Program and Abstracts

All talks ecxept the join talks with DLT-2022 will be in ISA 1061 (see the google map).

See the abstracts in the conference brochure.

Monday, May 9
1:00pm-1:50pm Registration

Room: ISA 1051

Room: ISA 1051

Jarkko Kari
Algebraic methods for periodicity in multidimensional symbolic dynamics

3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee break
3:30pm-4:30pm De Witt Sumners
Knots in biology and fluid dynamics
4:30pm-5:00pm Chad Giusti
Iterated integrals for time-varying persistence diagrams
Tuesday, May 10
9:00am-9:30am Breakfast
9:30am-10:30am Mariel Vazquez
Topological considerations in genome biology
10:30am-11:00am Coffee break
11:00am-11:30am Rob Scharein
Knot shadows in the field
11:30am-12:30pm Sarah Olson
Modeling cell motility: from agent based models to continuous approximations
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch break
2:00pm-2:30pm Radmila Sazdanovic
Data, relations and their shape
2:30pm-3:00pm Pawel Dlotko
Shapes and their meaning in biology
3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee break
3:30pm-4:00pm Noureen Khan
Encoding virtual tangles for topological conformation of DNA bounds

 Asja Radja
Patterns on single cell surfaces

4:30pm-5:00pm Giuliana Indelicato
A jigsaw puzzle for Thermus virus P23-77
5:00pm-7:00pm Reception / Poster session
Wednesday, May 11
9:00am-9:30am Breakfast
Room: ISA 1051
Paola Bonizzoni
How can formal languages help pangenomics?
10:30am-11:00am Emanuela Merelli
The topology of RNA folding
11:00am-11:30am Coffee break
11:30am-12:00pm Abdulmelik Mohammed
Genome rearrangement dynamics in the ciliate oxytricha trifallax

Ian McQuillan
Inference and machine learning with Lindenmayer systems
Online talk: zoom link

12:30pm-1:00pm Stella Hartono
Understanding the relationship between co-transcriptional R-loops and DNA topology
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch break
2:00pm-3:00pm Peter Bubenik
Topological data analysis for biological images and video

Coffee break

3:30pm-4:00pm Tom Needham
Hypergraph co-optimal transport
4:00pm-4:30pm Daniela Genova
Equivalence and minimization of reaction systems
Thursday, May 12
Room: ISA 1051
Announcement of awards
10:30am-11:00am Yuanan Diao
The ropelengths of alternating knots
11:00am-11:30am Coffee break
11:30am-12:30pm Vladimir Itzkov
The topology of Boltzmann machines: learning and dimensionality
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch break
2:00pm-2:30pm Francesca Storici
Models for DNA-RNA interactions in double-strand break repair
2:30pm-3:00pm Michela Quadrini
RNA abstractions for structural comparison and classification
3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee break
3:30pm-4:30pm Christine Heitsch
Can geometric combinatorics improve RNA folding predictions?
4:30pm-5:00pm Svetlana Poznanovic
Improving RNA branching predictions: advances and limitations
7:00pm-10:00pm Conference dinner
Friday, May 13
9:00am-9:30am Breakfast
9:30am-10:30am Ion Petre
Network controllability: algorithmics and applications in medicine
10:30am-11:00am Coffee break
11:00am-12:00pm Lila Kari
Mathematical representations of DNA sequences and the biodiversity grand challenge
12:00am-12:30pm Matt Macauley
Artifacts of synchrony in Boolean models of tryptophan