Newsroom and Events where to meet our Team

Where you can find out more about our project, on paper and in person:


 SyMBioSys final symposium9 September 2018, Athens, Library NCSR Democritus Athens.   

“Methods for training signalling networks to data by using multiple logic formalisms” (Enio Gjerga), at BIOMS Symposium 2018
“Inferring dynamics in metabolic networks via optimality principles: the interplay of constraints and trade-offs” (Nikos Tsiatis), at ICSB 2018
Logical Modelling of Cellular Networks Workshop 6 – Advances in computational methods for the modelling of signalling networks by Enio Gjerga, at ECCB 2018, Workshop 6
“Modelling signalling networks from mass spectrometry phopshoproteomics using Integer Linear Programming” (Enio Gjerga), at ECCB 2018
“Reduction of logic-based differential equation models improving identifiability” (Jake Pitt), at ECCB 2018
“Inferring metabolic dynamics using optimal control: the role of constraints and trade-offs” (Nikos Tsiatis), at ECCB 2018
A Review of Dynamic Modeling Approaches and Their Application in Computational Strain Optimization for Metabolic Engineering, Osvaldo D. Kim, Miguel Rocha and  Paulo Maia in Frontiers of Microbiology, July 2018.
Critical Assessment of Parameter Estimation Methods in Models of Biological Oscillators, Jake Alan Pitt, Lucian Gomoescu, Constantinos C. Pantelides, Benoît Chachuat, Julio R. Banga, in IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 51, Issue 19, 2018, Pages 72-75
Optimality and identification of dynamic models in systems biology: an inverse optimal control framework, Nikolaos Tsiantis, Eva Balsa-Canto, Julio R Banga, in Bioinformatics, Volume 34, Issue 14, 15 July 2018, Pages 2433–2440
“Critical Assessment of Parameter Estimation Methods in Models of Biological Oscillators” (Jake Pitt and Lucian Gomoescu) at FOSBE 2018
“Parameter estimation in models of biological oscillators: dealing with multimodality and overfitting” (Jake Pitt and Julio Banga) at ECMTB 2018
SyMBioSys webinar on Networks Visualisation, speaker Paulo Maia:
SyMBioSys webinar on Bayesian Parameter Estimations , speaker: Costas Pantelides
SyMBioSys webinar on Cell Signalling, speakers: Julio Saez-Rodriguez, Aurelien Dugourd and Enio Gjerga.
SyMBioSys webinar on Global Sensitivity Analysis, speaker: Sergei Kucherenko.
Optimality and identification of dynamic models in systems biology: an inverse optimal control framework, Nikolaos Tsiatis, Eva Balsa-Canto, Julio R. Banga, Bioinformatics, March 2018.
NADH Shuttling Couples Cytosolic Reductive Carboxylation of Glutamine with Glycolysis in Cells with Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Gaude E, Schmidt C, Gammage PA, Dugourd A, Blacker T, Chew SP, Saez-Rodriguez J, O’Neill JS, Szabadkai G, Minczuk M, Frezza C., Mol Cell. 2018 Feb 15;69(4):581-593.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2018.01.034
Pathway-based technologies for early drug discovery, in Stem Cells and Development, Chris Fotis, Asier Antoranz, Dimitris Hatziavramidis, Theodore Sakellaropoulos and Leonidas G. Alexopoulos, Drug Discovery Today, January 2018.
SyMBioSys seminar by Dr. Alex Kyparissides on “Parameters in Mathematical models and how to treat them: Estimation, Uncertainty and Sensitivity(27 September, 10am, Imperial College London, Chemical Engineering department, RODH C615)
Michail Klontzas is Featured Scientist (Sept-Oct 2017) – Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Network
“Modeling signaling networks from mass spectrometry phosphoproteomics data using Integer Linear Programming” (Enio Gjerga ) at the HUPO Conference 2017  – 16th Human Proteome Organisation World Congress 2017.
“Toward the identification of new cancer therapy targets using metabolic modeling in a human genome scale model” (Maria Masid Barcon) at the Biochemical and Molecular Engineering xx 2017.
“Bayesian parameter estimation using gPROMS” (Lucian Gomoescu) at PSE @ ResearchDay UK , 27 June 2017.
“Integrated experimental-modelling approach for the osteogenic differentiation of umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cells for bone tissue engineering applications” (Michail Klontzas and Romuald Gyorgy) at TERMIS 2017
“Metabolomics as a sensitive tool to assess the efficiency of umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cell osteogenic differentiation” (Michail Klontzas) at ISSCR 2017
Gli1+ Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Are a Key Driver of Bone Marrow Fibrosis and an Important Cellular Therapeutic Target, Rebekka K. Schneider, Ann Mullally, Aurelien Dugourd, Fabian Peisker, Remco Hoogenboezem, Paulina M.H. Van Strien, Eric M. Bindels, Dirk Heckl, Guntram Beusche, David Fleck, Gerhard Muller-Newen, Janewit Wongboonsin, Monica Ventura Ferreira, Victor G. Puelles, Julio Saez-Rodriguez, Benjamin L. Ebert, Benjamin D. Humphreys, and Rafael Kramann, in Cell Stem Cell, April 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.stem.2017.03.008
Mechanism-based biomarker discovery, Asier Antoranz, Theodore Sakellaropoulos, Julio Saez-Rodriguez, Leonidas G. Alexopoulos, in Drug Discovery Today.
Metabolomics Analysis of the Osteogenic Differentiation of Umbilical Cord Blood Mesenchymal Stem Cells REveals Differential Sensitivity to Osteogenic Agents, Michail E. Klontzas, Spyros I. Vernardis, Manolis Heliotis, Eleftherios Tsiridis, Athanasios Mantalaris, in Stem Cells and Development, Volume 26- Issue 10.
SyMbioSys Article on the frontpage of Stem Cells and Development:
SymBioSys research will be presented at the Advanced Process Modeling Forum 2017, 25 April 2017.
SymBioSys research will be disseminated at the CPSE Industrial Consortium Meeting, 1-2 December 2016.
SymBioSys research will be disseminated in the event “School of Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – 70 years” that will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 15-16 October 2016.
“Biological oscillators: handling model calibration issues” (Jake Pitt) and “Understanding dynamics in biochemical pathways via optimality principles” (Nikos Tsiantis) at ICSB 2016.
“Using optimal control to understand complex metabolic pathways” (Nikos Tsiantis) and “Parameter estimation in models of biological oscillators: pitfalls and solutions” (Jake Pitt) at IFAC FOSBE 2016.
“Development of trans-omic data trained hybrid models” (Aurelien Dugourd) at ByteMal 2016
“Development of data trained hybrid models” (Aurelien Dugourd) at Sysbio2016.


Network Events:
These are Network-wide events. If you’d like to meet our consortium in these dates, please liaise with the project manager.
Kick-Off Meeting: London, 14 September 2015
Training School A: London, 27 June – 3 July 2016
First Network meeting: London, 4 July 2016
Training School B: Vigo, 26-30 September 2016
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Training School C: Berlin, 19-23 February 2017
Second Network Meeting: 24 February 2017 
Mid-Term Review Meeting: London, 28 September 2017
Training School D: Lausanne, 13-17 November 2017

Training School E: Athens, 6-8 September 2018