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We invite you to join us for this exceptional Symposium, co-sponsored by the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID) in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), the Systems Biology Center at Baylor College of Medicine, and the Gulf Coast Consortia for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences.  In addition to an exceptional lineup of speakers, the goals of the Symposium are to provide opportunities to 1) showcase promising uses of systems biology approaches in clinical infectious diseases, 2) foster inter-disciplinary interaction between computational biologists with bench and clinical researchers, and 3) to incentivize innovative science to answer pressing questions in infectious diseases.

Confirmed speakers include:

Joao Xavier

Associate Faculty Member
Computational & Systems Biology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Joan Nichols

Associate Director for Research
Internal Medicine
UT Medical Branch at Galveston

Charles Chiu

Professor
Laboratory Medicine
UC San Francisco

Cesar Arias

Professor
Infectious Diseases
UT Health Science Center at Houston

Lynn Bry

Associate Professor
Pathology
Harvard University

Joe Petrosino

Professor
Virology & Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine

Martha Head

Director
Joint Institute for Biological Sciences
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Eric Brown, FDA

Bronwyn Gunn
Senior Research Scientist
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard