Quantitative Biology
Hosted by: The Rockefeller University and The Simons Center for Systems Biology, Institute for Advanced Study

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Carson Family Auditorium, The Rockefeller University


All attendees must register for this event. The deadline for registration is May 22, 2017.


7:30 a.m. Shuttle Departs Institute for Advanced Study for The Rockefeller University
10:00-10:30 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast, Greenberg Building Lower Lobby
10:30-11:30 a.m. Correlated Mutations and Homologous Recombination in Bacterial Populations
Edo Kussell
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, New York University
11:30-11:45 a.m. Coffee and Tea Break, Greenberg Building Lower Lobby
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Immune Recognition, Spandrel and Antagonism
Paul François
Associate Professor, Department of Physics, McGill University, Canada
12:45-2:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch, Abby Dining Room and Faculty Club
2:00-3:00 p.m. Neural Mechanisms of Visual Object Recognition
Tatyana O. Sharpee
Associate Professor and Helen McLoraine Developmental Chair,
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Confidence, Deliberation and Democracy
Mariano Sigman
Associate Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina;
Visiting Professor, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
4:00-4:30 p.m. Coffee and Tea Break, Greenberg Building Lower Lobby
4:30-5:30 p.m. Possible and Impossible Cells
Mukund Thattai
Associate Professor, Simons Centre for the Study of Living Machines,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India
5:30-6:30 p.m. Social Hour, Faculty Club
6:30 p.m. Shuttle Departs The Rockefeller University for the Institute for Advanced Study

Transportation and Parking

The Rockefeller University is located at 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065 (at the intersection of York Ave. and 66th St.).

Round-trip transportation will be provided between the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and The Rockefeller University (RU). Departure times are 7:30 a.m. from the IAS and 6:30 p.m. from RU. The University is unable to provide parking for Symposium participants.