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2nd INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
ON COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY
11-13 September 2006

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Programme

Day 1: Methodological Concepts in Environmental Risk Assessment

Educational blocks, lectures:

08.30 - 09.00 Opening of the Summer School

09.00 - 10.00 Environmental and human risk assessment: methodology and contribution of modern ICT
Ladislav Dušek (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

10.00 - 10.15 Coffee break

10.15 - 11.45 Design and data specification in environmental studies
Abdel El-Shaarawi (National Water Research Institute, Ontario, Canada)

11.45 - 12.30 Lunch break

12.30 - 14.00 Environmental data exploration with data mining techniques - a new challenge
Jan Žižka (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

14.00 - 14.15 Coffee break

14.15 - 15.45 Risks affecting biodiversity
Serge Morand (University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France)

15.45 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 17.40 Students' presentations:
16.00-16.20 Pablo Morlachi
16.20-16.40 Tomáš Hudík - Data mining of characteristics of biological communities
16.40-17.00 Eva Gelnarová - APC models in epidemiology
17.00-17.20 Radim Klapka - Clustering of biological communities

There will be a social program in the evening: a party with South Moravian wine tasting


Day 2: Statistical Methods and Modelling

Educational blocks, lectures:

09.00 - 10.30 Statistical methods in environmetrics
Lubomír Kubáček (Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic)

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee break

10.45 - 12.15 Regression modelling of environmental data
Michael G. Schimek (Medical University of Graz, Austria)

12.15 - 13.00 Lunch break

13.00 - 14.30 Current trends in modelling with uncertainties
Jiří Hřebíček, Michal Hejč (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

14.30 - 14.45 Coffee break

14.45 - 16.15 Geographic data mining
Lubomír Popelínský (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

16.15 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 - 17.30Students' presentations:
16.30-16.50 Petr Bureš - Confidence intervals in dose-response modeling in ecotoxicology
16.50-17.10 Petr Pavliš - Information systems for environmental and epidemiological monitoring

There will be a social program in the evening: general discussion


Day 3: ICT and Data Visualization in Environmental Risk Assessment

Educational blocks, lectures:

09.00 - 10.30 Service oriented information systems
Jaroslav Ráček, Jiří Hřebíček (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee break

10.45 - 12.15 Automated processing and visualization of data from environmental biomonitoring networks: case study on freshwater ecosystems
Jiří Jarkovský, Ladislav Dušek, Jaroslav Ráček (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

12.15 - 13.00 Lunch break

13.00 - 14.30 Using principles of ambient mobile intelligence for environmental and epidemiological spatial data
Karel Charvát (Czech Center for Strategic Studies, Czech Republic)

14.30 - ... Announcement of the best students' presentations; discussion with students

IBA 2nd International summer school on COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY is organized by
Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126/3 Brno, Czech Republic, http://www.iba.muni.cz