30 - 31 October 2014
Organisers: Rosalind Allen (Edinburgh), Thomas Curtis (Newcastle), Thomas Pfeiffer (Massey), William Sloan (Glasgow), Orkun Soyer (Warwick) and Carsten Wiuf (Copenhagen)
In recent years, our understanding of how microbial communities develop and function has been revolutionized by advances in both DNA sequencing and microscopy. Mathematical tools provide a powerful tool for making sense of such data. This workshop will bring together leaders in the field, both from the experimental and theoretical sides, to highlight the current state of our understanding of microbial community structure, function and dynamics, and to discuss to productive future directions. The workshop will focus on ecology, evolution and dynamics. The workshop will take place at the Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, as part of a longer-term research programme on the study of function and structure of microbial communities. It will be preceded by a training event, aimed at early career researchers but all are welcome also to attend.
Invited speakers will be announced shortly.
The Registration Package includes admission to all seminars, lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place (Thursday – Friday), wine reception and formal dinner, but does not include other meals or accommodation.
Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event. For all remaining participants who would like to attend, such as Visiting Fellows, programme participants or their guests, the above charge will apply.
Unfortunately we do not have any accommodation to offer so all successful applicants will need to source their own accommodation. Please see the Hotels Combined website for a list of local hotels and guesthouses.
Lunch will be served at Wolfson Court in the Cafeteria from 12:30 to 13:30 on days that lectures take place.
Participants are free to make their own arrangements for dinner.
The Formal Dinner will take place at 19:30 on Wednesday 29 October at Emmanuel College . Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event.
If you are on the dinner list please ensure you arrive by 19:15 at the College