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Mathematical and Statistical Models for Genetic Coding

September 26th to 28th 2013, Mannheim, Germany

Programme in short

Time Thursday Friday Saturday
9.00 – 9.30 Registration
Opening at 9.30
Zoya Ignatova
What does global quantification of translation in bacteria with codon resolution teach us about translational fidelity?

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Christian J. Michel
On circular codes in genes and genomes

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9.30 – 9.35 break break
9.35 – 10.05 Marcello Barbieri
Codepoiesis - the deep logic of life

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Marcella Attimonelli
The funky role of mitochondrial DNA in the eukaryotic cell

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Hervè Seligmann
Mitochondrial tetragenes: Overlapping genes coded by tetracodons

10.05 – 10.10 break break break
10.10 – 10.40 Massimo di Giulio
The coevolution theory of the origin of the genetic code and its extension

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Alberto Danielli
Experimental approaches to enquire the mathematical structure of the genetic code

Jean-Luc Jestin
Applications in genetic coding and in protein structure prediction from the arithmetic of quadratic forms

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10.40 – 11.10 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
11.10 – 11.40 Thomas Schneider
Why is the Genetic Code Degenerate?

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Markus Gumbel
On Models of the Genetic Code generated by BDAs

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Lutz Strüngmann and Elena Fimmel
Self-complementary C3-codes and bijective transformations

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11.40 – 11.45 break break break
11.45 – 12.15 Elebeoba May
Error Control Coding Theory as a Mathematical Framework for Modeling and Monitoring Genomic Systems

Ivo Wolf
Does the speed of the ribosome correlate with mathematical properties of the genetic code?

Dennis Görlich
The genetic code as special case of a  formal model of  molecular codes
12.15 – 12.20 break break break
12.20 – 12.50 Swetlana Friedel
Mathematical and statistical models for genetic coding

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Marta di Lascio
Clustering microarray data: an approach based on copula function

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Peter R Wills
Structure and dynamics of emergent molecular biological coding

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12.50 – 14.30 Lunch break (until 12.55) Lunch
Steffen Schober
Genetic Boolean Regulatory Networks and Canalyzing Functions
(stops at 13.25)

Excursion to the city of Speyer
Departure at 14.00
Take away lunch
14.30 – 15.00 Diego Luis González
Symmetry and Information: a Mathematical Model of the genetic Code and its Consequences

15.00 – 15.05 break
15.05 – 15.35 Simone Giannerini
Dichotomic classes, short range correlations and entropy optimization in coding sequences

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15.35 – 16.00 Coffee break  
16.00 – 16.30 Elena Fimmel and Lutz Strüngmann
On Dichotomic Classes and Bijections of the Genetic Code

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16.30 – 16.35 break
16.35 – 17.05 Julyan Cartwright
Directed self-assembly: genomic assembly complexity and the dialetic of information and structure

17.05 – 17.10 break
17.10 – 17.40 Oreste Piro
On the grammar of life

17.40 – 17.45 break
17.45 – 18.15 Fabio Cecconi
Nanopores as biosensors: sequencing and theoretical challenges

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19.00 – 22.00 Conference Dinner in Speyer

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