SMB Digest Volume 18 Issue 25

June 20, 2018
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From: <>
Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 7:24 PM
Subject: Webcast-Training Next-Gen Biomed. Scientists, June 28

Reminder to Register for Keystone Symposia Webcast on Training
Next-Gen Biomedical Scientists
Webcast with Live Q&A

We’d like to remind you to register, if you haven’t already, for the
free June 28 virtual webcast on Training Next-Gen Underrepresented
(UR) Biomedical Scientists: What Works, What’s Wrong, What’s Right on

Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 ET
Register for events here:


From: Doron Levy <>
Date: Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 5:01 PM
Subject: Conf: Mathematical Models in Cancer, July 20-21, Vienna

The Fourth Annual Vienna workshop on Mathematics in Medicine will be
held in the Wolfgang Pauli Institute in Vienna, July 20-21, 2018.

The topic of this year’s workshop is Mathematical Models in Cancer.

For further information see

Participation in the conference is free, but registration is required.
Please send an RSVP to

From: Frank W. Kunkle <>
Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 12:25 PM
Subject: Conf: Upcoming SIAM Conferences

For the following upcoming SIAM conferences:
  SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS18)
  Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth
  SIAM TX-LA Sectional Meeting and LSU-UH-TAMU Undergraduate Conference
please see this link for full detail:

The Call for Presentations for SIAM Conference on Computational
Science and Engineering (CSE19) is available at

From: Madalena Chaves <>
Date: Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 8:19 AM
Subject: CfP: MLCSB18, Dec., 17-18, Chile

Call for papers:
December 17-18, 2018, Santiago de Chile, Chile

** Important dates:
– Abstract deadline: 8 September 2018; Full paper deadline: 15 September 2018
– Author notification: 15 October 2018; Camera ready: 30 October 2018

** Submissions should be done via the Online Conference System (OCS)
of Springer using the link Both full papers (15
pages limit) and extended abstracts (2-5 pages) are welcome.
Proceedings with full papers will be published by Springer Lecture
Notes in Computer Science Series.

More information, visit the website:

From: Wiley <>
Date: Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 6:15 PM
Subject: ToC – WIREs Syst Biol Med Content

Volume 10, Issue 4 Pages, July/August 2018

From: Sara Jabbari (School of Mathematics) <>
Date: Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 6:27 AM
Subject: PhD: Molecular & Sys. Bio., UK/Würzburg, Germany

PhD Studentship in Molecular Biology and Systems Biology Modelling as
part of a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) and
European Joint Doctorate (EJD).

Deadline: 24th June 2018.

Details can be found here:

From: Carmen Molina-Paris <>
Date: Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 12:53 PM
Subject: PhD: 3 posts in Math Immunology, EU

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in Mathematical Immunology (3 posts

Are you interested in the field of Mathematical Immunology, in the
first four years of your research career and based outside the UK?
Would you like to carry out research and participate in the activities
of the European Union (EU) funded H2020 Marie Curie Initial Training
Network (QuanTII), involving universities, Research Institutes, and
industrial companies across Europe and the USA?

More info and to apply:

From: Gallo, James <>
Date: Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:48 PM
Subject: Postdoc: QSP, U. at Buffalo, US

The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
has an exciting opportunity available to join a cancer pharmacology
lab that emphasizes pharmacokinetic (PK), pharmacodynamic (PD), and
quantitative systems pharmacology (QSP) approaches to study brain
tumors. The lab integrates experimental data with mathematical models
or QSP models to characterize drug action and predict drug responses
in patients.  The ultimate goal is to bridge preclinical and clinical
drug development paradigms and advance precision medicine.

The position is in the lab of Prof. James M. Gallo ( in
the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. The department
is a premier research unit with a storied tradition of excellence in
PK/PD research. Ongoing projects are in anticancer drug development,
drug resistance, cell state, epigenetics and tumor heterogeneity.

The scientist will join a highly interactive department with a central
focus of PK/PD/QSP modeling, and have opportunities to interact with
highly talented graduate students, and scientists within the
university including Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Please apply by sending a CV directly to J. M. Gallo directly at the
above email.

Position Responsibilities:
Develop PK/PD/QSP models using a variety of computer programs.
Participate in lab meetings and contribute to the training of
students and lab personnel in advanced modeling methods.
Interact positively with scientific personnel across different
disciplines to advance QSP.
Provide expert support of computer systems used for the labs
modeling efforts.
Maintain abreast of current literature in the fields relevant
to lab projects.
Provide reports based on your work for scientific publications
and extramural funding applications.
Advance your knowledge of QSP modeling methods and implement
those as needed.

Position Requirements:
Ph.D. in Engineering, Mathematics, Pharmacometrics, Systems
   Biology/Pharmacology or a related field.
Demonstration of mathematical modeling & computer simulation
  experience; preferably related to biomedical/pharmaceutical
Expertise in Matlab/SimBiology/Simulink.
Additional familiarity with R, JDesigner/Systems Biology
  Workbench, and related programs desirable.

The University at Buffalo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer (AA/EOE).

From: Semidan Robaina Estevez <>
Date: Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 12:15 PM
Subject: Postdoc: Math. Modeling of Photosynthesis…, U. of Potsdam

Postdoctoral position in mathematical modeling of the systemic control
of photosynthesis in the algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.

The position is available for 3 years starting in Fall 2018, with an
appointment in the department of Bioinformatics of the University of
Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany. The salary is determined by the collective
bargaining agreement for public employees in Germany (TV-L 13 Ost).
The offered position is a part of a project funded by the Human
Frontier Science Program in collaboration with Dimitrios Petroutsos
(CNRS-Grenoble), Arthur Grossman (Stanford University), and Chuan He
(University of Chicago).

Brief descriptions of the overall project can be found via the following link:

Applicants should send their application materials with proof of
required qualifications by June 30th, 2018 at the latest by e-mail in
a single pdf file with the subject note “Application HFSP” to Prof.
Dr. Zoran Nikoloski (

From: Alison Hill <>
Date: Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 2:15 PM
Subject: Postdoc: Mathematical Modeling of HIV, Harvard, US

The Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University welcomes
applications for a postdoctoral fellow to work in the field of
infectious disease modeling. We are seeking a motivated and creative
PhD-level scientist with experience applying mathematics to biological

More information about our research can be found at
More information about the position can be found at:
Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Alison Hill (

From: Rangel, Misty <>
Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Subject: Faculty Position: Math & Stats, Texas Tech U.

Faculty Positions, Mathematics & Statistics, Texas Tech University, Fall 2019

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Texas Tech University
invites applications for tenure-track positions beginning Fall 2019.
Candidates should apply at In
addition to the mandated online application, applicants must have
three reference letters e-mailed to Review of
applications will begin Sep 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted
until Dec 1, 2018.

Please see the link below for more information:

From: Science Awards & Prizes <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:04 AM
Resent-from: Raymond Mejía <>
Subject: Science & SciLifeLab… Now Accepting Entries

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists Now Accepting Entries.

Who will be the next winner of Science and SciLifeLab’s Prize for
Young Scientists?

More info and to apply:

Application deadline: July 15th, 2018

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