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Metabolic Pathway Analysis: The Frontiers

The fundamental study of biology has undergone a significant transformation from qualitative description to quantitative prediction of biological systems. MPA 2021 will focus on the frontiers of theoretical and computational approaches to decode biological principles behind metabolic networks, helping better understand rules of life and enabling biosystems design to tackle challenging problems related to health, food, energy, and the environment. The presentations will be organized into five themes including:

  • Fundamentals of Network Structure and Metabolism
  • Modular and Biosystems Design
  • Resource Allocation and Metabolism
  • Advances in Methods, Algorithms, and Tools Development
  • Applications in Systems/Synthetic Biology/Metabolic Engineering.

Unique to MPA 2021 will be also a series of tutorials organized on the first day of the conference that aims to cover the latest tool development from skilled professionals.

Scheduled Speakers

Steven Abel.

Steven Abel

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
United States

Daniel Amador-Noguez.

Daniel Amador-Noguez

University of Wisconsin
United States

Nanette Boyle.

Nanette Boyle

Colorado School of Mines
United States

Anne Goelzer.

Anne Goelzer

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Note: Virtual Only

William Harcombe.

William Harcombe

University of Minnesota
United States

Soha Hassoun.

Soha Hassoun

Tufts University
United States

Christopher Henry.

Christopher Henry

Argonne National Laboratory
United States

Terry Hwa.

Terry Hwa

University of California, San Diego
United States
Note: Virtual Only

Steffen Klamt.

Steffen Klamt

Max Planck Institute, Magdeburg

Costas Maranas.

Costas Maranas

Pennsylvania State University
United States

Balazs Papp.

Balázs Papp

Biological Research Center

Ines Thiele.

Ines Thiele

National University of Ireland
Note: Virtual Only

Key Dates

Workshop, Keynote Talk, and Reception
Fieldtrip to Smoky Mountains
Dinner at the Sunsphere

August 2, 2021
August 4, 2021
August 5, 2021

Previous Conferences

Previous editions of this conference were hosted at the below locations.