Workshop “Education in systems biology – vision from experts”

Thursday, 17th September 2009
Tartu, Riia str. 23, room  217

Opening words – Prof. Maido Remm

9.05    MOSBIO project – brief introduction (E. Stalidzans)

9.15    Prof. Agu Laisk (University of Tartu, Department of  Biophysics and Plant Physiology) – “Systems Biology – something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.”

10.00     Märt Möls, PhD (University of Tartu, Institute of Mathematical Statistics) - “Teaching statistics to systems biology students – enabling pathways for better science.”

10.45 – 11.15    Coffee break

11.15    Prof. Raivo Vilu (Tallinn University of Technology, Department of Chemistry, Chair of Biotechnology) - “Systems biology challenges - reflections of an early bird.”

11.45    Christophe Roos, PhD (Finland)

12.15 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00    Prof. Uldis Kalnenieks (University of Latvia, director of Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology) - “Challenges of systems biology education in Latvia.”

14.20    Marko Vendelin, PhD (Tallinn University of Technology, Institute of Cybernetics)

15.00 – 15.20 Coffee break

15.20    Prof. Jaak Vilo (University of Tartu, Department of  Mathematics and Computer Science)

16.00    Egils Stalidzans, PhD (Latvia University of Agriculture, Faculty of Information Technology, Biosystems Group) – “Startup of interdiciplinary systems biology group in Latvia: Educational and research strategy.”

Conclusions of the workshop - Prof. Maido Remm