The Society for Mathematical Biology
Annual Meeting and Conference, July 21-26, 2019
The 2019 Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB) will be held in Montréal (Canada) from July 21-26, 2019. The conference theme is From genome to biome. The conference is organized by the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) and will be held on the campus of the Université de Montréal.
Helen Byrne, University of Oxford - Leah Edelstein-Keshet Prize
Caroline Colijn, Simon Fraser University
Craig, Université de Montréal - Lee A. Segel Prize (junior)
Kim Cuddington, University of Waterloo
Jinzhi Lei, Tsinghua University
Noaki Masuda, University of Bristol - Akira Okubo Prize
Nick Monk, University of Sheffield - John Jungck Prize
Arthur Sherman, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ¿
Arthur T. Winfree Prize
Moritz Thon, Technical University of Munich - Lee A. Segel Prize (senior)
Lindi Wahl, Western University
Call for Contributed Papers and Posters
Participants are invited to submit Contributed Paper and Poster presentations.
INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE HERE
Submission deadline for Contributed Papers and Posters : March 29
Call for Minisymposium Proposals
Minisymposia are a crucial component of the Conference.
We invite Minisymposium proposals with 4 or 8 speakers over one or two periods of two-hour duration (4 speakers per period, typically 25 minute talks followed by 5 minute question period). Organizers are asked to select speakers with an eye to gender and geographical balance.
Fill out the form : SMB2019-MinisymposiumProposal
Submission deadline for Minisymposium Proposal : February 15 - PASSED
Participants are expected to make their own arrangements.
Residences are available on campus, in limited numbers.
Terrasse Royale Hotel is the only hotel close to (15 minute-walk) campus.
Other accommodation suggestions are here : all are close to public transit.
All fees are in Canadian dollars
Early registration until April 20:
Student: 350 $ CAD
SMB Member: 450 $ CAD
Non-Member: 550 $ CAD
Registration from April 21 to July 13:
Student: 450 $ CAD
SMB Member: 550 $ CAD
Non-Member: 650 $ CAD
Only on-site registration will be accepted after July 13:
Student: 500 $ CAD
Member: 600 $ CAD
Non-Member: 700 $ CAD
On the registration form, there are several extras that can be added, some of which require additional fees.
A banquet in a uniquely Montreal venue will be held on Wednesday July 24,
at an additionnal cost of $100 per person.
A Pre-conference Early Career workshop will be held on Sunday July 21,
at an additionnal cost of $40 per person.
A Mentoring Program is held throughout the Conference, at no cost. Indicate on the «Additional Comments » at the bottom of the registration form if you want to participate, and specify whether it is as a Mentor or Mentee.
Payment can be made through the online registration form.
Some financial support is available for students, postdoctoral fellows and junior scientists. This application is separate from registration, and is here.
The Conference will run from Sunday July 21 (Welcome Reception around Dinner time) to Friday July 26 Midday.
Scientific activities will run from Monday July 22 morning to Friday July 26 Midday.
Jane Heffernan (York University) Co-Chair
Jacques Bélair (Université de Montréal) Co-Chair
Alexander Anderson (Moffitt Cancer Center)
Arino (University of Manitoba)
Daniel Coombs (University of British Columbia)
Frédéric Guichard (McGill University)
Thomas Hillen (University of Alberta)
Anmar Khadra (McGill University)
Stéphanie Portet (University of Manitoba)
Ami Radunskaya (Pomona College)
Watmough (University of New
Huaiping Zhu (York University)
Local Organizing Committee
Jacques Bélair, Chair