UGPN Interdisciplinary Doctoral Seminar 2015
From cells to societies: the roles of modelling in improving health outcomes
20-25 July 2015
This five day research seminar will bring together PhD students and staff from the three founding members of the University Global Partnership Network – the University of São Paulo (USP), North Carolina State University (NC State) and the University of Surrey (Surrey). It will concentrate on the role of modelling in improving health outcomes. The provisional programme includes:
Interactive sessions among seminar participants, designed to build an interdisciplinary network among students from three universities
Presentations and discussions on modelling in molecular biology, systems biology, and transmission dynamics
Group assignments on modelling
University of Surrey, UK. Surrey is located in the town of Guildford, a 35 minute train ride from Central London.
The seminar will begin on Monday 20th July and conclude on Friday 24th July. There will be an optional off-campus trip to London on Saturday 25th July. Participants from USP and NC State are expected to arrive in the UK on Saturday 18th July and to depart on Sunday 26th July.
Friday 24th July
Modelling in vaccines
‘Systems Vaccinology: Enabling rational vaccine design with systems biological approaches’ (Dr. Helder Nakaya, USP)
Group assignment discussion