UT Dallas to Host Computational Biology Conference
Leading Experts to Speak at Three-Day Event in Richardson

The University of Texas at Dallas will host a conference entitled “Frontiers in Mathematical and Computational Biology” June 17 – 19, 2001, on its campus in Richardson, Texas. The event is sponsored by UTD, the Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology, AstraZeneca Research and Development and Bionumerik Pharmaceuticals.

The conference will address a variety of topics, including neuroscience, cardiac dynamics, biochemical reaction networks and cell signaling, bioinformatics and functional genomics and DNA energetics. Speakers include leading experts in these fields from a number of universities, including UTD, The University of Texas at Austin, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Case Western Reserve University, Rutgers University, New York University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Although anyone may attend the conference, it should be of particular interest to educators, students, researchers and scientists involved in the computational sciences. There is a registration fee to attend the entire program, which includes lunches on two days. There is no charge to attend individual sessions. For additional information, please visit the conference web site,, or call Isabel Darcy, assistant professor in the UTD School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 972-883-4435.

Media Contact: The Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, [email protected].

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