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Program Updated
(Nov. 14, 2000)

November 29 - December 1, 2000
International Convention Center, Sendai, JAPAN.

Topics of the conference:

  • Dynamical aspects of biological problems
  • Biological pattern formation, Differentiation and its control mechanism in Dicty, Regeneration from cell aggregate, Modeling of biological pattern formation
  • Dynamics and pattern formation in multicellular systems
  • Dynamics of chemical networks for gene expression, cell signaling, and metabolism
  • Dynamics of single biological molecules, Energetics of molecular motors, Dynamics of DNA-protein interaction
  • Synthetic approach to biological problems, Experiment and theory of molecular evolution
  • Dynamical system's approach to brain information processing
  • Information theoretic analysis of multi-cellular recording signal from brain

Sponsored by:

Japanese Society for Promotion of Science
Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University
Graduate School of Information Science, Tohoku University
Sendai City

Cooperated with:

Biophysical Society of Japan
Physical Society of Japan
Japanese Neural Network Society

Invited speakers:

A. Aertsen (Albert-Ludwigs Univ.), U. Alon (Weizmann Institute), S. Amari (RIKEN) , D. Bensimon (ENS), W. Bialek (NEC, Princeton), E. Cox (Princeton Univ.), J. Glazier (Notre Dame Univ.), A. Guo(CAS, Beijing), Y. Husimi(Saitama Univ.), K. Kaneko (Tokyo Univ.), Y. Kuramoto (Kyoto Univ.), H. Levine (UCSD), M. Matsushita (Chuo Univ.), M. Mimura (Hiroshima Univ.), S. Ogawa (Bell Lab.), K. Sekimoto (Kyoto Univ.), J. Tanji (Tohoku Univ.), T. Yanagida (Osaka Univ.)

Advisory Committee

Shun-ichi Amari (RIKEN), Kunihiko Kaneko (University of Tokyo), Yoshiki Kuramoto (Kyoto University), Albert Libchaber (Rockefeller University), Ichiro Tsuda (Hokkaido University)

Organizing Committee

Yasuji Sawada (Tohoku University) - General Chairman
K. Nakajima (Tohoku University), M. Matsushita (Chuo University), M. Suzuki (Tohoku University), M. Sano (University of Tokyo), S. Ohta (Kyushu University), H. Honjo (Kyushu University), H. Shimizu (National Genetic Lab.), S. Sato (Shizuoka University), Y. Hayakawa (Tohoku University), Y. Hayakawa (Tohoku University), S. Nasuno (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Please send questions and concerns to conf2000@sawada.riec.tohoku.ac.jp

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