Upcoming meeting

The Mathematical Biology of Human Brain Cancer
April 20-22, 2009
Babson Executive Conference Center, Babson Park, MA


Monday, April 20, 2009
Arrival of all guests at Hotel
Afternoon Arrive at Babson Executive Conference Center and Check In
6:00 - 9:00p.m. Opening Reception and Dinner, Fireside Living Room
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
7:45 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast, Sorenson Commons
(available anytime from 7:00 -9:00 a.m.)
8:45 a.m. Assemble in Meeting Room, Charles Room
9:00 – 12:45 p.m. Brief, informal presentations introducing motivation, goals, background, and discussion questions for workshop
  9:00 a.m. Susan Fitzpatrick -- Why we're here
  9:20 a.m. David Gutmann – An overview of the experimental biomedical approach to studying brain tumors
  9:45 a.m.
Andrew Parsa – What we know and don’t know about human brain tumors
  10:15 a.m.
Jeff Bruce – Clinical hurdles and what might make a difference
  10:45 a.m. Break
  11:15 a.m. Philip Maini – An overview of the mathematical biology approach to cancer – what are we learning?
  12:15 a.m.
Kristin Swanson – Taking a mathematical approach to brain tumors – how it can affect the way we think.
  12:45 a.m. Wrap up of morning presentations
1:00 p.m. Informal conversations over lunch, Sorenson Commons
2:15 Assemble in meeting room, Charles Room
2:30- 5:00 p.m. Group Discussions
7:00 p.m. Reception and dinner, Sorenson Commons
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
7:45 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast, Sorenson Commons
8:45 a.m. Assemble in meeting room, Charles Room
9:00 a.m. Group discussions
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Discussion of next steps, concrete suggestions, future plans
1:00 p.m. Continue informal discussions over lunch, Sorenson Commons
3:00 p.m. Departures