5th International Symposium "Image-based Systems Biology" (IbSB 2020)

The general experience that “a picture is worth a thousand words” also holds in the field of systems biology: Image-based Systems Biology is a modern approach that aims to extract spatio-temporal information contained in images in a form that it can be used to model morphological, functional and dynamical aspects of biological processes. Image-based Systems Biology seeks to take full advantage of the information in images and establishes an essential connection between experimental and theoretical examination of biological processes at a quantitative level. This approach includes:

  • acquisition and automated analysis of image data for high-content and high-throughput screening;
  • quantitative description of biological processes by appropriate characteristic measures;
  • construction of image-derived spatio-temporal models and predictive computer simulations.

Researchers from all fields are invited to communicate their results focused on Image-based Systems Biology in order to exchange novel scientific methods and to share recent achievements from image-driven research in biology. Joint studies of experiment and theory will be highly welcomed. Furthermore, demonstrations of methods for accurate segmentation and classification of regions of interest or object-tracking that can be applied for high-content and high-throughput screening are of interest, as well as computational methods for translating images into mathematical models ranging from differential equations to agent-based methods.

Registration deadline: August 31, 2020

Abstract submission deadline: July 31, 2020

We would like to draw you attention to our "Tandem-Talk" format.

We are very happy to announce that all our invited speakers will take part in this digital event:

  • Susan Cox, London
  • Sabine Fischer, Würzburg
  • Florian Jug, Dresden
  • Tiina Roose, Southampton
  • Jason Swedlow, Dundee
  • Carolina Whälby, Uppsala
  • Christophe Zimmer, Paris

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