First announcement of ECMTB 2011

European Conference on Mathematical
and Theoretical Biology 2011

The joint
triennial meeting of
the European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology
annual meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology
will be held in

Kraków, June 28 - July 2, 2011

Previous ESMTB meetings were held in Alpe-D'Huez, Lyons, Heidelberg, Amsterdam, Milano, Dresden, and Edinburgh; previous SMB meetings were in San Jose, Toronto, Vancouver, and Rio de Janeiro.
Call for abstracts and minisymposia

Minisymposium proposals are solicited. Each minisymposium should be organized in a block of 2 hours, each of which consists of five talks. (Example: One 40-min lecture and four 20-min communications).

We also solicit contributed talks and posters. Titles and abstracts should be submitted via the conference website. All submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee. Approved talks will either be a 20-min communication or a contributed lecture of 30 or 40 min.
Mentoring program

The ECMTB will offer a mentoring program, which matches junior and senior scientists with similar research interests. Prospective mentees or mentors may sign up via the conference web site or directly via email to the Mentor Scheme Coordinator .
Key topics and sections:

* Immunology
* Cancer
* Bio-imaging
* Cellular Systems Biology
* Cell and Tissue Biophysics
* Neurosciences
* Molecular Dynamics
* Medical Physiology
* Regulatory Networks
* Developmental Biology
* Epidemics
* Education
* Conservation Biology
* Bioengineering
* Population Dynamics
* Ecosystems Dynamics
* Evolutionary Ecology
* Population Genetics
* Genetics and Genomics
* Bioinformatics and System Biology
* Miscellaneous

Nov. 1, 2010 - Registration opens
Dec. 1, 2010 - Submission deadline for minisymposium proposals
Feb. 1, 2011 - Submission deadline for contributed talks and posters
Feb. 1, 2011 - Hotel reservation starts,
Apr. 15, 2011 - Early registration closes
June 1, 2011 - Late registration closes

Important information will be released on the following dates:

Jan. 15, 2011 - Acceptance notification for mini-symposia
March 20, 2011 - Acceptance notification for abstracts
June 10, 2011 - Programme online