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SYSMED 2013 Summer School

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Event date: Sunday, 09 June 2013 02:00 pm - Monday, 10 June 2013 12:00 pm
Place: Campus Belval, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

Organized by LCSB and Systems Biology Ireland (SBI), the summer school workshops will offer lectures and hands on practical exercises focusing on highly relevant topics for systems medicine.

Following the summer school, attendees will have the opportunity to gain new insight into current systems medicine approaches during a 1-day symposium. (find additional information below) 

Extended deadline for application: May 31, 2013 


Application for summer school participation:

The workshops and symposium will be held in English. Application is open to all graduate students and young investigators interested in systems biomedicine. Participation will be restricted to a maximum of 30 attendees. Applicants will be selected based on a brief CV (max. 1 page) and motivation letter (max. 1 page). Please send both documents to jean-baptiste.burnet at uni.lu until latest 31st  of May 2013.

Registration Fees:

- 150€ per person

- 120€ per person for SBI members

- Free for University of Luxembourg (UL) students

The payment will be organized via invoice process: following the selection process, each invited participant will receive an invoice. Registration fees have to be received before start of the summer school.

The SYSMED Summer School does not cover accommodation, travel expenses, medical insurance or any other costs. 

A hotel nearby the summer school venue will offer special prices for registered participants.


Jean-Baptiste BURNET, PhD   Email: jean-baptiste.burnet@uni.lu


Additional conference participation: LCSB-ISB Partnership symposium

After the summer school, all attendees are invited to participate to the symposium held on 10th and 11th of June 2013 in Luxembourg. This symposium is organized to celebrate the strategic partnership between the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) and the Institute for Systems Biomedicine (ISB), Seattle/USA.

Keynote lectures will be held by Prof. Rudi Balling (LCSB) and Prof. Lee Hood (ISB). Presentations will focus on a handful of topics including family genomics, systems genetics, ecosystems biology, proteomics and metabolomics, neurodegeneration and systems medicine.