Conferences & Workshops


SDCSB’s Quarterly Systems-to-Synthesis Meeting (Spring 2018)
Thursday, May 17, 2018
2:00 – 5:00 pm
UC San Diego, Medical Education Telemedicine Bldg, 141-143
Registration begins spring 2018


Weekly Events

Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium (2016-17)

qBio Seminar Series (2017-18)

Systems Biology Career Development Seminars (Spring 2018)

Monthly Events

San Diego Bioinformatics Users Series (SDBUS)

Systems Biology Club

4th Annual “Host-Pathogen Interactions: Circuits to Systems” Symposium

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

2880 Torrey Pines Science Drive, La Jolla, CA

Participation is FREE, but registration is required for all attendees. For registration, including travel grant and poster abstract submissions, please click here

In collaboration with the NIAID-funded FluOMICS and FluDyNeMo Programs are pleased to announce, the registration and poster abstract submission for the 4th …

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Applications Now Open For the Systems Biology Training Program

Sponsored by the San Diego Center for Systems Biology and UC San Diego Health Sciences



The San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB) is pleased to accept applications for our Systems Biology Training Program. Applications are solicited from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at UC San Diego or affiliated institutions wishing to develop and apply systems biology approaches to address a compelling biomedical question.

Applicants are encouraged to have two faculty mentors, at least one of which must be a …

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Ensembl Tutorial

Monday, May 8, 2017, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Medical Education & Telemedicine Building, Room 141

Hosted by Helen Sparrow – Ensembl Outreach Officer

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)


Register for the event here



This full-day workshop will provide an introduction to Ensembl (, a freely available comprehensive and integrated genomic resource. Ensembl currently has over 80 vertebrate species available, including human genomes, whether in its latest assembly (GRCh38) or the previous ones (GRCh37 and …

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Intellectual Property and Licensing Workshop 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 1.30 pm – 6.15 pm

Main Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

Organized by Kamala Janiyani

This workshop will bring together inventors, legal and business professionals from the local San Diego community to discuss recent updates in intellectual property law and sponsored research. Speakers will share their thoughts in details followed by Q and A..


Please visit here to register.




Welcome Remarks

April Wurster (Patent Attorney, Viacyte, Inc.)
Patent …

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“The Story of Lee Hood” Book Tour – Lecture and Lunch with Luke Timmerman

March 3, 2017, from 11 am – 1 pm

MET 145 and BRF2 1102, UC San Diego

Please register for the event here


The San Diego Center for Systems Biology is happy to host Luke Timmerman, author of “The Story of Lee Hood, Pioneer of Automated DNA Sequencing and Systems Biology”.

Lee Hood is best known for leading the team at Caltech in the 1980s that developed the first automated DNA sequencing instrument. It was the tool that paved the way for emerging …

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Math Modeling Tutorial Workshop 2017

March 27 – 31, 2017, from 10 am – 12 pm

Room 2130, Bonner Hall, UC San Diego

Organizer: Dr. Lev Tsimring, BioCircuits Institute, UC San Diego


The Network Assembly and Mathematical Modeling Core of the San Diego Center for Systems Biology presents a series of hands-on tutorials on kinetic modeling of intracellular dynamical processes and gene regulation. The schedule and topics covered by the tutorials is as follows:

Day 1: Overview
Day 2: Deterministic modeling: model derivation, simulation, and techniques
Day 3: …

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Cytoscape Workshop 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

UC San Diego Campus, BRF2 room 2A03

Organized by Barry Demchak

Please visit here to register


Cytoscape is the most popular software for analyzing and visualizing molecular networks and biological pathways. Cytoscape has many powerful features for integrating these networks with annotations, gene expression profiles and other state data.

In this clinic, the Cytoscape development team from Trey Ideker’s lab will try something completely new. Attendees at our recent workshops have …

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Annual Scientific Retreat 2017


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Q-Bio Hawaii


Quantitative Biology on the Hawaiian Islands
February 21-24, 2017


The Winter q-bio meeting brings together scientists and engineers who are interested in all areas of q-bio. Technology is driving revolutionary changes in biology. Systems Biology has arisen as the deduction of interaction networks from -omics data generated in the wake of remarkable technological achievements. Likewise, DNA synthesis technologies are driving the development of Synthetic Biology, whereby engineered circuitry and even entire genomes can be reconstituted from …

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The SDCSB’s Quarterly Systems-to-Synthesis Meeting: Fall 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Meeting Rooms on Fifteen, 15th Floor of Building 1, Village West

The SDCSB’s Quarterly Systems-to-Synthesis Meeting will feature short talks by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from labs throughout the SDCSB followed by a happy hour. All faculty members and trainees – graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, scientists and staff members – working on SDCSB-related projects are expected to attend.

This meeting is open to the public but seats are limited so be …

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