The conference agenda includes lectures as well as poster sessions.

The list of confirmed speakers is as follows:

Laszlo Barabasi, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
The Architecture of Complexity: Structure and Modularity in Cellular Networks

Michael Savageau, University of California, Davis, CA
Function, Design, and Construction of Gene Circuitry

Eugene Shakhnovich, Harvard University, Boston, MA
Imprint of Evolution on Protein Structural Universe


Adam Arkin, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Playing Practical Games with Bacteria and Viruses. Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms behind Clever Cellular Stratagems

Harmen Bussemaker, Columbia University, New York, NY
Integrative Modeling of mRNA Expression and Transcription Factor Binding Data

Greg Dewey, Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA
Network Analysis of Gene Expression Time Series

Mikhail Gelfand, State Scientific Center "GosNIIGenetica", Moscow, Russia
Riboswitches: Possibly the Oldest Regulatory System

M. Elizabeth Halloran, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Graph Theory and Community Structure in Infectious Disease Models

Martijn Huynen, University of Nijmegen, Nijmeegse, Netherlands
Scale-free, Small-world Interaction Networks: Applications for Function Prediction and a Neutral Scenario for their Evolution.

Eugene Koonin, NCBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Simple Stochastic Birth and Death Models of Genome Evolution: Was There Enough Time for Us to Evolve?

Jun Liu, Harvard University, Boston, MA
BPPS: An algorithm for analyzing protein sequence alignments

Sergei Maslov, Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York, NY
Detecting Topological Patterns in Protein Networks

Shmuel Pietrokovski, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Conserved Networks of Interactions Within Protein Structures.

Andrey Rzhetsky, Columbia University, New York, NY
On Truth, Pathways and Interactions

Richard Solé, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Emergence and Selection in Genome Evolution

Eric Sonnhammer, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Orthologous protein domains in eukaryotes

John Tyson, Virginia Polytechnic, Blacksburg, VA
Computational Cell Biology: From Molecular Networks to Cell Physiology

Dennis Vitkup, Harvard University, Boston, MA
The Optimality, Expression, and Robustness of Cellular Metabolic Networks

Andreas Wagner, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
The large-scale structure of genetic networks: design, history, or (mere) chemistry?

Kevin White, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Building Developmental Networks Genome-wide in Drosophila


Jodel Bader, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MY
A Genome-scale Protein Interaction Map for Drosophila melanogaster

Roland Krause, Cellzome, Heidelberg, Germany
A Comprehensive Set of Protein Complexes by Cluster Analysis of High Throughput Biochemical Purifications in Yeast

Leonid Mirny, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Protein Complexes and Functional Modules in Molecular Networks