Photos courtesy of Sebastien Colin and Colomban de Vargas


This conference will be held at the University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris on November 5-6, 2015. It is the 5th event of a thematic series of interdisciplinary symposia focusing on various aspects of Genomics.

The objective of this conference series is to gather scientists originating from several disciplines such as biology, mathematics, physics, and computational biology and to provide participants with an integrated vision of novel approaches that are shaping the role of genomics in several scientific areas. This year, the main topics will be centered on microbial communities, and will include:

  1. Evolutionary aspects of microbial communities
  2. Ecology of microbial communities
  3. Functional aspects of microbial communities
  4. Artificial systems


Invited Speakers:

ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
ICAN, Université Pierre et Marie Curie/INSERM, Paris, France
Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy
Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
University of California, San Francisco, USA
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Station Biologique de Roscoff, Roscoff, France
MIT, Boston, USA and ETH, Zurich, Switzerland 
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