21 Jun

MaCSBio Science Day 2022 | Visualization of complex systems

It is our pleasure to invite you to our MaCSBio Science Day 2022, which this year will be onsite again at Maastricht University. The theme of this year’s meeting is: Visualization of complex systems.

With exciting keynote lectures on the theme, Systems Biology master's students presenting their thesis work, MaCSBio staff presenting their latest research, poster sessions, and software demonstrations.


Time Session
09:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Opening and welcome - Ilja Arts, Scientific Director MaCSBio
10:10 Keynote 1 - Jan Aerts, Research Fellow at Amador Bioscience / Guest Professor at Hasselt University and Leuven University
Augmenting intelligence - the interplay between visualization and statistics
11:10 Highlight presentation - Martina Summer-Kutmon, Assistant professor MaCSBio/BiGCaT
Visualizing disease mechanisms in molecular pathways and networks
11:40 Systems Biology master students presentations
Moderator: Julia Sewall, Associate Professor/Director of Systems Biology master's programme
  • Femke Smit: A Network Approach to Investigating the Effects of Macrophage CEACAM receptor Ligation during Candida Albicans Infection
  • Maartje Koot: Dynamic Mode Decomposition of Cognitive fMRI: A Data-Driven Approach to Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Brain-Wide Activity in Cognition
  • Arina Soboleva: Evaluation of the polymorphic Gompertzian model of advanced cancer on in vitro and in vivo data
12:30 Lunch | Poster sessions | Software demonstrations
Takes place at MaCSBio offices, 3rd floor North tower PHS1
14:30 Keynote 2 - Carmen López Iglesias, Associate Professor - Maastricht Multimodal Molecular Imaging institute (M4I), Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University
Microscopic imaging of biological systems across scales
15:30 Highlight presentation Mike Gerards | Assistant professor MaCSBio, Maastricht University
A pearl-necklace of mitochondria: visualizing a novel mitochondrial shape
16:00 Closing - Renaud Jolivet, Professor MaCSBio, Maastricht University
16:10 Drinks | Poster sessions | Networking

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