SIAM Conference

HAPPENING VIRTUALLY: SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS20)

June 11 - July 2, 2020

Hyatt Regency Orange County | Garden Grove, California, U.S.

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Virtual Series Schedule

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About the Conference

About the Conference


Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences.

This meeting is co-located with the SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE20).

The life sciences have become increasingly quantitative as new technologies facilitate collection and analysis of vast amounts of data ranging from complete genomic sequences of organisms to satellite imagery of forest landscapes on continental scales. As a consequence, mathematics and computational science have become crucial technologies for the study of complex models of biological processes.

The SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences brings together researchers who seek to develop and apply mathematical and computational methods in all areas of the life sciences. This conference of the activity group will provide a cross-disciplinary forum for catalyzing mathematical research relevant to the life sciences. It will facilitate rapid diffusion of new mathematical and computational methods in the life sciences, and may stimulate more researchers to work in these important areas. Mathematicians, life scientists, computational biologists, bioengineers and others interested in mathematical and computational analysis of biological systems are encouraged to attend.

Included Themes

Included Themes
  • Biofluids and Biomechanics
  • Cell and Systems Biology
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Epidemiology
  • Molecular Bioscience and Biophysics
  • Neuroscience and Behavior 
  • Physiology and Medicine

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Funding Agency

SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.

Ways to Sponsor

SIAM invites you to show support of this meeting through sponsorship opportunities ranging from support of receptions, audio-video needs, to awards for student travel, and more.

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Thank you to our sponsors

Thank you to our conference sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors

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