6th International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School   |   Scuola Normale Superiore - Pisa - Tuscany - Italy   |  July 22-26, 2019

Best Presentation Awards

SSBSS 2019 Best Presentation Awards:

  • Targeting cell-adaptive mechanisms of drug resistance in lethal prostate cancer
    Alessandro Vasciaveo1, Prem Subramanian1, Juan Arriaga2 , Cory Abate-Shen2, Andrea Califano1
    1 Department of Systems Biology, Columbia University, New York City,  USA
    2 Department of Medicine, Columbia University, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York City, NY 10032, USA
  • Exploring the potential of Enterobacteria as heterologous hosts for secondary metabolites through genome mining and comparative genomics
    Omkar S. Mohite1​ ​, Colton J. Lloyd2​ ​, Jonathan M. Monk2​ ​, Tilmann Weber1​ *​, Bernhard O. Palsson1​ ,2*
    1 The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.
    2 Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
  • How centrosomes choose their sizes in a common Drosophila embryo syncytium
    Siu Shing Wong and Jordan Raff
    Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
    University of Oxford, UK


Past editions:

  • SSBSS 2018:
    • Predicting gene expression levels from transcription factor binding events through machine learning
      Christoph Börlin, David Bergenholm, Petter Holland and Jens Nielsen
      Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
    • Multi-scale dynamical modelling of early T-cell precursors commitment
      Victor Olariu Annell1, Mary Yui2, Pawel Krupinski1, Wen Zhou2, Ellen Rothenberg2, Carsten Peterson1
      1 Computational Biology and Biological Physics, Lund University, Sweden
      2 Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech, USA
    • How to Improve Mycoplasma Growth: Study of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Metabolism through Genome-Scale Modeling
      Erika Gaspari
      Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
  • SSBSS 2017:
    • Yarrowia lipolytica as a synthetic biology chassis for the production of fuels and chemicals
      Rodrigo Ledesma-Amaro, Jean-Marc Nicaud
      INRA, France
    • Towards living devices – electrode engineering for photo-bioelectric interfaces with biofilms
      Tobias Wenzel, Paolo Bombelli, Daniel Haertter, Christopher Howe, Ullrich Steiner
      University of Cambridge, UK
    • Single-cell analysis reveals the dynamic behaviour of Salmonella-macrophage interactions
      Marta Andres-Terre, Keara Lane, Takamasa Kudo, Markus Covert, Denise Monack
      Stanford University, USA
    • Engineering of Yeast Cell Factories for Production of Adipic Acid from Municipal Solid Waste
      Ksenia Chekina, Vratislav Stovicek, Irina Borodina
      The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
    • Sequential Bottom-up Assembly of Functional Cell-Like Compartments using Microfluidics
      Marian Weiss, Johannes Patrick Frohnmayer, Lucia Theresa Benk, Barbara Haller, Jan-Willi Janiesch, Ilia Platzman, Joachim P. Spatz
      Max-Planck Institute of Medical Research, Germany
  • SSBSS 2015:
    • Self-construction of the Macaque Cortex
      Gabriela Michel
      Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
    • A multi-method approach in the development of a novel XNA-ligase
      Michiel Vanmeert
      University of Leuven, Belgium
    • A Synthetic Biology Approach for Screening RBP Binding Sites
      Noa Katz
      Technion, Israel
  • SSBSS 2014:
    Genotypic Diversity of a Pathogen Across Spatial Locations in the Human Lung
    Hattie Chung1, Tami Lieberman1, Sara Vargas2, Kelly Flett2, Alexander McAdam2, Gregory Priebe2 and Roy Kishony3
    1 Harvard University, USA
    2 Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
    3 Harvard Medical School, USA