2015 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

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study, Einstein Drive, Princeton, NJ

Registering for the Symposium

If you would like to attend the Symposium, please register through our online registration. If you will be traveling from The Rockefeller University, be sure to sign up for a bus seat if you require transportation in either or both directions (see Transportation below). The deadline for registration is November 11, 2015.

Speakers Include:

Uri Alon
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
Evolutionary tradeoffs and the geometry of phenotype space

Adrienne Fairhall
University of Washington, Seattle
Multiple timescales of neuronal computation

Yasser Roudi
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim &
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Navigating the manifolds of the brain

Alessandro Treves
International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste
Tired with phase transitions

Massimo Vergassola
University of California, San Diego
Symmetry and adaptation in C. elegans response to touch

All talks will be held in Wolfensohn Hall at the Institute for Advanced Study.


Round-trip bus transportation will be provided between The Rockefeller University (RU) and the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS). Bus departure times will be announced soon.

Contact quantbiosymposium@ias.edu