CONCAPAN Special Session on Bioinspired Processing

The Circuits and Systems Chapter supported the special session on Bioinspired Processing in CONCAPAN 2016. This activity was a success thanks to the technical committee on charge, the authors and invited speakers.

 

Technical Program

 Thursday, November 10th  
Session A - Chair:
8:00-8:30Plenary speaker: Ilya Vakser, Ph.D., Director of the Computational Biology Center, Kansas University
Structural modeling of interactome
8:30-9:00
9:00-9:30
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
Session B: Bioinspired Modelling and Optimization
Chair: José Luis Vásquez
10:30-11:00Jose Arturo Molina-Mora and Rodrigo Mora. Identification of cancer chemosensitivity by ODE and GMM modeling of heterogeneous cellular response to perturbations in fluorescent sphingolipid metabolismv
11:00-11:30Macarena Céspedes, Mónica Contreras, Joaquín Cordero, Gustavo Montoya, Karen Valverde and José David Rojas. A comparison of bio-inspired optimization methodologies applied to the tuning of industrial controllers
11:30-12:00Juan José Fallas-Monge, Jeffry Chavarría-Molina and Geisel Alpízar-Brenes. Combinatorial metaheuristics applied to infectious disease models
12:00-13:30Lunch
Session C: Pattern Recognition Approximations for Biology and Natural Science
Chair: Jorge Arroyo
13:30-14:00Rodrigo Chacón Quesada, Saul Calderon Ramirez and Francisco Siles . Improving the Temporal Segmentation in Digital Videos using the Deceived Bilateral Filter
14:00-14:30Juan Pablo Prendas Rojas, Geovanni Figueroa Mata, Melvin Ramírez Bogantes, Carlos M Travieso Gonzalez, Ingrid Aguilar Monge and Eduardo Herrera González . Automatic discrimination of Costa Rican stingless bees based on modified SIFT of its winds
14:30-15:00Saul Calderon Ramirez, Juan Carlos Cruz Naranjo, Daniel Moya Sanchez and Juan Manuel Valverde . A first glance on the enhancement of digital cell activity videos from glioblastoma cells with nuclear staining
15:00-15:30
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:40Roundtable discussion: Perspectives about research and innovation (in, to and from Costa Rica).
(Moderator: Rodrigo Mora)
16:30-17:00
17:00-17:30
Friday, November 11th
Session D
8:00-8:30Plenary speaker: Özgür Şahin, Ph.D., Bilkent University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Ankara (Turkey)
“Systems level analysis of drug resistance and metastasis in breast cancer”
8:30-9:00
9:00-9:30
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
Session E: Regular track: The Intersection of Engineering and Natural Science
Chair: Andrés Segura
10:30-11:00Arys Carrasquilla-Batista, Alfonso Chacón-Rodríguez and Milton Solorzano-Quintana. Using IoT resources to enhance the accuracy of overdrain measurements in greenhouse horticulture
11:00-11:30Marta Vilchez-Monge, Alejandro Truque-Barrantes and Gabriela Ortiz-Leon. Design and Construction of a Hydro-pneumatic Mock Circulation Loop that Emulates the Systemic Circuit of the Circulatory System
11:30-12:00Jaime Cascante-Vindas, Francisco Siles, Antonio Diez and Miguel Vicente Andrés. Manufacturing of All-Fiber Q-Switch Lasers for Supercontinuum Generation
12:00-13:30Lunch
Session F : Regular track: Advances in Biological and Bioinspired Computation
Chair: Juan Crespo
13:30-14:00Edwin Baez, Francisco Siles and Rodrigo Mora. A biocomputational application for the automated construction of large-scale metabolic models from transcriptomic data
14:00-14:30Mansai Acón, Francisco Siles and Rodrigo Mora. A biocomputational platform for the automated construction of large-scale mathematical models of miRNA-transcription factor networks for studies on gene dosage compensation
14:30-15:00Rodrigo Mora and Jose Arturo Molina-Mora. Characterization of heterogeneous response to chemotherapy by perturbation-based modeling of fluorescent sphingolipid metabolism in cancer cell subpopulations
15:00-15:30
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-16:40Fast track: Preliminary and promisory results by young costarican researchers.
(Moderator: Francisco Siles)
16:30-17:00
17:00-17:30

 

Session Chair:

Dr. Juan Luis Crespo,

Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, jcrespo(at)tec.ac.cr

 

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