KITP Program: Pattern Formation in Physics and Biology (Aug 11 - Dec 19, 2003)
Coordinators: E. Bodenschatz, N. Goldenfeld, P. Jung, H. Levine, S. Schiff

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KITP Workshop on
Tumor Biology Modeling
December 11-13, 2003
Coordinator: Thomas S. Deisboeck, MD

Thursday, December 11, 2003   Molecular Level

9:30 a.m. Dr. Gustavo A. Stolovitzky, PhD
IBM Functional Genomics and Systems Biology Modeling Group
Can we identify cellular processes that behave differentially in related cancers using gene expression data?
10:30 a.m. Dr. Ricard V. Solé, PhD
ICREA - Complex Systems Lab, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Cancer quasispecies[Aud][Cam]
1:30 p.m. Dr. Robert A. Gatenby, MD
Department of Radiology, University of Arizona
Modeling the somatic evolution of invasive cancer using information theory and evolutionary game theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:30 p.m. Dr. James D. Murray, PhD
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
On the spatiotemporal growth and control of brain tumors

Friday, December 12, 2003    Multicellular Level

9:30 a.m. Dr. David E. Axelrod, PhD
Department of Genetics, Rutgers University
Tumor progession and heterogeneity[Aud][Cam]
10:30 a.m. Dr. Kevin Painter, PhD
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Modeling the evolution of tumors through phenotypic mutation[Aud][Cam]
1:30 p.m. Dr. Thomas S. Deisboeck, MD
Complex Biosystems Modeling Laboratory, Harvard-MIT
Modeling tumors as complex biological systems[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:00 p.m. Dr. Alexander R. A. Anderson, PhD
Department of Mathematics, University of Dundee
Mathematical modeling of angiogenesis: predicting drug flow through vascular networks[Aud][Cam]

Saturday, December 13, 2003    Macroscopic & (Pre)Clinical Level

9:00 a.m. tentative time Dr. Joseph R. Nevins, PhD
Computational and Applied Genomic Program, Duke University
Gene expression phenotypes of oncogenic pathways and breast cancers[Aud][Cam]
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